Assistant Professorship for International Politics and Conflict Studies

Prof. Dr. Sophia Hoffmann
Prof. Dr. Sophia Hoffmann


In view of the current situation, you will find here a small collection of various educational materials on the Middle East conflict.


IR students have the following additional option offered in the module SV IntB. Paul Witzenhausen will teach a seminar on "Critical Approaches to Core Concepts of IB" , time/place: MI 8-10 am, LG1 323.

"Espionage in peacetime and in war are almost two different areas." For its podcast "Der Rest ist Geschichte", Deutschlandfunk spoke with Sophia Hoffmann about the work of intelligence services (from Min 5.35)


Lehrgebäude 1, lecture hall 3 (C03 / Campus)

Sophia Hoffmann in an interview with KATAPULT

KATAPULT Interview Podcast
KATAPULT Interview Link to the Podcast

Sophia Hoffmann in the show KiKa Aktuell

KiKa show
KiKa Aktuell Link to video
Scholars from the University of Erfurt take over the editorship of the "European Journal of International Relations".

Prof. Dr. Oliver Kessler, Professor of International Relations, will hold the position of Editor-in-Chief. He is supported in the editorial work by Dr. Zeynep Gülşah Çapan, Visiting Scholar, and Prof. Dr. Sophia Hoffmann, Junior Professor of International Politics and Conflict Studies. Furthermore, the Norwegian political scientist Halvard Leira and the Belgian political scientist Jorg Kustermans are part of the editorial board. The Editorial Board now also includes Prof. Dr. Andreas Goldthau and Prof. Dr. Achim Kemmerling, both from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt. Madeleine Böhm, a staff member at the Chair of International Relations, supports the journal in social media. 

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