Awarding of the Doctoral Prize by the University of Erfurt

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On 4 July 2019, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the University of Erfurt, the awarding of a doctoral prize was initiated for the first time. Every two years excellent dissertations of early stage researchers, who submitted their theses at the University of Erfurt and got full marks for it, will be honored by the nomination for the award. Therefor, all faculties and the Max-Weber-Kolleg nominate one dissertation each. Scientific genuineness, innovative methodical approaches, a brilliant elaboration as well as high importance for the current research are key criterions of all nominated dissertations.

The award ceremony takes places in a solemnly occassion and shall give an interested audience the opportunity to receive an insight into the various reserach acitivities at the University of Erfurt. With a prize money of 3.000 EUR for the winner and 500 EUR for each nominee, the Doctoral Prize of the University of Erfurt is one of the highest endowed prizes of this type and is kindly donated by the University Society. 

Award and Nominations 2021

Once again, five excellent dissertations written by early stage researchers from the four Faculties and the Max-Weber-Kolleg were nominated for the 2nd Awarding of the Doctoral Prize by the University of Erfurt. Due to the pandemic, the award ceremony needed to take place digitally on 9 June 2021 as part of the public conference of the senate. The prize was awarded to Dr. Magdalena Gercke for her thesis about „Berufsbezogene Orientierungsmuster von Lehramtsstudierenden im Hinblick auf schulische Inklusion“.

During the digital ceremony, the Vice President for Research and Graduate Services, Prof. Dr. Benedikt Kranemann, as well as the Vice Chair of the University Council and science journalist from ZEIT, Dr. Hanna Proner, acknowledged the importance of Erfurt as research site, which becomes apparent by the quality and subject breadth of all nominations. The supervisors of the disserations appreciated the outstanding achievements of all nominees in laudations of their own. Once again, the event was accompanied – albeit as digital recording – by the music of the Philipp Hermann Quintett. 

Doctoral Prize for Magdalena Gercke

Nominierung Promotionspreis Magdalena Gercke

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Further Nominations

  • Janico Albrecht (Max-Weber-Kolleg): „Die Spielräume religiöser Inszenierungen von Feldherrn in der späten römischen Republik“ Video Janico Albrecht
  • Hannes Berger (Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences): „Öffentliche Archive und staatliches Wissen. Die Modernisierung des deutschen Archivrechts“ Video Hannes Berger
  • Samuel-Kim Schwope (Faculty of Catholic Theology): „Segne diese Menschen, die du zum Dienst in deine Kirche sendest… Liturgische Feiern zur (Aus-) Sendung und Beauftragung von Gemeinde- und Pastoralreferentinnen/-referenten Liturgiewissenschaft" Video Samuel-Kim Schwope
  • Paula Stehr (Faculty of Philosophy): „Austausch sozialer Unterstützung in Online-Kommunikationsmodi. Eine Ergänzung um die Perspektive der prosozial Handelnden Kommunikationswissenschaft“ Video Paula Stehr

Review

Award and Nominations 2019

Dr Jana Ilnicka has been awarded the 1st Doctoral Prize of the University of Erfurt for her dissertation on Meister Eckart presented at the Max Weber Kolleg in 2018.

"Promotionspreis für Dr. Jana Ilnicka" (4. Juli 2019)

Nominations

Dr. Marlen Bunzel "Ijob im Beziehungsraum mit Gott. Raumbildanalysen zum Ijobbuch" (Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät)

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Dr. Jana Ilnicka "Meister Eckharts achte Pariser Quästion in der zeitgenössischen Diskussion zu Relatio an der Universität in Paris 1300-1320" (Max-Weber-Kolleg)

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Dr. Anna Lang "Children's Probabilistic Judgment and Decision Making" (Erziehungswissenschaftliche Fakultät)

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Dr. Jakob Robert Müller "Die Entstehung der Governance der hybriden Organisationsform Genossenschaft: Eine empirische Untersuchung am Beispiel von Energiegenossenschaften in Deutschland" (Staatswissenschaftliche Fakultät)

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Alexander Waszynski "Corpus der Texte. Lesbarkeit nach Hans Blumenberg" (Philosophische Fakultät)

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