Committee of PhD Representatives

picture of the current committee of phd representatives



PhD Student Christmas Get-Together

Dear doctoral students at the University of Erfurt,

We hereby warmly invite you to this year’s PhD Student Christmas Get-Together. While enjoying the festive atmosphere, we'd like to reflect on the past year (2022) and let it fade away in a pleasant mood.Together we stroll through wintry Erfurt, visit various Christmas markets of the city, enjoy the culinary local landscape, and have interesting conversations in the numerous pubs that the Thuringian state capital offers.

Registration for this event is not needed. Just join us.

We look forward to seeing you!

Kind Regards,

Committee of PhD Representatives of the University of Erfurt


Date: December 06, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Domplatz near Teegut

Organizer: Committee of PhD Representatives 

Audience: University Public


Newsletter icon

Join our Newsletter to be informed about events and PhD-related news! Click here for the Newsletter. 

Find the latest version of our newsletter here.

Contact Information

Contact information icon

Postal Address:
Promovierendenvertretung der Universität Erfurt
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt

Sebastian Schmidt

Alicia Göthe

Useful Informations for Doctoral Students

Information icon

The information (German)we have compiled is intended to help with the financing of doctoral projects and the associated research costs.

We have written this summary with Information of time limited qualification positions (German) as information for doctoral students with qualification positions.

Tasks and Goals

Tasks icon

We articulate and promote the interests of doctoral researchers at the University of Erfurt. We facilitate an interdisciplinary and cross-faculty exchange on matters relevant to doctoral studies and contribute to an interdisciplinary, cooperative and international doctoral culture. In addition, it is our task to make recommendations on all relevant matters in the university administration and political bodies such as the senate (Senat) or the faculty councils (Fakultätsräten Empfehlungen). Last but not least, we would like to support networking and exchange among doctoral researchers at the university.

Terms of Office
Members of the Committee are elected for one year (current term of office 01.10.2022-30.09.2023).

The Committee of the PhD representatives consists of one representative and one deputy from each faculty and the Max-Weber-Kolleg (5+5). The term of office is one year and usually begins on October 1st every year. All enrolled doctoral researchers may elect the Committee and stand for election. Each faculty and the Max-Weber-Kolleg elects its own representatives. Candidate who receives the most votes is elected as the representative. The candidate with the second most votes is elected as deputy.

Current Members

Members icon