News of the University of Erfurt

Hochschule

Start of the lecture period will be postponed

Today, the Thuringian Conference of State Presidents together with the Thuringian Ministry of Economics, Science and Digital Society (TMWWDG) decided to postpone the start of the lecture period in the summer semester 2020 in Thuringia until at least…

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Personalia

Werner Heisenberg Medal for Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa

International research cooperation needs not only good scientists and scholars, but also funding institutions that support the international exchange of researchers, such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. However, these funding institutions…

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Personalia

Plaque of honour of the J.-Selye-University for Prof. Dr. Csaba Földes

Csaba Földes, Professor of German Linguistics at the University of Erfurt, was awarded the Plaque of Honour of the J. Seleye University in Komárno (Slovakia) at a ceremony on March, 4. The university thus honours Professor Földes' commitment to the…

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Forschung

Research Center takes stock: A fruitful path and many goals still to be achieved

Since 2015, the Research Center "Dynamics of Ritual Practices in Judaism in Pluralistic Contexts from Antiquity to the Present" at the University of Erfurt has given a home to research into Jewish religious practices and related discourses, which…

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Hochschule

New programme for "Academic qualification and further education

The new programme "Academic Qualification and Further Education" of the University of Erfurt has arrived. It is aimed at (young) scientists* and (prospective) university lecturers at the university and combines didactic offers for university teaching…

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Forschung

Riddle about Erfurt's treasure

According to medieval sources, small silver keys were worn by Jewish women on Shabbat. Such a key is also contained in the unique medieval treasure found in Erfurt in 1998, which was once buried by a Jewish merchant. It is one of the most unusual…

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Forschung

600,000 euros for a Franco-German research project on the history of European trade fairs

Over the next three years, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) will provide a total of around 600,000 euros in funding for a new research project investigating the history of European trade fairs. It is…

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Studium

Students at the University of Erfurt develop an audio guide for young visitors to the Dürer exhibition in Apolda

The Association of Arts in Apolda is currently showing the exhibition "Albrecht Dürer - Masterpieces of the Renaissance" and is offering an audio guide for children for the first time. A long-cherished wish, which has now been fulfilled with the…

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