Press releases

With funding totalling almost 370,000 euros, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is supporting a new digitisation project headed by Professor Iris Schröder and Dr. Petra Weigel at the Gotha Research Campus of the University of Erfurt over…

The end of the winter semester is near and with it the examination period at the universities. In the middle of the lockdown – under difficult conditions. While the entire country has gone digital and most universities are still discussing how to…

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is supporting a new research project by Dr. Dirk Sangmeister at the Gotha Research Centre at the University of Erfurt with funding of around 300,000 euros as part of its focus programme "Transottomanica: Eastern…

It will take place again in 2021: the annual Children's University "All about books". This time, however, the event, which is organised by staff from the Department of German Studies at the University of Erfurt, will be held in a different format due…

From 1 January 2021, the University of Erfurt's Gotha Research Campus will be enriched by a central research institution: in the new year, the Research Centre "Transcultural Studies / Gotha Perthes Collection" (Forschungskolleg Transkulturelle…

In a second funding period, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Austrian Research Fund will provide a total of around 4.1 million euros to support the International Graduate School (IGS) "Resonant Self–World Relations in Ancient and Modern…

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding a new major scientific project at the University of Erfurt and the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena: As the DFG announced today, the Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio "Structural Change in…

Despite all corona-related fears, the University of Erfurt was able to keep the number of students stable this year and has started the winter semester 2020/21 with a total of 6240 students.