News of the University of Erfurt

Erfurt Laboratory for Empirical Research

ErfurtLab resumes operations

The Erfurt Laboratory for Empirical Research (ErfurtLab) at the University of Erfurt is gradually resuming operations on the basis of a hygiene protection concept agreed with the university management.

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Faculty of Catholic Theology

New publication: "Auf dem Weg zum Kreuz"

„Auf dem Weg zum Kreuz. Meditationen in Zeiten der Corona-Pandemie“ ("On the way to the cross. Meditations in Times of the Corona Pandemic") - this is the title of a new anthology by Prof. Dr. Dr. Holger Zaborowski, Professor of Philosophy at the…

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Faculty of Catholic Theology

Quality assurance of the formation of priests: Reflections on the Final Report of the German Bishops' Conference (DBK)

The training of Catholic priests in Germany may be facing radical changes. In view of a persistently low number of candidates, the training of priests could be concentrated on few locations. This is the result of a proposal by a working group of the…

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Faculty of Education

Positive effects on professional and social learning

The extent to which cooperative learning has positive effects on professional and social learning has been addressed by researchers from the University of Erfurt and the University of Wroclaw (Poland). The results are now available and accessible to…

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Faculty of Philosophy

"Vaccination is a social contract"

The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of what we have almost forgotten about measles: Through widespread vaccination we can control or even eradicate infectious diseases - if everyone pulls together.

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Willy Brandt School of Public Policy

15 projects apply for the Commitment Award 2020

In 2020, the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt, together with the Commitment Award Foundation, will again present its Commitment Award. The aim of the award is to provide start-up financing for sustainable ideas and…

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Faculty of Education

PhD thesis examines the connection between personality maturity and professionalisation of teachers

"Ego Development and Conceptualization of Inclusion-Related Possibilities of Action among Students of Educational Science Programs at the University of Erfurt" - this is the title of Alexander Leuthold's PhD thesis which has now been published at the…

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Max-Weber-Kolleg

Research Group "Religion and Urbanity" awards doctoral scholarships

The research group "Religion and Urbanity" at the Max Weber College at the University of Erfurt is once again awarding doctoral scholarships amounting to 1400 euros per month. They are granted for twelve months and start in January 2021 at the…

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