News of the University of Erfurt

New publication: "Fundamentals of Global Communication"

UTB is publishing a new book by Kai Hafez and Anne Grüne from the University of Erfurt in March. Entitled "Fundamentals of Global Communication", the handbook offers an overview of all essential fields of global communication in organised social…

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Lecture: "War and transformation. Forms and conflicts of memory in Bosnia and Herzegovina since the 1990s."

The BMBF-funded research network "Dictatorship Experience and Transformation" invites all interested parties to the last online event in its colloquium in the winter semester 2020/21 on Thursday, 11 February. This time the topic is "War and…

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"KarAfAs": 370,000 euros for digitisation of the Perthes maps of Africa and Asia

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…

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Extension of doctorate terms still possible due to Corona conditions

At its most recent meeting, the Presiidium of the University of Erfurt agreed that, analogous to the summer semester 2020, the terms of doctoral degrees at the university can continue to be extended for Corona-related reasons.

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Interruptions and failures in the Exchange e-mail system

The University Computer and Media Centre has reported that there are currently repeated interruptions and failures in the Exchange e-mail system.

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"The digital tsunami has turned into a breath of fresh air"

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…

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Further advice on distance examinations

The Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Erfurt, Professor Gerd Mannhaupt, has today sent a further letter to teachers regarding exam preparation for the winter semester 2020/21. The letter is worded as follows...

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Paths and Works by Michael Kosmeli

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…

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