News of the University of Erfurt

Corona Snapshot Monitoring "COSMO" extended by interactive element

The website of the much-cited Corona Snapshot Monitoring (COSMO) has been extended by an interactive element: the so-called COSMO Explorer.

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New Collaborative Research Centre of the Universities of Erfurt and Jena explored the structural change of property

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…

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Stefan Schmalz receives Heisenberg research funding

PD Dr. Stefan Schmalz, currently deputy professor at the Latin America Institute of Freie Universität Berlin, will be included in the Heisenberg Programme of the German Research Foundation (DFG). The funding is based at the Max-Weber-Kolleg for…

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Public health departments ask for assistance with contact tracing

The public health departments in many districts and towns in Thuringia have reported that they have reached their staffing limits in tracking contact persons with Covid-19 infection. The Thuringian Ministry of Economics, Science and Digital Society…

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Online-Workshop: "Die 'un-erhabenen' Landschaften"

In the workshop series "Eine etwas andere Archäologie des Wissens" organised together with the Ruhr University Bochum, the University of Erfurt invites to the next event on Thursday, 10 December. This time it will be about "Die 'un-erhabenen'…

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Despite Corona: the number of first-year students remains stable

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.

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New publication: anthology on the Protestant memory spaces

Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (Göttingen) publishes the anthology "Reformatio et memoria. Protestantische Erinnerungsräume und Erinnerungsstrategien in der Frühen Neuzeit" edited by Kathrin Paasch (Gotha), Christopher Spehr (Jena) and Siegrid Westphal…

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New publication: Gottesdiener und Kamelzüchter

With "Gottesdiener und Kamelzüchter" (Servants of God and Camel Breeder), Benjamin Sippel has now published his dissertation submitted to the University of Erfurt in the Harrassowitz publishing house. It deals with the everyday and social life of the…

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