News of the University of Erfurt

Issue "Theological highlights on Corona" published

How can the pandemic help us to focus on the 'essentials'? Can Corona be a wake-up call? And can the seemingly pointless epidemic be given a meaning after all? In numerous articles, scientists from the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University…

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Annual training program 2021 published

The Department 2: Human Resources informs about the publication of the Annual Training Program 2021 of the "Thüringer Ministeriums für Inneres und Kommunales". The program is aimed at employees of the Thuringian state administration and includes…

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Database on religion and urbanity is online

The DFG-funded research group "Religion and Urbanity: Reciprocal Formations" (FOR 2779) of the Max-Weber-Kolleg of the University of Erfurt has now gone online with a database on religion and urbanity at the publishing house De Gruyter.

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Prof. Dr. Kai Hafez appointed to the independent expert group on islamophobia

In order to research Muslim hostility in Germany on behalf of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and to develop proposals for prevention and combating, Horst Seehofer has now appointed twelve representatives from science and practice to the new…

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New publication about Orthodox Christianity today

In 2015, the major world congress of the International Association for the History of Religion (IAHR) took place in Erfurt. Numerous contributions were devoted to Orthodox Christianity and the challenges of a modern globalized world for the Orthodox…

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New publication about the history of the 'Wende'

How did people in East Germany experience the last years of the GDR and the system change? How did they cope with and shape the 1990s? How do they remember it today? The research group "Die lange Geschichte der 'Wende'. Lebenswelt und Systemwechsel…

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Scholarships for doctoral studies of the Faculty of Philosophy

The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Erfurt is offering two short-term scholarships for November/December 2020. The scholarships are intended to facilitate the transition to an academic career for particularly qualified graduates of the…

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Successful qualification: University of Erfurt proud of its trainees

Today the University of Erfurt celebrated the successful graduation of its trainees with a small ceremony.

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