Working at the University

At the University of Erfurt, more than 600 employees in research and teaching as well as in the administrative area ensure that the university, with its approximately 6000 students, can successfully assert itself as one of the most important educational institutions in the region.

The University of Erfurt as an employer

Not only as a place to study, but also as a workplace, the university is exciting, versatile and keeps up with the times in the lively scientific landscape. The University of Erfurt relies on its excellently qualified staff and supports them in various personnel development measures and through further training in order to meet the daily challenges in the competition for resources and minds.

Current continuing education and training opportunities in research, teaching and administration

For good reason – your advantages

As an employee of the University of Erfurt, you benefit from various offers such as the company health promotion scheme, the job ticket, discounted Apple products or the provision of software for your private computer.

Studierende Eltern mit Kind auf dem Campus der Universität Erfurt
[Translate to English:] Mitarbeiter in Sporthalle

Family-friendly university

Families welcome! The University of Erfurt strongly supports the creation of suitable framework conditions in order to combine private and professional requirements as well as possible.

more information about work and family

Workplace health promotion

The University of Erfurt not only wants to protect the health and wellbeing of its employees and students, but also to promote it in a targeted manner through company health management. To this end, it offers a variety of activities – from the "Active Break" to the Health Day.

more information on workplace health promotion

sports offer of the USV

The Universitätssportverein Erfurt e.V. (USV Erfurt) provides the entire university sports programme for students and employees of the University and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt. With more than 150 courses in over 80 sports, USV Erfurt offers a very wide range of sporting activities on a mass sports basis.

Offer of the USV

[Translate to English:] Haltestelle Straßenbahn
[Translate to English:] Studentin am Computer

Job ticket

As a staff member at the University of Erfurt, with the VMT job ticket you benefit from a particularly favourable fare in local public transport and travel for a monthly all-inclusive price in all local public transport services (local trains, S-Bahn, bus, tram) of the partners of the Verkehrsverbund Mittelthüringen as often as you like within your chosen tariff zone.

further information on the job ticket for our employees

Electronic journals offered by the Erfurt University Library

In addition to its reference collection, Erfurt University Library offers a wide range of electronic journals, some of which you can access from home. With "", for example, it provides an international electronic daily newspaper portal which gives access to more than 4,000 newspapers, magazines and journals from all over the world – in the library and from home.

Information from the University Library for our employees about the "e-library" service

Software on private devices

The University Computer and Media Center (URMZ) provides software for some applications, such as the Microsoft Office package, EndNote literature management software and Sophos anti-virus software, for use on your home devices.

further information from the URMZ for our employees

Are you new to the University of Erfurt?

In our intranet (login required) we have collected important topics and links for a good start.

to the Website "New at the University of Erfurt"