International Centre  

International
Centre

In detail: contact persons at the International Centre

Meet the staff of the Akademisches Auslandsamt/ AAA (International Centre). Below, you will find their specific job descriptions as well as contact details and office hours. 

Management


Dr. Svend Poller - Director

Dr. Svend Poller - Director

Goethestraße 6

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32020

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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Internationalisation

  • Responsible for fundamental and cross-departmental tasks within the internationalisation process of Leipzig University
  • Rector’s commissioner for bilateral university agreements, international university marketing, international students and alumni
  • Erasmus+ co-ordinator for Leipzig University
  • Looking after the Rector’s international guests
  • Representative of the university at international conferences and as a member of international organisations wich deal with international university development
  • Project acquisition
  • University representative in the "Utrecht Network"

Internal organisation

  • Responsible for personnel decisions
  • Resource planning
  • Responsible for handling complaints
  • Treasurer of the Akademisches Begegnungszentrum e. V. (ABZ)

Personal details
born in Plauen/Vogtland in 1960 | Doctorate in English Linguistics in 1989 | Director of the International Centre since 1992

Office hours: by appointment


Christiane Gräfenhain - Deputy Director

Christiane Gräfenhain - Deputy Director

Goethestraße 6

Room 429

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32025

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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Fundamental issues

  • Deputy for the Director of the International Centre

Public relations work

  • Foreign public relations
  • Support for international guests of the Rectorate
  • Preparation of information material regarding the internationality of Leipzig University
  • Preparation of statistics and reports
  • Handling of inquiries from media representatives (press, associations and other institutions)

Bilateral university and faculty agreements

Binational Doctoral Degrees (co-tutelle)

  • Supporting the faculties in agreements for binational PhD study and presentation to the Rectorate for a decision to be made

(0.75 FTE/30 hours per week)

Personal details
Born in Leipzig in 1957 | Degree in Translation and Interpretation of Russian and Czech | has worked at the International Centre since 1992

Office hours: by appointment


Anne Vorpagel

Anne Vorpagel

Goethestraße 6

Room 426

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32031

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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Internationalisation

  • Advice and support in the development of international study and PhD programmes (without a double degree from the cooperating universities)
  • Erasmus+ University Education/ Key Action 1: mobility of individual persons

    • Deputising for the Erasmus+ institutional co-ordinator
    • Project coordination (including inter-institutional Erasmus+ agreements)

  • Advice and support for the project development and funding of international educational cooperation (submission of application, implemantation):

    • Erasmus+ University Education/ Key Action 2: partnerships and cooperation projects (strategic partnerships, knowledge alliances, Jean Monnet professorships and modules)
    • DAAD: strategic partnerships, transnational education, IPID4all

  • Coordination of the Stellenbosch-Leipzig University partnership
  • Utrecht Network - management of the working group "Joint Programmes"
  • Project-related public relations
  • Coordination of data management (e.g. moveon, KISS)

(0.875 FTE/35 hours per week)

Personal details
Born in Magdeburg in 1972 | MA in American Studies/Psychology/German as a Foreign Language | has worked at the International Centre since 1999

Office hours: by appointment


Carolin Werner

Carolin Werner

Goethestraße 6

Room 422

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32020

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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Office

  • Handling of and processing of general enquiries to the International Centre
  • Support for the Director of the International Centre in the organisation and implementation of visit programmes for international guests of the Rectorate
  • Support in the internal organisation of the International Centre

(0.5 FTE/20 hours per week)

Personal details
Born in Osnabruck in 1965 | Business Language Assistant | has worked at the International Centre since 2000

Exchange programmes


Ines Remer

Ines Remer

Goethestraße 6

Room 403

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32022

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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Erasmus+ university education: mobility of individual persons

  • Advice about staff mobility for teaching, planning meetings, and for the further training of university personnel at Erasmus+ partner universities  
  • Contact for students at Leipzig University during their Erasmus+ semester abroad
  • Management of the Erasmus+ university agreement (University Education/Key Action 1: mobility of individual persons)
  • Financial management (financial support) and reporting to the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Finances

  • Advice about the financial management of  DAAD programmes: Project-Related Personal Exchange (PPP), International Study and Training Partnerships (ISAP), Programme for Extensive Co-operation between Brazilian and German Universities (UNIBRAL)
  • Advice about financial management of the programme Promotion of International Teaching Staff
  • General financial management in the International Centre

 

Personal details
Born in Leipzig in 1961 | Degree in Economics | has worked at the International Centre since 1989

Ines Remer's office hours

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

during the semester
(11.10.2016-03.02.2017)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

-

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday

9:00am - 12:00 noon

9:00am - 11:00am


Christiane Schmidt

Christiane Schmidt

Goethestraße 6

Room 403

04109 Leipzig

Phone:+49 341 97 32023

Fax:+49 341 97 32049

Email

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International exchange students and trainees

  • Contact for international Erasmus+ exchange students, international Erasmus+ trainees and international freemover trainees (applications, recognition, enrolment, organisation of studies, social support etc.)
  • Assistance for international exchange students from their admission at Leipzig University (bilateral university agreements, Utrecht Network/MAUI, Utrecht Network/AEN, ISAP)
  • Support of scholarship holders from the Franco-German University
  • Organisation and implementation of visit programmes by DAAD-funded study groups from partner universities of Leipzig University

Personal details
Born in Leipzig in 1952 | Degree in Translation and Interpretation of Russian and French | has worked at the International Centre since 1992

Christiane Schmidt's office hours

during the semester break
(11.07.-03.10.2016)

during the semester
(04.10.2016-03.02.2017)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

-

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday

9:00am - 12:00 noon

9:00am - 11:00am


Christiane Pschierer

Christiane Pschierer

Goethestraße 6

Room 433

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32067

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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Erasmus+ university education: mobility of individual persons - traineeship

  • Coordination of the programme line Erasmus+ traineeship abroad
  • Contact for students and graduates of Leipzig University from their programme application for funding for an Erasmus+ traineeship

Public Relations

  • Public relations work for Erasmus+
  • Creation of layout and design and editing of digital promotional material
  • Web editing of the Erasmus+ webpages

(0.5 FTE/20 hours per week - third party funded)

Personal details:
Born in Freiberg/ Sachsen in 1982 | MA Japanese Studies/ British Studies | has worked at the International Centre since 2009

Christiane Pschierer's office hours

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

during the semester
(11.10.2016-03.02.2017)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

-

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday

9:00am - 12:00 noon

9:00am - 11:00am


Friederike Fuchs

Friederike Fuchs

Goethestraße 6

Room 404

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32076

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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International mobility of students

  • Contact for students of Leipzig University for initial advice on opportunities to study abroad, exchange programmes and placements as well as scholarships, and other funding options
  • Implementation of general and subject-related information events about studying abroad during study and after graduation
  • Contact for students at Leipzig University during their Erasmus+ semester abroad

PROMOS (Programme to increase the mobility of German students)

  • Coordination and financial management of the PROMOS programme
  • Advice and support for PROMOS applicants and PROMOS scholarship holders

(0.9 FTE/36 hours per week - third party funded)

Personal details
Born in Leipzig in 1983 | MA Sport Science/ German as a Foreign Language | has worked at the International Centre since 2005

Friederike Fuchs' office hours

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

during the semester
(11.10.2016-03.02.2017)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

-

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday

9:00am - 12:00 noon

10:00am - 11:00am


Jane Moros

Jane Moros

Goethestraße 6

Room 434

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32032

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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International mobility of students and PhD candidates

Advice about study abroad

  • Initial advice about study abroad opportunities, exchange programmes and placements as well as scholarships and other funding possibilities
  • Advice and assistance for scholarship applicants (e.g. DAAD, PAD, Fulbright)
  • Implementation of general and subject-related information events about studying abroad during study or after graduation
  • Advice and cooperation with representatives of the faculties and institutes concerning exchange and funding possibilities (StiL mentors/buddies, student representatives, student organisations)

Student Exchange

  • Coordination of student exchange of students at Leipzig University and international exchange students within Bilateral University Agreements of Leipzig University
  • Coordination of the student exchange as part of MAUI and AEN
  • Responsible for special programmes for the awarding of scholarships as part of Go East, Fulbright and STIBET (contact scholarships and course completion grants) and reporting to funding providers

Personal details
Born in Neubrandenburg in 1966 | Degree in Arabic Studies/Economics | has worked at the International Centre since 1996

Jane Moro's office hours

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

during the semester
(11.10.2016-03.02.2017)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

-

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday

9:00am - 12:00 noon

9:00am - 11:00am


Anne-Grit Teufel

Anne-Grit Teufel

Ritterstraße 12

Room 409

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32035
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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Academic exchange under bilateral university agreements

  • Support for university teachers responsible for organisation of academic exchanges
  • Management and support for special DAAD programmes (e.g. "Eastern Partnerships", "Leonhard-Euler Scholarship Programme")
  • Support (both financial and organisational) for projects with bilateral partner institutions abroad
  • Responsibility for reporting to funders

Special PANDA programme

  • Financial management of the special PANDA programme

(20 hours per week, of which 10 are financed by third-party funding)

Personal details
born in Berlin in 1965 | degree in Economics | at the AAA since 2002

Office hours: by appointment

International students


Stefanie Kölling

Stefanie Kölling

(currently deputizing for Betina Sedlaczek)

Goethestraße 6

Room 402

04109 Leipzig

Phone: available on the phone (cf. below)
Fax: +49 341 97 32049

E-Mail

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International degree students

Personal details
MA American Studies/French Studies/Communication and Media Studies | at the AAA since 2015

Please note: Stefanie Kölling is involved in enrolling Leipzig University's new international students. For this reason, she cannot answer the phone on the following days: 27.-30.09.2016.

Stefanie Kölling is available on the phone (+49 341 97 32080)

This is a service for prospective students from abroad for queries concerning application and admission .

Monday

9:00am - 10:00am

3:00pm - 04:00pm

Thursday

9:00am - 10:00am

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Please note: Stefanie Kölling is involved in enrolling Leipzig University's new international students. For this reason, her office hours have been cancelled for the following days: 27.-30.09.2016.

Stefanie Kölling's office hours for visitors (telephone calls cannot be handled during these hours)

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-03.10.2016)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

-

Friday

9:00am - 11:00am

9:00am - 12:00 noon


Martina Otto

Martina Otto

Goethestraße 6

Room 430

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32029
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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International degree students

  • Advice on study programmes for international degree students
  • Enrolment of international degree students
  • Support for international degree students (assistance with everyday problems, issue of certificates for the Aliens Department)
  • Co-ordination of events for academic and social integration of students (Welcoming Week, organisation of excursions or cultural events)
  • Handling of applications for leave semesters
  • Support for DAAD short-term scholarship holders and other scholarship holders
  • Financial management and support funds

STIBET

  • Management of scholarships for the subject-related and social support of international students within the scholarship and support programme (STIBET)

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1959 | Finance Clerk | at the AAA since 1987

Please note: Martina Otto is involved in enrolling Leipzig University's new international students. For this reason, her office hours have been cancelled for the following days: 20.09. and 27.-30.09.2016.

Martina Otto's office hours for visitors (telephone calls cannot be handled during these hours)

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-03.10.2016)

Tuesday

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

-

Friday

9:00am - 11:00am

9:00am - 12:00 noon


Elisabeth Böhme

Elisabeth Böhme

Goethestraße 6

Room 432

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
available on the phone cf. below
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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International degree students

  • Advice on possible study programmes and requirements for undergraduate study programmes as well as admission to the Studienkolleg Sachsen (Saxony Preparatory Courses)
  • Consultation regarding the recognition of foreign school leaving certificates and study credentials
  • Revision of applications of admission to study programmes at undergraudate level and to the Studienkolleg Sachsen
  • Administration of students studying at the Studienkolleg Sachsen
  • Dispatch of information to prospective students and processing of admissions to the university
  • Contact for the Studienkolleg Sachsen and the Arbeits- und Servicestelle für Internationale Studienbewerbungen/ uni-assist e.V. (Application Services for International Students)

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1987 | MA American STudies | at the International Centre since 2015

Please note: Elisabeth Böhme is involved in enrolling Leipzig University's new international students. For this reason, she cannot answer the phone on the following days: 20.09. and 27.-30.09.2016.

Elisabeth Böhme is available on the phone (+49 341 97 32079)

This is a service for prospective students from abroad for queries concerning application and admission .

Monday

9:00am - 10:00am

3:00pm - 04:00pm

Thursday

9:00am - 10:00am

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Please note: Elisabeth Böhme is involved in enrolling Leipzig University's new international students. For this reason, her office hours have been cancelled for the following days: 20.09. and 27.-30.09.2016.

Elisabeth Böhme's office hours for visitors (telephone calls cannot be handled during these hours)

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-03.10.2016)

Tuesday

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

-

Friday

9:00am - 11:00am

9:00am - 12:00 noon


Betina Sedlaczek

Betina Sedlaczek

(currently on maternity leave, contact: Stefanie Kölling)

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Projects


Annegret Cornehl de Paredes

Annegret Cornehl de Paredes

Goethestraße 6

Room 425

04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97 32069

Fax: +49 341 97 32049

Email

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Web editing

  • Conception and maintenance of the internet and intranet webpages of the International Centre
  • Responsible for advertising via social media  
  • Advice and guidance for employees of the International Centre with regard to the creation of web pages

Public relations work

  • Foreign public relations with the emphasis on digital channels
  • Creation of statistics

(0.5 FTE/20 hours per week, of which 5 hours are third party funded)

Personal details
Born in Osterburg/Altmark in 1983 | MA British Studies/ Hispanic Studies/ Journalism | has worked at the International Centre since 2006


Dr. Annemone Fabricius

Dr. Annemone Fabricius

Goethestraße 6

Room 425

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32039
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32019
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Welcome Centre

  • Supporting organiser for the hosting of international guest scholars (stays for more than 3 months)
  • Social integration and networking for international staff at Leipzig University with Leipzig colleagues
  • Cooperation with non-university research establishments in hosting guests
  • Management of the Akademische Begegnungszentrum Leizig e.V. (ABZ e.V.)
  • Implementing and operation of a Leipzig University Welcome Centre
  • Project management (EURAXESS, IBZ-Deutschland)


Personal details
born in 1971 in Cottbus | MA German Studies/ English Studies/ American Studies 1999| PhD in Comparative Education|with the ABZ e.V. since 1997, with the AAA since 2012

Dr. Annemone Fabricius' office hours

Office hours

Tuesday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

(by appointment, upon request at the Internationale Begegnungszentrum/ IBZ)

Other days

by appointment


Kerstin Gal

Kerstin Gal

Ritterstraße 12

Room 410

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32040
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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Felicitas Hanke

Felicitas Hanke

Goethestraße 6

Room 424

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32038
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International Study and Degree Programmes

  • Documentation and administration of international study and degree programmes
  • Advice and support for teaching staff for the development of international study and degree programmes
  • Support with applications for funds for these international study and degree programmes, e.g. from the EU or the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Projects

  • Administration of the Erasmus Mundus-programme EUROSA (Europe & South Africa Partnership for Human Development)
  • Administration of the Erasmus Mundus-programme WEBB (Whole Europe Beyond Borders)

(20 hours a week – third party funding as part of the project "StiL - Study in Leipzig")

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1988 | M.A. in British Studies | at AAA since 2012

Office hours: by appointment


Dr. Franziska Kloth

Dr. Franziska Kloth

Goethestraße 6

Room 424

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32053
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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Tabea Mager

Tabea Mager

on maternity leave, deputised by Dr. Franziska Kloth

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Dr. Isabelle Maringer

Dr. Isabelle Maringer

Goethestraße 6

Room 426

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32030
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Promotion of Mobility

  • Development of subject based concepts with the aim to assure recognition of study results achieved abroad
  • Advice and support for teaching staff, members of examination offices and student unions/councils  on recognition
  • Establishment  and coordination of international study and teaching partnerships in existing degree programmes, including preparation of cooperation agreements
  • Advice and assistance for teaching staff on the establishment  of mobility programmes on institutional level

(40h per week – third party funded as a part of the project "STiL – Study in Leipzig")

Personal details
Born in Heidelberg in 1977 | MA in German Studies/ History/ History of Art | at AAA since 2012

Office hours: by appointment


Ulrike Renker

Ulrike Renker

Goethestraße 6

Room 431

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32024
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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Leipzig Alumni International (LAI)

(20 hours per week)

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1971 | MA in English Studies/History | at the AAA since 1999

Office hours: by appointment


Antje Schöne

Antje Schöne

Ritterstraße 12

Raum 409

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32036
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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Special programme PANDA

  • Coordinator for the special programme PANDA (preparatory programme for Chinese applicants to Leipzig University, Weimar Bauhaus University, and TU Bergakademie Freiberg)
  • Cooperation with the Studienkolleg Sachsen (Saxony Preparatory Courses) and interDaF e.V. at the Herder Institute of Leipzig University for the linguistic and academic study preparation of programme participants
  • Public relations for the special programme PANDA in Germany and China as well as maintenance of the programme's website
  • Organisation of activities to aid with programme participants' integration


Projects

(20h per week - third party funded)

Personal details
b. 1977 in Dresden | MA Sociology/ Psychology/ Educational Science (TU Dresden) | additional studies in East Asian Studies/ China (TU Dresden) | certified Intercultural Trainer (Jena University)| at the International Centre since 2012

Office hours: by appointment


Ines Schwarze

Ines Schwarze

Ritterstraße 12

Room 410

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32060
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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Ines Schwarze's office hours

office hours for PANDA students

Tuesday

1:30pm - 3:30pm


last update: 20.09.2016 

Contact

International Centre
Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-32020
Fax: +49 341 97-32049
E-Mail

Contact persons