International Centre  


In detail: contact persons at the International Centre

Meet the staff at the Akademisches Auslandsamt/ AAA (International Centre). You will find specific descriptions as well as contact details and office hours. 

Management


Dr. Svend Poller | Director

Dr. Svend Poller | Director

Goethestraße 6

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32020
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Internationalisation

  • Responsibility for fundamental and cross-departmental assignments in the internationalisation process of the Universität Leipzig
  • Rector’s commissioner for bilateral university agreements, international university marketing, international students and alumni
  • Erasmus+ and ECTS co-ordinator for the Universität Leipzig
  • Care of the Rector’s international guests
  • Representative of the university at international conferences and as a member of international organisations dealing with international university development
  • Project acquisition
  • President of the “Utrecht Network” (2010-2012)

Internal organisation

  • Responsible for personnel decisions
  • Resources planning
  • Responsible for handling complaints
  • Treasurer of the Akademisches Begegnungszentrum e. V. (ABZ) (Academic Meeting Centre) which manages the university guest house

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

Christiane Gräfenhain

Goethestraße 6

Room 429

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32025
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Fundamental issues

Public relations work

  • Preparation of information on the Universität Leipzig for international university applicants and institutions and for German university members planning a period abroad
  • Support for delegations from abroad visiting the Rector
  • Preparation of statistics and reports for the Universität Leipzig
  • Handling of questions from the press, associations and other institutions

Bilateral university and faculty agreements

Binational Doctoral Degrees (co-tutelle)

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1957 | degree in Translation and Interpretation of Russian and Czech | at the AAA since 1992

Office hours: by appointment


Anne Vorpagel

Anne Vorpagel

Goethestraße 6

Room 426

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32031
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Internationalisation of study programmes

  • Representative of the Erasmus+ institutional co-ordinator
  • Advice and support for university teachers for development of international degree programmes, particularly relating to mobility and recognition issues
  • Support with applications for funds for these international degree programmes, e.g. from the EU or DAAD
  • Administration of the Erasmus+ agreements in the EU programme"“Lifelong Learning"
  • Project-related evaluation and public relations work

 (30 hours per week)

Pesonal details
born in Magdeburg in 1972 | MA in American Studies/Psychology/German as a Foreign Language | at the AAA since 1999

Office hours: by appointment


Carolin Werner

Carolin Werner

Goethestraße 6

Room 422

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32020
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Office

  • Handling of general enquiries to the AAA
  • Support for the Director with organisation and performance of visit programmes for international guests of the Rectorate
  • Internal organisation of the AAA

Personal details
born in  Osnabrück in 1965 | Business Language Assistant | at AAA since 2000

Exchange programmes


Ines Remer

Ines Remer

Goethestraße 6

Room 403

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32022
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Erasmus+

  • Management of the Erasmus+ university agreement
  • Advice on specific activities within the Eramus+ programme: teaching staff mobility, staff mobility, management meetings
  • Contact for Erasmus+ students of the Universität Leipzig during their semester abroad
  • Financial management and reporting to the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Other programmes

  • advice on the financial management of specific 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 on and financial management of the programme Promotion of International Teaching Staff
  • General financial management for the Academic Centre

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1961 | degree in Economics | at the AAA since 1989

Ines Remer's office hours

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

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


Christiane Schmidt

Christiane Schmidt

Goethestraße 6

Room 403

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32023
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Erasmus+

Other Programmes

  • Support for applicants within the TEMPUS programme

Placements

  • Arrangement of placements under the IAESTE programme
  • Support to IAESTE-trainees at Leipzig University

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1952 | degree in Translation and Interpretation of Russian and French | at the AAA since 1992

Christiane Schmidt's office hours

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

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


Dr. Franziska Kloth

Dr. Franziska Kloth

Goethestraße 6

Room 433

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32067
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Erasmus+ Placement Programme

  • advice and support for participants in the Erasmus+ placement programme
  • co-ordination and financial management of the Erasmus+ placement programme
  • contact for educational fairs at Erasmus+ partner universities

PR

  • developing PR concepts concerning digital as well as analogue media for international applicants intending to study at Leipzig University as well as members of staff and students of Leipzig University who are planning a stay abroad
  • (graphic/ structural) realisation of digital and analogue media
  • web editorial (student and staff mobility) Erasmus+

(30 hours per week - third party funded)

Please note

Dr. Franziska Kloth's office hours are cancelled for the following period: 26.04.-06.05.2016.

Dr. Franziska Kloth's office hours

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

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


Christiane Pschierer

Christiane Pschierer

(currently on maternity leave, contact: Dr. Franziska Kloth)


Annegret Cornehl de Paredes

Annegret Cornehl de Paredes

Goethestraße 6

Room 425

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32069
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Web editor

  • co-ordination, editing and publication of contents on the web pages of the International Centre

Public relations work

  • editing of informational material

(20 hours per week, of which 5 are financed by third-party funding)

Personal details
born in Osterburg in 1983 | MA British Studies/ Hispanistics/ Journalism | at the AAA since 2006


Friederike Fuchs

Friederike Fuchs

Goethestraße 6

Room 404

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32067
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Study Abroad Advisor

  • Contact for students of Leipzig University for initial advice on study abroad periods, placements abroad, exchange programmes, scholarships, and on funding options
  • Organisation of and participation in info events on studying abroad/ placement abroad periods

PROMOS 

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

(35 hours per week - third party funded)

Personal details
born in Leipzig in 1983 | MA Sport Science/ German as a Foreign Language | at the AAA since 2005

Friederike Fuchs' office hours

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

-

Friday

10:00am - 11:00am

9:00am - 12:00 noon


Jane Moros

Jane Moros

Goethestraße 6

Room 434

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32032
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

Study Abroad Advisor

  • Contact for students of Leipzig University for initial advice on study abroad periods, placements abroad, exchange programmes, scholarships, and on funding options
  • Organisation of and participation in info events on studying abroad/ placement abroad periods

Student Exchange under Bilateral University Agreements

  • Co-ordination Student Exchange within the Bilateral University Agreements
  • Advising and supporting students of Leipzig University within the exchange 
  • Handling of special programmes for the awarding of scholarships under "Go East", "Fulbright" and "STIBET" (contact scholarships and course completion grants)
  • Handling of the SMWK Agricola Scholarship Programme for students from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe
  • Reporting to funders

Personal details
born in Neubrandenburg in 1966 | degree in Arabic Studies/Economics | at the AAA since 1996

Jane Moro's office hours

during the semester
(04.04.-08-07.2016)

during the semester break
(11.07.-07.10.2016)

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


Anne-Grit Teufel

Anne-Grit Teufel

Ritterstraße 12

Room 409

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32035
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049

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

International degree students

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

Please note

This service is suspended for the following period: 18.04.-28.04.2016.

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's office hours are cancelled for the following period: 18.04.-28.04.2016.

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.-07.10.2016)

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

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

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.-07.10.2016)

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

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

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

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.-07.10.2016)

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)

Projects


Dr. Annemone Fabricius

Dr. Annemone Fabricius

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

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


Felicitas Hanke

Felicitas Hanke

Goethestraße 6

Room 424

04109 Leipzig

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32038

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


Tabea Mager

Tabea Mager

Goethestraße 6

Room 424

04109 Leipzig

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

International Study Programmes

  • Central administration of integrated study programmes with foreign partners in higher education that lead to a joint or double degree
  • Central administration of Bachelor Plus study programmes
  • Consultation and support of scholars in the sustainable development of these study programmes on the Bachelor or Master levels
  • Targeted public relations work for international study programmes

Projects

  • Project Science and industry in dialogue: Regional alliances for the education of expert staff with international competences
  • EU-funded project JOI.CON (Joint Programme Management - Conferences and Training)
  • EU-funded project JOIMAN (Joint Degree Management and Administration Network: Tackling Current Issues and Facing Future Challenges)

(30h per week – third party funded as a part of the project "STiL – Study in Leipzig" and of the maternity leave of Dr. Isabelle Maringer)

Personal details
born in Dresden in 1983 | MA Cultural Studies/Journalism/English Studies | at the International Centre since 2009

Office hours: by appointment


Dr. Isabelle Maringer

Dr. Isabelle Maringer

Goethestraße 6

Room 426

Telefon:
+49 341 97 32030

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

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

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
Ines Schwarze's office hours

office hours for PANDA students

Tuesday

1:30pm - 3:30pm


last update: 15.04.2016 

Contact

International Centre
Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig

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

Contact persons