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


Christiane Pschierer

Christiane Pschierer

Goethestraße 6

Room 433

04109 Leipzig

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

Erasmus+ Placement Programme

Christiane Pschierer'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


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

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

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

Please note

Martina Otto's office hours are cancelled for the following period: 02.-17.05.2016.

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.-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: 27.06.2016 

Contact

International Centre
Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig

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

Contact persons