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

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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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.-03.10.2016)

Tuesday

1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

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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's office hours are cancelled for the following period: 25.07.-12.08.2016

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

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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

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.-03.10.2016)

Tuesday

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

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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


Dr. Annemone Fabricius

Dr. Annemone Fabricius

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 31999
Telefax:
+49 341 97 32049
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Tabea Mager

Tabea Mager

on maternity leave from 01.08.2016, 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: 22.07.2016 

Contact

International Centre
Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig

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

Contact persons