About us

About the Graduate Centre

Graduate Centre

The Graduate Centre’s tasks

At the Graduate Centre our aim is to promote and support young researchers. We are the main point of contact for information on doctoral degrees, postdoctoral research, habilitations and junior professorships. The services we offer cover the following areas:

  • professional development programmes for doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers
  • general information on research funding
  • advice on the process of completing a doctoral degree
  • binational doctoral degrees
  • networking events
  • academic career development

Our team members have backgrounds in business and economics, humanities and the social sciences, the natural sciences, and engineering. We are always here to help, regardless of which subject you are pursuing an academic career in. Please do not hesitate to give us a call.

Contact

Dr. Stefanie Herberger

  • Job title: Referatsleiterin
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1. OG
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-20723
  • Email: stefanie.herberger@fau.de

Dr. Christian Schmitt-Engel

  • Job title: Referent
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1. OG
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-20722
  • Email: christian.schmitt-engel@fau.de

Dr. Silke Schnurbusch

  • Job title: Referentin
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1. OG
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-20699
  • Email: silke.schnurbusch@fau.de

Kerstin Puls

  • Job title: Veranstaltungen; Assistentin der Referatsleitung
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1. OG
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-20721
  • Email: kerstin.puls@fau.de

Regina Hofmann

  • Job title: Assistenz
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1.OG
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-20260
  • Email: regina.hofmann@fau.de

Christa Schmidt

  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1. OG
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-20724
  • Email: christa.schmidt@fau.de

 

Offices of Doctoral Affairs at the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Faculty of Sciences

For opening times and further information please see the offices’ web page.

Natalie Seifert

  • Job title: Admission as a Doctoral Candidate for Faculties of Medicine/Sciences/Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1st floor
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-24163
  • Email: promotion-zulassung@fau.de

Irene Deger

  • Job title: Initiation of the doctoral procedure Dr. rer. nat.
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1st floor
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-26003
  • Email: promotion-nat@fau.de

Simone Marten

  • Job title: Initiation of the doctoral procedure Dr. med., Dr. med. dent., Dr. rer. biol. hum.
  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1st floor
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22341
  • Email: promotion-med@fau.de

Hannelore Rejek

  • Organization: Department of Research Services and Research Development
  • Address:
    Bahnhofplatz 2, 1st floor
    91054 Erlangen

 

Visiting address

Bahnhofsplatz 2
91054 Erlangen