All doctoral researchers and prospective doctoral researchers of the Faculty of Humanities can pursue a structured doctoral program at the graduate school. The graduate school serves as an umbrella for the various research training groups at the Faculty of Humanities.
Responsibilities and objectives
The graduate school’s purpose is to ensure the quality of structured doctoral programs. Responsibilities and goals in particular include:
- supporting the ongoing development of structured doctoral programs in the faculty and involving the faculty
- promoting cooperation between Universität Hamburg and non-university research institutions within structured doctoral programs
- funding and promoting projects initiated and conducted by doctoral researchers at the graduate school
- promoting internationalization in structured doctoral programs
- promoting equal opportunity and the ability to combine a scientific career with family life
The graduate school’s bylaws set forth responsibilities and goals.
Head and Board
The graduate school has a board consisting of the school’s spokesperson, the heads of the externally funded research training groups, and 2 doctoral researcher representatives. The school’s spokesperson is the acting vice dean for internationalization and support for doctoral and early career researchers.
- Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martina Seifert (spokesperson)
- Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kaja Harter-Uibopuu (Research Training Group Understanding Written Artefacts)
- Prof. Dr. Anselm Steiger (Research Training Group Interconfessionalism in the Early Modern Period)
- Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthew Braham (Research Training Group Collective Decision-Making)
- Berfu Erdogan, N.N. (Doctoral researchers’ representatives)