Student Representatives 2019-2020

The students in the GIGA Doctoral Programme elect two to three student representatives each year. These representatives coordinate the communication between the doctoral students and the doctoral programme's academic director and coordinator, and they represent the doctoral students’ perspectives, needs, and interests within relevant steering and administrative bodies at the GIGA. Additionally, they seek to enrich the doctoral students' community life and network by supporting the welcome week and organising monthly pub crawls and other activities.

The doctoral students' self-administration as well as their relationship with all the relevant GIGA bodies is outlined in the statute of 18.06.2013.

Acting Student Representatives

Name Position
Pedro Costa Fellow / Representative
Jan Klenke Fellow / Representative
Swantje Schirmer Fellow / Representative

List of former student representatives

Names Time Period
Clara Franco, Swantje Schirmer, Anna Fünfgeld December 2018 – November 2019
Clara Franco, Tabea Lakemann, Svenja Schöneich, Anna Fünfgeld December 2017 – November 2018, Anna Fünfgeld from September 2018
Christian Ederer, Lisa Hoffmann, Tom Konzack December 2016 – November 2017
Tom Konzack, Ana Karen Negrete García June 2016 – November 2016
Christoph Heuser, Markus Kirchschlager, Medha, Pau Palop García May 2015 – May 2016
Elisabeth Bunselmeyer, Markus Kirchschlager, Julia Grauvogel, Daniel Simons May 2014 – April 2015