Administrative Structure of BIGSAS

BIGSAS is headed by the Steering Committee (SC) which comprises the Dean and the Deputy Head, the Academic Coordinator of EC&EO and the BIGSAS Coordinator, three elected Senior Fellows representing the Members of BIGSAS, the Junior Fellow Representatives and the Director of the Gender and Diversity Office of the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence. The SC admits the doctoral students, verifies the progress of every doctoral student, takes the final decisions regarding the organisation of the Graduate School, the coordination of the training programme, the allocation of finances and appoints the doctoral commissions for the defence. 

The next meetings of the SC:

  • 20 January 2021
  • summer semester 2021

The execution of the decisions of the Steering Committee is carried out by the Executive Committee (EC), comprising the Dean, the Vice Dean, the Academic Coordinator EC&EO, the BIGSAS Coordinator and the Director of the Gender and Diversity Office of the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence.

The next meetings of the EC:

  • 09 December 2020
  • 03 February 2021
  • 17 February 2021

 

The Regulations of BIGSAS (Satzung)

BIGSAS has its own Regulations within the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence, in force since 31 August 2019. You can download the Regulations here (German) and the English translation here.

 

Decisions of Principle of the BIGSAS Boards

Please find the Decisions of Principle here: English version (pdf) or German version (pdf)