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 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:

  • 08 July 2020

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:

  • 24 June 2020
  • 22 July 2020
  • 05 August 2020
  • 19 August 2020

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