The Research Operations Office is a service provider for the scientific and artistic personnel at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and the university’s liaison to research funding organisations.

Our support services include:

  • Research and project funding (national and international project funding, university funding, post-doc funding)

  • Assistance with contractual matters and intellectual property rights

  • Knowledge and technology transfer (business projects and contracts)

  • Requisition of large-scale equipment

  • Participation at research fairs

Contact information

Head of Department

Dr. rer. nat. Kristina Schönherr
Coudraystraße 7, Room 407

Phone: +49(0)36 43/58 25 31
E-Mail: kristina.schoenherr[at]uni-weimar.de

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Fundamental and conceptual matters of research and research funding
  • University commissioner in charge of large-scale equipment

Administrative staff

Daniela Dembowski
Coudraystraße 7, Room 406

Phone: +49(0)36 43/58 25 30
Fax: +49(0)36 43/58 25 40
E-Mail: daniela.dembowski[at]uni-weimar.de

Office hours:
monday 8.00 – 11.00 h
tuesday 8.00 - 15.30 h
thursday 7.30 - 12.00 h
friday 11 - 13 h

EU advisor

Dr. Susan Gniechwitz
Coudraystraße 7, Room 406

Phone: +49(0)36 43/58 25 35
E-Mail: susan.gniechwitz[at]uni-weimar.de

Office hours at FH Erfurt: thursday (Phone Tel. +49 (0) 361/6700 118)

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Advisor for the EU Research Framework Programme and other EU funding programmes
  • Assistance with all funding application phases and EU project management matters

Staff member

Uta Winkler, Verw.-Betriebswirt
Coudraystraße 7, Room 402

Phone: +49(0)36 43/58 25 32
E-Mail: uta.winkler[at]uni-weimar.de

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Formal evaluation of application documents and assistance with applications
  • Project calculation consulting
  • Separation of dutiesconsulting (division of university and business activities)
  • Advising and support to faculties for the requisition of large-scale equipment
  • Oversight of Research Dept. budget resources

Damaris Lehmann, M.A. (on parental leave)

Coudraystraße 7, Room 403

Phone: +49(0)36 43/58 25 33
E-Mail: damaris.lehmann[at]uni-weimar.de

Staff member

Dipl. Ing. Konstanze Bleul
Coudraystraße 7, Room 404

Phone: +49 (0) 36 43/ 58 25 36
E-Mail: konstanze.bleul[at]uni-weimar.de

Office hours: monday - friday 8.30 – 12.00 h

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordinating university participation at research fairs
  • Planning and organising information events for the Research Department
  • Public relations
  • Research transfer, contact coordinator for transfer projects

Legal advisors in the legal department

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Legal advisor in patent matters for staff of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Contractual advising in research projects
  • Contact for university personnel in all matters of commercial legal protection