Brandt School Universit├Ąt Erfurt

Lena Kiesewetter

Managing Director

Phone:+49 (0)361 / 737-4641
Office:Room 0004

Office hours:

Monday-Thursday 9-10 a.m.,
or upon request via e-mail

Lena Kiesewetter has overall responsibility for the provision of administrative services to staff and students in the Brandt School. She manages matters relating to personnel, financial planning, external communication, as well as externally funded projects and works closely with the Director of the Brandt School on the strategic development and the services offered by the School.

Lena studied political science and peace research at the universities of Freiburg, Oslo, Toronto and at ETH Zurich, where she graduated with a Master of Arts. Before joining the Brandt School, Lena was the Chief of Staff and a Senior Program Officer at the Aspen Institute Germany. She also worked as a research associate and lobbying activist at the German human rights organization Genocide Alert, conducted field research on human rights activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Swedish NGO Civil Rights Defenders, and interned at the German Embassy in Oslo. Other experience includes university research, teaching and adult education.