Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

New GAUSS Student Representatives

The new student representatives of GAUSS for the next one-year term from 01 April 2022 are:

Hiwa Abdullah, PhD student of the Faculty of Geoscience and Geography in the program Geoscience, takes over the position as GAUSS student representative.
Jan-Wilke Henke, student of the Physics program of the Faculty of Physics is the deputy to support Hiwa.

A very big thank you to both of them for taking on this important position.


We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the former student representatives for their commitment and dedication. Thank you dear Karen, dear Hanna and dear Syed. We wish you all the best on your way.


The GAUSS student representative is a member of the GAUSS board attending the board meetings, where they can also bring up problems or ideas. So do not hesitate to contact them.

Contact details of Hiwa & Jan:

GAUSS Representative GAUSS Deputy Representative
Hiwa Abdullah
Faculty of Geoscience and Geography
Geoscience Centre of the University of Göttingen
Department Applied Geology
Goldschmidtstr. 3, 37077 Göttingen
Jan-Wilke Henke
Faculty of Physics
Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences
Department of Ultrafast Dynamics
Am Fassberg 11, 37077 Göttingen


In case you don´t know the student representative of your doctoral program, more information on who is the representative of your program can be found here!