Vita Dr. Elisabeth Hoffmann

Porträt Elisabeth Hoffmann
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Dr. Elisabeth Hoffmann

Dr. Elisabeth Hoffmann

Head of Corporate Communication and Press Service,
Press Officer, Spokesperson of the Executive Board

Phone: +49 531 391-4122


  • since 1996 Head of Corporate Communication and Press Relations at Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • since 2007 She is authorised representative of the Haus der Wissenschaft Braunschweig GmbH
  • 1994 - 1996 trainee at German Universities Magazine "Deutsche Universitäts-Zeitung (DUZ)", Raabe publishing company for information on science and IPR&O Public Relations Agency
  • 1990 - 1994 Research Assistant, Institute of Comparative Literature, University of Bonn, doctoral thesis on "Germany in Thomas Pynchon's novels"
  • 1987 - 1989 study visits at Mount Holyoke and Smith College, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1984 - 1990 MA in Comparative Literature, German Studies and Communication Science, University of Bonn

Awards and memberships

  • Research speaker of the year 2015 in the category research institutions and universities
  • since 2015 Member of working groups on Science Communication of Leopoldina, acatech and Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • since 2013 initiator and organizer of the 'Siggener Kreis on the future of science communication'
  • 2008 - 2014 head of German Universities Public Relations and Communication Officers Association (Bundesverband Hochschulkommunikation e.V.)