Organisation of PhaNuSpo


  • Directorate
    consists of the director and vice directors who serve as DSPL (Dokorats-Studienprogrammleiter) and vice DSPLs, respectively. They are elected by the panel of principal investigators (PI panel) for a period of two years, are the main representatives of the school within the faculty, university and the outside world and are responsible for making and executing final decisions related to school issues.
  • Steering Team
    consists of the directorate, three faculty members and three student representatives. It discusses and plans the use of the budget, the strategic orientation of the school, upcoming events, meetings, prepares annual reports/evaluations and is responsible for compliance and conflict conciliation.
  • PI Panel
    consists of all project leaders and supervisors of the school. The PI panel makes organizational and financial suggestions to the steering team, decides about the admission and supervision of doctoral students and is responsible for the training program for the graduate students.
  • Student Cohort
    consists of all doctoral students who are working on their doctoral theses within PhaNuSpo. They send three spokespersons for the steering committee (one / discipline).
  • Scientific Advisory Board
    consists of international experts from academia or industry representing the research priorities of Sport, Nutritional and Pharmaceutical Sciences. They support the PhaNuSpo school with their expertise and discuss strategic issues with the faculty members. They are invited to the annual retreats and to participate in the internal evaluations of the school.
  • Executive Manager
    assists and supports steering team, PI panel and student cohort in all technical, administrative and practical issues, including internal and external communication, budget management, organization of advertisements, interviews or retreats, visa, housing, and others.