How to contact the IAS-Team

About the IAS Team:

The IAS Team (ias-team ‚at‘ is part of the Department of Informatics, Universität Hamburg. They are responsible for the application process, selection process, program coordination, curriculum, questions about the IAS program, and counseling of students and applicants regarding study plans, and exams (among others). The IAS Team runs the IAS Master and contains the admission board (a group of professors, post-doctoral researchers, lecturers, and academic advisors who assess your application). The academic advisors are Dr. Annika Peters and Dennis Becker; they manage the IAS Team. Both are lecturers, Human-Robot-Interaction researchers, and the first contact for IAS-students at the Department of Informatics ( 

How to contact the IAS-Team when you have a question:

The IAS-Team has created a wiki that you can use as an additional source of information regarding applications, admissions, required documents, etc. Please read the wiki and website before asking a question that you could have answered yourself. We can only get back to you in time if you provide us with the section of the wiki or website that you did not understand. You can direct your questions to We answer important emails for each applicant once within the application period. For queries regarding the 60 ECTS quick-check service or non-listed English proficiency certificates please use the email address above as well. Please refrain from using several different or personal email addresses. Please do not write the same email to different bodies at the Universität Hamburg.

Further points of contact at Universität Hamburg

Program Manager: Prof. Dr. Stefan Wermter (Do not contact; contact academic advisor Dr. Annika Peters via the email address above instead)

Head of Examination Board: Prof. Dr. Stefan Wermter (Do not contact; contact academic advisor Dr. Annika Peters via the email address above instead)

Course Examination Management for enrolled students: Anna Leffler (

Course Management for enrolled students: Silke Peters (

Study Coordinator for enrolled IAS students: Björn Hanssen (

Academic Advisors: Dr. Annika Peters, Dennis Becker (

Departmental student representative committee for enrolled students: FSR Informatik [only in German]

For general queries about student life, central administration, STiNE support, and enrolment issues at the Universität Hamburg, please consult the Universität Hamburg Campus Center.

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