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Staff Development

Job Shadowing in adminstraive and academic Fields

Photo: Fabian Stürtz

We would like to draw your attention to the Job Shadowing program in administrative and academic fields of Dept. 42 Staff Development. The objective of the programme is provide administrative and academic staff with the opportunity to exchange perspectives thus enabling a deeper undertanding for each other's work. Quality managment welcomes this opportunity to greatly improve communication between and optimization of interfaces and would like therefore to encourage staff to take advantage of this option. 

For enquiries about participation, the programme or about the process, please contact:

Andreas Böhnke (Administrative Staff and Managment Consultations/ Staff Development) at +49 (0)221 470 - 5059. E-Mail: a.boehnke(at) All futher information on the program are on the website of Department 42 Staff Development

If you are planning to participate in the programme, please email your information to the QM Office – with the name and department of the receiving partner.


Photo: Fabian Stürtz

In Winter Semester 2013/14, the "GeziSek-Network" the network of secretariats of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities was set up with the support of the QM Office and Staff Deveopment of the University of Cologne. The objectives of this network is better communication and a better information flow between secretariats and administration as well as the pooling of issues and common interests.

The network communicates using a mailing list where colleagues can post questions to the network. The questions can be practical and pertain to office life but also about suggestions and comments about projects and current topics.

The mailing list has the following address: Birgit Klemann (birgit.klemann(at) maintains the list. You can subscribe to the list here.

We cordially invite colleagues to become part of the network. Every form of involement is welcome. The network is only as strong as the indiviuals in it.

Coordinators and Contcts in the GeziSek-Netzwerk:

Martina Krüger (phonetik(at)

Lena Wolberg (l.wolberg(at)