As a non-profit foundation under public law, the United Cathedral Foundations are among the most traditional cultural institutions in Germany. In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Naumburg Cathedral, the foundation also owns the Imperial Cathedral of Merseburg, St. Mary's Church in Naumburg, the Franciscan Monastery and St. Michael's Church in Zeitz, as well as outstanding movable art objects and archive and library collections. As cultural carriers and mediators of history, tradition and art, the United Cathedral Foundations occupy a significant position in Central Germany.



Voluntary Social Year (FSJ)

The Vereinigte Domstifter (United Cathedral Foundations) offer the possibility of an interesting and educational activity within the framework of a voluntary social year in the field of culture (FSJK).

Your placement: Museum Education Department (KinderDomBauhütte Naumburg)

Your contact person
Jessica Buchwald B.A. | Head of Cultural Education
Tel.: +49 (0)3445 2301 126 |

We look forward to receiving your unsolicited application for a FSJK (Freies Soziales Jahr Kultur). This can also be submitted on the internet at be submitted to us. The DRK also offers positions for a voluntary social year. Applicants who apply to the DRK can also work for us. All information under

Working student (m/f/d) in the area of real estate

The Vereinigte Domstifter zu Merseburg und Naumburg and the Kollegiatstift Zeitz, a non-profit foundation under public law whose roots go back more than 1000 years and which includes Naumburg Cathedral, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2018, are looking for a*n for our Abbey Administration in Naumburg with immediate effect.

Working student (m/f/d) in the area of real estate

to support our processes in the area of land and property management.

Your tasks:

In the area of real estate, you will support the entry of our foundation-owned properties in a geographic information system (GIS system).

In addition to the property data, you also check the history of the deposited documents (leases, use agreements, land register excerpts, site plans/country maps, etc.) and maintain further information on the foundation's property holdings in the existing system.

They check the existing data for up-to-dateness and completeness and make corrections if necessary.

 Your profile:

Do you have a soft spot for complex software applications and can quickly familiarise yourself with complicated issues?

Are you used to working reliably, accurately and without errors?

You already have experience in maintaining and processing data in geographic information systems (we use Map-Manager) and can quickly apply this experience in a practical context?

Ideally, you already know typical workflows and documents that one is confronted with when working with a GIS system and learn quickly?

Good knowledge of relevant MS Office software rounds off your profile.

Our offer:

Work in the unique atmosphere in the immediate vicinity of Naumburg Cathedral and experience the flair of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Get a taste of practical experience, learn to work in a team and add an interesting station to your CV.

There are no time clocks and you can flexibly arrange your working hours.

Have we aroused your interest? Please send your application documents, stating your salary expectations, by e-mail to our Stiftskämmerer, Mr Bastian Borck ( If you have any questions, you can reach Mr Borck at +49 (0) 173 94 75 803.

Volunteer work

Do you feel like volunteering?
As a volunteer, you "donate" (gift) some of your free time to the Vereinigte Domstiftern. Numerous interesting activities are available for volunteering at our foundation locations in Merseburg, Naumburg or Zeitz.

Here you will find all further information.


The United Cathedral Foundations offer internship opportunities in the following areas: 

Marketing, public relations, events
Kerstin Wille (

Press, Internet and Social Media
Charlotte Tennler (

Cultural education
Jessica Buchwald (

visitor centre 
Kirsten Reichert (

Archives and libraries
Matthias Ludwig (

Abbey treasury and real estate
Bastian Borck (

Due to the close cooperation between the individual institutions, the focal points can be flexibly combined within the internship. We look forward to receiving your speculative application!