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  • [Translate to Englisch:] Neue Universität, Sanderring

University Council

Members of the university council:

Current members of the Senate: List of Senators

Ten personalities from science and culture and in particular from business and professional practice. These are for the current term of office until 30.09.2019:

  • Prof. Dr. Mechthild Dreyer
    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Department of Philosophy
  • Prof. Dorothee Dzwonnek
    Former State Secretary
  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker
    President of the Leopoldina, the German national academy of sciences
  • Prof. Dr. Beate Kellner
    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Chair of Germanic Medieval Studies
  • Dr.-Ing. Thomas Leicht
    Senior VP Drives e-Bike at Brose Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG
  • Prof. Dr. Helmut Schwarz
    Former President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Caroline Trips
    Managing Shareholder of Trips GmbH
  • Prof. Dr. Eberhard Umbach
    Former President of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel

    President of the German Academic Exchange Service

  • Dr.-Ing. E.h. Manfred Wittenstein
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wittenstein SE

The University Council:

  • decides the basic order and their change by statute, as well as over requests after art. 106 exp. 2 Bay. Higher Education Act,
  • elects the President and decides on their deselection,
  • elects the other members of the university management, with the exception of the chancellor, and decides on their deselection,
  • decides on proposals for the appointment of the chancellor after nomination of suitable persons by the university management,
  • decides on the university's development plan drawn up by the Extended University Administration,
  • decides on proposals for the division of the university into faculties at the request of the Extended University Administration,
  • decides on the establishment, modification and cancellation of study programmes,
  • comments on the establishment, alteration or cancellation of scientific and artistic institutions as well as operating units by the university management,
  • shall give its opinion on the estimates relating to the State budget or the draft economic plan,
  • receives the President's report and may deliberate on it,
  • determines the corporate budget,
  • administrates the other duties assigned to it by law or by virtue of any statute,
  • is consulted before the conclusion of target agreements with the state and determines for the university the achievement of the targets specified in these target agreements.