The Rectorate


Jan Gerken took up the position of Chancellor at the University of Stuttgart on February 1, 2018. His work as Chancellor includes economic and personal management, and he is also responsible for the university budget pursuant to §9 of the State Budget Code.

Jan Gerken, Chancellor of the University of Stuttgart
Dipl.-Ök. Jan Gerken, Chancellor of the University of Stuttgart

I am looking forward to actively contributing to the future of the University of Stuttgart, holding true to the adage: continuing traditions, exploring opportunities, and boldly seeking new paths when necessary.

Jan Gerken, Chancellor

Margit Göbel
Phone: +49 711 685-82207
Fax: +49 711 685-82150
Room 1/22

Personal Assistant
Jasmin Kretschmer
Tel.: +49 711 685-82300
Room 1/23

Special Functions, finances
Ömer Can
Phone: +49 711 685-84245
Room: 2/03

Special Functions, taxes
Günter Staub
Phone: +49 711 685-81068

Project Officer
Dr. Barbara Unteutsch
Phone: +49 711 685-82156
Room 0/28

University of Stuttgart
Keplerstraße 7
Room 1/22
70174 Stuttgart

Campus City Center

Curriculum Vitae

Since 1.2.2018: Chancellor at the University of Stuttgart

2014-2018: Chancellor at the University of Erfurt

2004-2014: Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

  • Permanent deputy Chancellor
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Head of Management division
  • Head of Development Planning department

1995-2004: Leibniz Universität Hannover

  • Division Head Strategic Controlling on the Rector’s staff
  • Head of planning for the university's Rector.
  • Employed in the Planning, Statistics and Information Management division
  • Administrative position in the Controlling/IuK Technology staff unit

1987-1995: Studied Economics, specializing in Information Systems, Finance and Statistics at Leibniz Universität Hannover

1966: Born in Aachen

This picture showsJan Gerken

Jan Gerken


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