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

Personal Assistant
Martin Renz
Tel.: +49 711 685-82338

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

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

Digitalization Officer
Lena Bühner
Tel.: +49 711 685-82123
Room 1/36

University of Stuttgart
Keplerstraße 7
Room 1/22
70174 Stuttgart

Campus City Center

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2018, Feb. 1
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
Born in Aachen
This image shows Jan Gerken

Jan Gerken


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