Interest groups & representatives

Protection, safety and participation: Interest groups and representatives advocate for the interests of certain groups and deal with special areas of responsibility. They present these topics to the Committees of the University of Stuttgart.

Representatives of the Rectorate and the Senate

Commissioner for Biological Safety
Dr. Josef Altenbuchner
Tel.: +49 711 685-67591

Dr. Simon Stutz
Tel.: +49 711 685-65056

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jörg Wrachtrup
Institute of Physics (3)
Tel.: +49 711 685-65278

The liaison lecturer offers advice on the possibilities for grants by the DFG.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Nicole Radde
Azenbergstr. 12
Tel.: +49 711 685-84648

Humanities, Economics and Social Sciences
Dr. Susanne Becker
Institute of Economics and Law
Tel.: +49 711 685-83565

Natural Sciences
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Corinna Salander
Institute of Machine Components
Tel.: +49 711 685-66663

Engineering Sciences
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Silke Wieprecht
Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems
Tel.: + 49 711685-64461

The Equal Opportunity Officers supports the enforcement of equal opportunity for women and men according to constitutional law and also helps reducing the present disadvantages for female students and women working in science.

Suspected cases in Engineering Sciences
Ombudsperson: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jürgen Werner, Institute of Photovoltaics, Email

Suspected cases in Natural Sciences
Ombudsperson: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Sabine Laschat, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Email

Suspected cases in the Humanities
Ombudsperson: Prof. Dr. André Bächtiger, Institute of Social Sciences, Email

Ombudspersons are appointed by the Senate for the duration of three years and are the first contact persons concerning suspected cases. Also persons suspected of scientific misconduct can contact the respective ombudsperson and ask for advice or support. Each member of the university is entitled to a prompt conversation with the competent ombudsperson. According to Section 9 Para. 3 Sentence 4 of the university statutes the ombudsperson is sworn to secrecy.

Office - Commission for Investigating Scientific Misconduct
Head: Susan Völkel


Radiation Protection Commissioner of the University of Stuttgart
Dr. Heiner Böttinger
Tel.: +49 711 685-67485

1st Deputy
Dipl.-Ing. Hansjürgen Gertkemper
Tel.: +49 711 685-62554

2nd Deputy
Dr. Pavel Bashtrykov
Tel.: +49 711 685-64363

Animal Welfare Commissioner
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hauber
Tel.: +49 711 685-65003

Dr. med. vet. Jutta Mönchenberg
Tel.: +49 711 685-65003

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Kranert
Institute for Sanitary Engineering, Water Quality and Solid Waste Management
Tel.: +49 711 685-65495

The Environmental Protection Commissioner of the Senate coordinates teaching offers and research concerning environmental topics.

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