University Management

Senate and University Council

The Senate is the central committee in academic self-government. The University Council functions as a supervisory board. Together, the two bodies elect the members of the Rectorate.

The Senate

The Senate decides on matters relating to research, teachung and studies. Among its duties are:

  • Set up, change, and cancel study programs and university facilites
  • Decide fundamental research questions
  • Foster young scientific talent
  • Technology transfer
  • Elect the adjunct Rectorate members and, jointly with the University Council, elect the full-time members of the Rectorate

Chair:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Ressel, Rector

Ex officio members:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Ressel, Rector
Dipl.-Ök. Jan Gerken, Chancellor
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Nicole Radde, Gender Equality Officer

Elected members:
Professors
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Peter Schürmann, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Astrid Ley, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Garrecht, Faculty of Civil- and Environmental Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Bischoff, Faculty of Civil- and Environmental Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Cosima Stubenrauch, Faculty of Chemistry
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elias Klemm, Faculty of Chemistry
Prof. Dr. techn. Günter Scheffknecht, Faculty of Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Roland Kontermann, Faculty of Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Berroth, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ilia Polian, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Schwieger, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Weigand, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Bertsche, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Eberhard, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Peter Michler, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Rohde, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Prof. Dr. phil. Kerstin Thomas, Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Dr. phil. Daniel Hole, Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Dr. oec. Michael-Jörg Oesterle, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Prof. Dr. Frank C. Englmann, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Chair:
Rector

Ressel, Wolfram

Professors:
Allmann, Markus
Bertsche, Bernd
Englmann, Frank C.
Hufendiek, Kai
Kuhlmann, Ulrike
Ricken, Tim
van Slageren, Joris
Steinwart, Ingo
Weyrich, Michael
Zerbian, Sabine

Academic Staff Members:
Dirnberger, Klaus
Wacker, Manfred

Students:
Vogler, Markus
Zabel, Myles

Doctoral Researchers:
Bolz, Tobias
Dürrwächter, Jakob

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Ewald, Beate
Renz, Martin

administrative support:
Felkl, Susanne
Tel. +49 711 685-82100
E-mail

Chair:
Vice Rector for Research

Knippers, Jan
Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity 
Olayioye, Monilola

Professors:
Baumbach, Sibylle
Fichter, Walter
Frühauf, Norbert
Giessen, Harald
Graf, Thomas
Hannemann Jeltsch, Albert, Christine
Polian, Ilia
Siebert, Tobias
Sprenger, Georg
Steeb, Holger

Academic Staff Members:
Buchau, Andre
Jagiella, Stefan

Students:
Franquinet, Julian
Zweigart, Hanna

Doctoral Researchers:
Bolz, Tobias
Dittmann, Jörg

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Engstler, Katja
Nagel, Oliver

administrative support:
Toulouse, Charlotte
Tel. +49 711 685-81116
E-mail
Wilhelm, Katharina
Tel. +49 711 685-81099
E-mail

Chair:
Vice Rector for Teaching and Continuing Education
Binz, Hansgeorg

Professors:
Bischoff, Manfred
Fasoulas, Stefanos
Gießelmann, Frank
Gundelsweiler, Bernd
Herzwurm, Georg
Heyer, Arnd
Hole, Daniel
Kallfass, Ingmar
Trüby, Stephan
Weidl, Timo

Academic Staff Members:
Jazdi, Nasser
Rothmund, Johannes

Students:
Höfler, Alice
Müller, Jonathan

Doctoral Researchers:
Scheiger, Philipp
N.N.

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Lateier, Michael
Lion, Markus

administrative support:
Scheit, Alexandra
Tel. +49 711 685-82812

E-mail

Chair:
Vice Rector for Teaching and Continuing Education
Binz, Hansgeorg

Ex officio members:
three professors of the Institute of Educational Science

Professors:
Alt, Wilfried
Becker, Steffen
Bächtiger, André
Dickhaut, Kirsten
Englmann, Frank C.
Nawroth, Ronny
Luckner, Andreas
Pafel Jürgen
Priewe, Marc
Schott, Nadja
Sottmann, Thomas
Stein, Achim
Wirth, Jens
N.N.

Academic Staff Members:
Gehrke, Roland
Jazdi, Nasser
Lesky, Peter
Spurk, Marco
Thaidigsmann, Isabell

Students:
Dikme, Emre Can
Dittrich, Selina
Förch, Franziska
Liebhäuser, Johanna
Paschke, Sina

Doctoral Researchers:
Stütz, Katharina
Prokop, Axel-Thilo

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Gangl, Elke
von Wolff, Jeanette

administrative support:
Weber, Wolfgang
Tel. +49 711 685-81200
E-mail

Chair:
Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity
Olayioye, Monilola
Gender Equality Officer
Radde, Nicole

Professors:
Schmitt, Syn
Wieprecht, Silke

Academic Staff Members:
Becker, Susanne
Kleinow, Tatjana

Students:
Walther, Tobias
Zweigart, Hannah

Doctoral Researchers:
Kässinger, Johannes
Klein, Maike

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Eicken, Sigrid
Vogel, Pauline

administrative support:
Langer, Beate
Tel. +49 711 685-84034
E-mail

Chair:
Rector
Ressel, Wolfram
Chancellor
Gerken, Jan

Professors:
Dressel, Martin
Mitschang, Bernhard
Pedell, Burkhard
Richert, Clemens
Starflinger, Jörg
Wagner, Jörg
N.N.

Academic Staff Members:
Gemkow, Ulrich
Maier, Ina

Students:
Zabel, Myles

Doctoral Researchers:
N.N.

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Gaugele, Matthias

administrative support:
von Ritter, Philipp
Tel. +49 711 685-82240
E-mail

Chair:
Moro, José Luis

Professors:
Moro, José Luis
Priewe, Marc
Sarkar, Biprajit

Academic Staff Members:
Kleinow, Tatjana

Students:
Zweigart, Hannah

administrative support:
Hanssen, Marion
Tel. +49 711 685-68552
E-mail
Striegel, Katja
Tel. +49 711 685-68558
E-mail

Chair:
Vice Rector for Research
Knippers, Jan
Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity 
Olayioye, Monilola

Professors:
Pott, Peter
Griesemer, Marcel
Bohde, Daniela

Academic Staff Members:
Grimm, Werner

Doctoral Researchers:
Klein, Maike

administrative support:
Roth, Wilfried
Tel. +49 711 685-82232
E-mail

Chair:
N.N.

Professors:
Hannemann, Christine
Hentschel, Klaus
Hilfer, Rudolf
Jeltsch, Albert
Renzl, Birgit
Weigand, Bernhard
N.N.

Academic Staff Members:
Becker, Susanne
Röhrl, Norbert

Students:
Kraus, Alexander

Doctoral Researchers:
Geiger, Florian

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Laber, Andrea

external member: (Lawyer)
Hospach, Frank

administrative support:
Völkel, Susan
Tel. +49 711 685-82274
E-mail

Chair:
Vice Rector for Knowledge and Technology Transfer
Middendorf, Peter

Professors:
Englmann, Frank C.
Polian, Ilia
Rohde, Christian

Academic Staff Members:
Maier, Ina

Students:
Müller, Jonathan

Doctoral Researchers:
N.N.

Employees in Technology and Administration: (with guest status)
Vogel, Pauline

administrative support:
Philipp, Kristin
Tel. +49 711 685-82142
E-mail

Chair:
Middendorf, Peter

Professors:
Henning, Tim
Hesselbarth, Jan
Jeltsch, Albert
Ricken, Tim
Schmitt, Syn
Semmelmann, Uwe

Academic Staff Members:
Stutz, Simon

Students:
Müller, Jonathan

Doctoral Researchers:
Thierer, Rebecka

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Ehmig, Mario

administrative support:
Hoogeveen, Roeland
Tel. +49 711 685-81008
E-mail

Ex officio members:
Chair:
Vice Rector for Information Technology 
Rehm, Simone
Chancellor
Gerken, Jan
Head of University Library
Steenweg, Helge

Professors:
Burr, Wolfgang
Peters, René
Philipp, Klaus Jan
Witt, Frederik

Academic Staff Members:
Zimmermann, Yvonne

Students:
Wipfler, Bruno

Doctoral Researchers:
N.N.

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Krause, Klemens

administrative support:
Schneider, Ina
Tel. +49 711 685-82251
E-mail

Ex officio members:
Chair:
Vice Rector for Information Technology 
Rehm, Simone
Chancellor
Gerken, Jan
Head of TIK
Beutner, Jörn

Professors:
Holm, Christian
Kemper, Hans-Georg
Köhn, Andreas
Viehhauser-Mery, Gabriel

Academic Staff Members:
von Scheven, Malte

Students:
Vogler, Markus

Doctoral Researchers:
Klumpp, Maximilian

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Kücükelci, Marie

administrative support:
Schneider, Ina
Tel. +49 711 685-82251
E-mail

Chair:
Vice Rector for Teaching and Continuing Education
Binz, Hansgeorg
Chancellor
Gerken, Jan
Head of Language Center
N.N.

Professors:
Büchler, Hans-Peter
Kern, Frank
Pafel, Jürgen

Academic Staff Members:
Jazdi, Nasser
Zimmermann,Yvonne

Students:
Gerl, Robin
Hohendorff, Donja

Doctoral Researchers:
Liebgott, Annika
N.N.

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Ertl, Petra

administrative support:
Ulrike Neumann
Tel. +49 711 685-83038
E-mail

Ex officio members:
Head of ZLW
Kröber, Edith
Chancellor
Gerken, Jan
Vice Rector for Teaching and Continuing Education
Binz, Hansgeorg
Scientific Head of ZLW
N.N.

Professors:
Zinn, Bernd
Garrecht, Harald
Pafel, Jürgen
Remy, David

Academic Staff Members:
Jazdi, Nasser

Students:
Walther, Tobias

Doctoral Researchers:
White, Dustin

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Laber, Andrea

administrative support:
Daubner, Sina
Tel. +49 711 685-82015
E-mail

Professors:
Chair
Herzwurm, Georg
Mitschang, Bernhard
Kemper, Hans-Georg
Leymann, Frank

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Krause, Klemens

Students:
Dammrath, Jan

Contact person:
Herzwurm, Georg
Tel. +49 711 685-82384
E-mail

Professors:
Chair
Herzwurm, Georg
Mitschang, Bernhard
Kemper, Hans-Georg
Leymann, Frank

Students:
Fiebich, Marc

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Krause, Klemens

Contact person:
Herzwurm, Georg
Tel. +49 711 685-82384
E-mail

Professors:
Brockmeyer, Jens
Laschat, Sabine
Stubenrauch, Cosima
Wege, Christina

Academic Staff Members:
Buchweitz, Maria

Students:
Götz, Sören
Gutsche, Sarah

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Richter, Sven

Contact person:
Waldner, Isabella
Tel. +49 711 685-64583
E-mail

Professors:
Brockmeyer, Jens
Laschat, Sabine
Stubenrauch, Cosima
Wege, Christina

Academic Staff Members:
Buchweitz, Maria

Employees in Technology and Administration:
Richter, Sven

Contact person:
Waldner, Isabella
Tel. +49 711 685-64583
E-mail

Professors:
Luckner, Andreas
Sälzer, Christine

Academic Staff Members:
Heintz-Cuscianna, Brigitte

Students:
Özkan, Kubilay

Contact person:
Sälzer, Christine
Tel. +49 711 685-87440
E-mail

Professors:
Größler, Andreas
Kästner, Johannes
Pott, Peter
Schreiber, Jürgen

The University Council

The University Council takes on strategic planning responsibilities. It makes organizational and development planning decisions and proposes measures geared to profile creation and boosting performance and competitive capability.

Among its duties are:

  • Oversee the management by the Rectorate
  • Decide on organizational and development plans and the business plan
  • Consent to university contracts and inter-university cooperations
  • Elect the full-time Rectorate members jointly with the Senate

Members

Chairman
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Keimer
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart

Deputy Chairwoman
Prof. Dr. Kirsten Dickhaut
Faculty of Humanities

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Freimuth
Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Keimer
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart

Anke Kleinschmit
ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG, Waiblingen

Dr. Susanne Kortendick
Kortendick Solutions, Berlin

Dr. Christoph Müller
Netze BW GmbH, Stuttgart

Prof. Dr. Ursula Schaefer
University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Kirsten Dickhaut
Faculty of Humanities

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Frank Gießelmann
Faculty Chemistry

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Resch
Faculty Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering

Benjamin Maschler
Faculty Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Jeannette von Wolff
Student Counseling Center

Contact

 

Susanne Felkl

Head of Committees and Structure

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