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
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Chairman
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Wolfram Ressel, Rector

Ex officio members
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Ertl, Vice Rector for Research and Young Scientific Talent
Prof. Dr. phil. Cathleen Kantner, Vice Rector for Teaching and Continuing Education
Prof. Dr. phil. nat. Thomas Graf, Vice Rector for Knowledge and Technology Transfer
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Simone Rehm, Vice Rector for Information Technology 

Chancellor
Dr. Bettina Buhlmann

Gender Equality Officer
Dr. Gabriele Hardtmann

Deans
Prof. Dr. phil. Klaus Jan Philipp, Architecture and Urban Planning
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Garrecht, Civil- and Environmental Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Cosima Stubenrauch, Chemistry
Prof. Dr-Ing. Michael Resch, Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Kurt Rothermel, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Staudacher, Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rainer Gadow, Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Rohde, Mathematics and Physics
Prof. Dr. phil. Peter Scholz, Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Dr. oec. Michael-Jörg Oesterle, Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Elected members
Professors
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Bertsche, Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Miehe, Civil- and Environmental Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Tilman Pfau, Mathematics and Physics
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Georg Sprenger, Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering
Prof. Dr-Ing. Stefan Tenbohlen, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Weigand, Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy

Scientific Service
Barbara Burr, Language Centre
Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Gemkow, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Dr.-Ing. Andreas Klenk, Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering

Students
Anaick Geißel, Faculty of Humanities
Alina Gräber, Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Maximilian Klumpp, Mathematics and Physics
Marc Mühlberg, Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Carl Quast, Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Corinna Schröder, Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Manuel Vierneisel, Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering

Employees in Technology and Administration
Mario Ehmig, Central Administration
Andrea Laber, Central Administration
Birgit Schneider, Central Administration

Currently being revised.

The University Council

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 Chairman
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Osten
Faculty Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering

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
Daimler AG, Stuttgart

Dr. Susanne Kortendick
Bombardier Transportation GmbH, Berlin

Dr. Christoph Müller
Netze BW GmbH, Stuttgart

Prof. Dr. Merith Niehuss
University of the Bundeswehr, Munich

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

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Osten
Faculty Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering

Prof. Dr. phil. Sandra Richter
Faculty of Humanities

Dr. Susanne Becker
Faculty Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Benjamin Maschler
Student, Faculty Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Contact

 

Susanne Felkl

Senate Business Office