The Extended Senate is composed of members with voting rights and members who act in an advisory capacity. It is responsible for electing and voting out the Rector and for passing resolutions on our university’s Basic Regulations.

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Student senators represent their views in the meetings of the Senate and the Extended Senate.

Composition and members

Our university’s Extended Senate is composed of

  • the 21 Senate members with voting rights,
  • 35 university lecturers,
  • 14 academic members of staff,
  • 14 students and
  • seven non-academic members of staff.

Our university’s Rector, Vice-Rectors, deans and the Commissioner for Equal Opportunities are non-voting members of the Extended Senate who act in an advisory capacity. The Rector prepares and chairs the meetings.

University lecturers

  • Professor Anne Bartsch, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Ingo Bechmann, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Matthias Blüher, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Enno Bünz, Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
  • Professor Rainer Cermak, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Professor Frank Cichos, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Professor Philip Clart, Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
  • Professor Anne Deiglmayr, Faculty of Education
  • Professor Ralf Diedrich, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Professor Jens-Karl Eilers, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Ulrich Eisenecker, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Professor Cornelia Exner, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Professor Christian Fandrych, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Immo Fritsche, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Professor Sabine Griese, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Marius Grundmann, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Professor Sebastian Florian Hahnel, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Gregor Hovemann, Faculty of Sport Science
  • Professor Christoph Jacobi, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Professor Thomas Kater, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Anette Kersting, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Harald Krautscheid, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Professor Ute Krügel, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Dirk van Laak, Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
  • Professor Brigitte Latzko, Faculty of Education
  • Professor Holger Lengfeld-Philipp, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Rochus Leonhardt, Faculty of Theology
  • Professor Grit Mehlhorn, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Matthias Middell, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Martin Middendorf, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Gereon Müller, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Patrick Primavesi, Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
  • Professor Martin Friedrich Quaas, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)
  • Professor Tinka Reichmann, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Steffi Riedel-Heller, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Stefan Rohdewald, Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
  • Professor Michael Schaefer, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Gerik Scheuermann, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Torsten Schöneberg, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Matthias Schwarz, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Michael Stumvoll, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor László Székelyhidi, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Uwe Truyen, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Professor Uwe Vollmer, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Professor Manfred Wendisch, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Professor Monika Wohlrab-Sahr, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy

Academic staff

  • Marianne Aussenac-Kern, Faculty of Philology
  • Dr Claudia Birkemeyer, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Dr Dietmar Böhnke, Faculty of Philology
  • Dr Geert Castryck, Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe)
  • Dr André Ehrlich, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Marcus Heinz, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Jakob Heuschmidt, Faculty of Education
  • PD Dr Zohreh Hosseinzadeh, Faculty of Medicine
  • Janika Kepser, Faculty of Law
  • Dr Bert R. E. Klagges, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Dr Jörn Lang, Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
  • Melanie Marek, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Sibylle Reech, Faculty of Education
  • David Georg Reichelt, University Computer Centre
  • Dr Thomas Riemer, Faculty of Medicine
  • Denis Saro, Faculty of Law
  • Stefanie Wiemer, Faculty of Education
  • Dr Alexander Yendell, Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe)

Students

  • Emre Arkan, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Benedikt Bierbaum, Faculty of Medicine
  • Dorothée Branz, Faculty of Theology
  • Mohammad Amin Dahham, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Nico Fenske, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Felix Fink, Faculty of Philology
  • Maximilian Gresch, Faculty of Medicine
  • Frauke Hippler, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Leona Krause, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Paula Levold, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Jasmin Redler, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Felix Reinemer, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Paul Reinhardt, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Maren Reitler, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Lisa Schreiber, Faculty of Medicine
  • Konstantin Schwark, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Ala Yousef, Faculty of Medicine
  • Johanna Zitt, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences

Other staff

  • Charlotte Bauer, University Library
  • Angelika Dunkel, Department 1
  • Alexandra Giermann, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Daniela Gloger, Department 4
  • Oliver Gotthold, Faculty of Medicine
  • Markus Lorenz, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Ina Scherbaum, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Carmen Stieler, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Dr Stephan Thomas, Faculty of Philology

Rectorate

  • Professor Beate A. Schücking, Rector
  • Professor Thomas Hofsäss, Vice-Rector for Education and International Affairs
  • Professor Erich Schröger, Vice-Rector for Research and Young Academics
  • Professor Thomas Lenk, Vice-Rector for Development and Transfer
  • Professor Birgit Dräger, Head of Administration and Finance

 

Deans

  • Professor Andreas Schüle, Faculty of Theology
  • Professor Tim Drygala, Faculty of Law
  • Professor Rose Marie Beck, Faculty of History, Arts and Area Studies
  • Professor Beat Siebenhaar, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Brigitte Latzko, Faculty of Education (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Astrid Lorenz, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Johannes Ringel, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Professor Gregor Hovemann, Faculty of Sport Science (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Michael Stumvoll, Faculty of Medicine (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Martin Middendorf, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Marc Schönewiesner, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Professor Christoph Jacobi, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Roger Gläser, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Professor Thomas Vahlenkamp, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

 

Commissioner for Equal Opportunities

  • Georg Teichert

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