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 Claus Altmayer, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Ingo Bechmann, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Rose Marie Beck, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Professor Christian Berger, Faculty of Law
  • Professor Roger Berger, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Matthias Blüher, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Enno Bünz, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Professor Rainer Cermak, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Professor Ralf Diedrich, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Professor Barbara Drinck, Faculty of Education
  • Professor Jens-Karl Eilers, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Almuth Einspanier, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Professor Gotthold Gäbel, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Professor Gerhard Heyer, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Wolfgang Huschner, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Professor Christoph Jacobi, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Professor Christoph Josten, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Josef Alfons Käs, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Professor Thomas Kater, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Verena Klemm-Kuhn, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Professor Kai von Klitzing, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Harald Krautscheid, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Professor Anja Mehnert, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Jürgen Meixensberger, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Matthias Middell, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Martin Middendorf, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Matthias Müller, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Professor Rebecca Pates, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Kerstin Popp, Faculty of Education
  • Professor Nikolaos Psarros, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Professor Max-Konstantin von Renesse, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Johannes Ringel, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Professor Gerik Scheuermann, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Christoph Schneider, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Professor Charlotte Schubert, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Professor Matthias Schwarz, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Professor Jan-Christoph Simon, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Joachim Thiery, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor Frank Zöllner, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies

 

Academic staff

 

  • Dr Benjamin Bigl, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Dr Martina Emsel, Faculty of Philology
  • Jakob Heuschmidt, Faculty of Education
  • Felix Jawinski, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Hans-Christian Karger, Faculty of Education
  • Dr Bert R. E. Klagges, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Dr Ute Krügel, Faculty of Medicine
  • Dr Jörn Lang, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental studies
  • Dr Thomas Riemer, Faculty of Medicine
  • Dorothee Riese, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Dr Alexander Yendell, Faculty of Medicine

Studierende

  • Trong Do Duc, Faculty of Medicine
  • Lasse Emcken, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Vanessa Fuguero, Faculty of Philology
  • Wiebke Fürst, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Paul Georgi, Faculty of Law
  • Maria Hädrich, Faculty of Education
  • Nastja Hentschel, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Christoph Hille, Faculty of Education
  • Christian Koch, Faculty of Medicine
  • Maximilian König, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Johannes Kündiger, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Lisa Kunze, Faculty of Theology
  • Clara Mildenberger, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Nam Duy Nguyen, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Jules Oumard, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Kerstin Schmitt, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Hans Schneider, Faculty of Medicine
  • Judith Schreier, Faculty of Philology

 

Other staff

  • Dr Klaus Arnold, Department 2
  • Charlotte Bauer, University Library
  • Angelika Dunkel, Department 1
  • Professor Thomas Fuchs, University Library
  • Dr Olaf Hirschfeld, Internal Audit
  • Markus Lorenz, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Dr Christoph Mackert, University Library
  • Leander Seige, University Library

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 Rochus Leonhardt, Faculty of Theology
  • Professor Tim Drygala, Faculty of Law
  • Professor Rose Marie Beck, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Beat Siebenhaar, Faculty of Philology
  • Professor Simone Reinhold, Faculty of Education
  • Professor Roger Berger, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Uwe Vollmer, Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Professor Martin Busse, Faculty of Sport Science
  • Professor Christoph Josten, Faculty of Medicine (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Max-Konstantin von Renesse, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science (elected member with voting rights)
  • Professor Tilo Pompe, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Professor Jürgen Haase, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Professor Norbert Sträter, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Professor Walter Brehm, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

 

Commissioner for Equal Opportunities

  • Georg Teichert

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