Professor Beate A. Schücking is the Rector of Leipzig University. She is the head of the University and represents it externally. As chair of the Rectorate, she decides on its regulations and deals with the orientation of research and teaching as well as the implementation of Senate resolutions.

Porträtaufnahme der Rektorin der Universität Leipzig Prof. Dr. med. Beate Schücking
Rector of Leipzig University: Professor Beate A. Schücking. Photo: Christian Hüller


  • Since 1 March 2011
    Rector of Leipzig University
  • 20092011
    Dean of Studies of the Faculty of Health Science at Osnabrück University
  • 20052009
    Vice President for Research and Advancement of Young Academics at Osnabrück University
  • 20002001
    Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Psychology at Osnabrück University
  • 19952011
    Professor of Health, Pathology and Psychosomatics at Osnabrück University
  • 19891995
    Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Munich University of Applied Sciences
  • 19851989
    Philosophy degree at the Philipps University of Marburg, freelance physician
  • 19821985
    Research assistant at the Philipps University of Marburg, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 19801982
    Clinical training and junior doctor in Biberach
  • 1980
    Doctorate in experimental haematology at Ulm University
  • 19791980
    Research assistant at the Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7
  • 19741979
    Medical degree at Ulm University
  • 1956
    Born in Kassel

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