Academic Senate

Tasks of the Academic Senate

  • To comment on drafts of the budget plan
  • To propose the establishment, modification, or elimination of organizational units
  • To establish or eliminate degree programs
  • To enact statutes
  • To establish guidelines for teaching, study, and examinations; to define procedural arrangements for school examinations across disciplines; as well as to issue opinions on study and exam regulations for the various departments
  • To adopt resolutions on school development plans and equipment planning as well as to define objectives regarding the appointment of instructors
  • To adopt resolutions concerning guidelines for the promotion of women and planning for the advancement of women
  • To issue opinions on proposals for appointments by the departments
  • To issue decisions of fundamental import concerning research and the promotion of young artistic talent
  • To adopt regulations concerning the utilization of school facilities
  • To determine enrollment figures
  • To coordinate the activities of the school’s departments and other facilities
  • To adopt resolutions concerning the selection of school directors as well as vice presidents and prorectors
  • To accept responsibility for other academic affairs which affect the school as a whole in the event that no other body has jurisdiction


Academic Senate 

ChairProf. Andrea Tober

Prof. Byron Knutson (Liste 1)
Prof. Stephan Picard (Liste 2)
Prof. Stephan Forck (Liste 2)
Prof. Sebastian Stier (Liste 3)
n.n. (Liste 3)
Prof. Viola Wilmsen (Liste 4)
Prof. Volker Tessmann (Liste 4)

Dep. Liste 1: Prof. Anna Korondi
Dep. Liste 2: Prof. Wolfgang Redik
Dep. Liste 4: Prof. Sanja Fister

Academic Employees

Gunther Leonhardt
Annika Treutler
Dep.: Mikhail Mordvinov

Pedro José Cases Sanchez
Barbara Pfanzelt

Stellv.: Jonathan Lauwers
Additional EmployeesJohannes Hellmann
Annemarie Stadler-Janetzki
1st deputy: Svenja Kugel
2nd deputy: Karin Kickbusch

Extended Academic Senate


Prof. Louise Pollock (Liste 1)
Prof. Manuel Nawri (Liste 1)
Prof. Stefan Drees (Liste 2)
Prof. Eldar Nebolsin (Liste 2)

Dep. Liste 1: Prof. Ralf Forster
Dep. Liste 2: Prof. Maria Baptist
Academic EmployeesIkuko Odai
1st deputy: Andrei Banciu
2nd deputy: Mana Oguchi

Eléonore Rannou
Chian Lyn Loh

Stellv.: Elham Nazem
Additional EmployeesPeggy Bertaux
1st deputy: Heike Nagel
2nd deputy: Eva Gabronova
3rd deputy: Marit Magister