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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors guides the university, is responsible for its strategic vision, makes structure and development planning decisions and suggests measures which will improve the reputation, performance and competitiveness of the university. It oversees the management of the university by the Board of Executives. The Board of Governors can make its standpoint on strategic matters affecting the university known to the Ministry of Education at any time and the Ministry of Education can seek the opinion of the Board of Governors.


Structure of the Board of Governors

External members:

  • Dr. Julia Mohrbacher, IMTEK Institute, Freiburg University
  • Birgit Schaer, Diözesan-Caritasverband Freiburg
  • Dirk Schallock (Chair)
  • Sylvia Scholz, Agentur für Arbeit Rottweil – Villingen-Schwenningen
  • Dr.-Ing. Joachim Schulz, Südwestmetall
  • Henriette Stanley, Wirtschaftsförderung Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg

Internal members

  • Dr. Katharina Buß
  • Prof. Dr. Eva Kirner
  • Prof. Dr. Edgar Jäger
  • Prof. Dr. Olaf Neiße
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kallmann

Representatives from the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts:

  • Dr. Matthias Schenek, Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts

Equal Oppportunities Representative:

  • Prof. Dr. Marianne Andres

Non-voting members:

  • Prof. Dr. Rolf Schofer, President
  • Prof. Robert Schäflein-Armbruster, Vice-President
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Lederer, Vice-President
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder, Vice-President
  • Andrea Linke, Head of Administration