Research Council

The Research Council supports the President’s Office and the Senate in research-related matters.

The Research Council provides strategic advice on planning fundamental developments and key aspects of research activities. The Council makes recommendations on priorities and comments on research projects that are of great significance to the university. In addition, the Council advises on the possibilities for research funding.

The Research Council has nine members. The Vice President for Research is the chair of the Research Council.

  • Members

    Chair (ex officio)

    Vice President Prof. Henning Hillmann, Ph.D.

    (Term of office: 1 August 2022 – 31 July 2024)

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Maurer (from 1 August 2021)
    Chair of Civil Law and European Transport Law

    Prof. Dr. Mark Makowsky
    Chair of Private Law, International Private Law, Medical Law and Private Insurance Law

    Prof. Dr. Thomas Tröger
    Chair of Economic Theory

    Prof. Dr. Klaus Adam
    Chair of International Economics

    Prof. Dr. Stefan Ruenzi
    Chair of International Finance

    Prof. Dr. Holger Daske
    Chair of Accounting and Capital Markets

    Prof. Dr. Stefan Münzer
    Chair of Education Psychology

    Prof. Dr. Richard Traunmüller
    Chair of Political Science, Empirical Democracy Research

    Prof. Dr. Thomas Wortmann
    Chair of German Studies II

    Prof. Dr. Claudia Gronemann
    Department of Romance Languages

    Prof. Dr. Heiner Stuckenschmidt
    Chair of Artificial Intelligence

    Prof. Dr. Claus Hertling
    Chair of Mathematics VI

    Academic staff members
    (Term of office: 1 August 2022 – 31 July 2024)

    Dr. Almuth Ebke
    Chair of Modern History

    Linh Nguyen
    Chair of Economics, Econometrics

    Student member
    (Term of office: 1 August 2022 – 31 July 2023)

    Jannik Hoffmann

    Sven Kaulbarsch

Schedule of Meetings

The schedule of meetings for the upcoming semesters is available here.