Academic Organisation

Foundation Board of the Universität zu Lübeck

Members of the foundation board are:

External members:

Kirsten Fehrs, Theologist, Bishop at the Hamburg and Lübeck Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of North Germany

Prof. Dr. med. Annette Grüters-Kieslich (chairwoman), vice president of ALLEA and chairwoman of  Eva Luise und Horst Köhler foundation

Uwe Lüders, Diploma in Economics, former Chair of Board of Directors of L. Possehl & Co. mbH Lübeck, publisher

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Sagerer, Rector of Bielefeld University

Internal members:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jeanette Erdmann, Director, Institute for Cardiogenetics,  elected representative of University`s teachers 

Dipl.-Psych. Juliana Wiechert, Leiterin des Dozierenden-Service-Centers, elected representative of University`s scientists

Tobias Brügger, Department III - Quality Management and Organisational Development, elected representative of University`s administration staff 

Valentin Reichenbach, elected representative of University's students 

Upcoming meetings:

  • Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Rules of procedure governing the Foundation Board

The tasks of the Foundation Board pursuant to § 7(6)
of the regulations governing the Lübeck Foundation (StiftULG) are as follows:

  1. To rule on cases presented by the chancellor,
  2. To issue an opinion on a draft constitution,
  3. To approve the statutes concerning quality assurance,
  4. To issue recommendations for advancing the university’s profile, involving its focus on research and education, and the syllabi,
  5. To pass a resolution on the annual budget,
  6. To pass a resolution on organisational and development planning,
  7. To pass a resolution on the principles for disseminating financial and physical resources and equipment for personnel, including related statutes, especially concerning the principles for compensation of professors and execution of agreements for compensation of primary members of the Executive Board,
  8. To issues an opinion on setting up programmes,
  9. To advise on reports from the Executive Board,
  10. To issue an opinion prior to execution of agreements on objectives and performance,
  11. To appoint members of the Board of Trustees based on recommendations by the Executive Board,
  12. To rule on changes/additions to core assets,
  13. To accept the report of activities by the Executive Board, approve the annual report and the actions of the Executive Board as the chair of the foundation,
  14. To rule on actions for new buildings/expansions, renovations, modernisation, and acquisition of large equipment financed partially or primarily with funds that do not stem from the state,
  15. To approve the founding of enterprises or acquisition of shares by the Foundation University.

Tasks pursuant to provisions two through seven also cover amendments of current regulations. Moreover, the Foundation Board shall also undertake all other tasks set forth for the university council in the legislation governing university education, whereby it shall exercise the council’s rights and obligations towards university bodies and committees, unless these contravene the provisions of StiftULG.

Furthermore, the Foundation Board also participates in electing a president. The search commission, comprised equally of members of the senate and foundation board, shall present at least two candidates.