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, Chair of Board of Directors and Chief Medical Director of the Heidelberg University Medical Centre and the Heidelberg Faculty of Medicine

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

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

Internal members:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jeanette Erdmann, Director, Institute for Cardiogenetics, for university teachers as members

Prof. Dr. med. Karl-Friedrich Klotz, Chief Medical Director of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, for scientific services group members

Tobias Brügger, Department III - Quality Management and Organisational Development, for the group of engineering and administration staff members

Valentin Reichenbach, for university students as members

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.