Technische Universität Berlin

Executive Board of Technische Universität Berlin

Technische Universität Berlin is governed by the executive board. Members of the board are the university president Prof. Dr. Christian Thomsen, the vice president for research, appointment strategy, knowledge & technology transfer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christine Ahrend, the vice president for education, digitalization, and sustainability Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Heiß, and the acting vice president for administration Lars Oeverdieck. Economist and political scientist Professor Dr. Ulf Schrader was elected vice president of TU Berlin on 9 June 2021 by the Extended Academic Senate. He will take up the position on 9 August 2021. The vote was held during the current period of office because of the appointment of vice president Professor Dr. Angela Ittel as president of TU Braunschweig.

TU Berlin Executive Board Members

President Christian Thomsen © David Ausserhofer

President Prof. Dr. Christian Thomsen

Professor of physics Dr. Christian Thomsen became president of the Technische Universität Berlin in April 2014. He holds the policy-making power on the executive board, the university's governing body. He represents the university and is responsible for the smooth running of all university proceedings.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christine Ahrend © David Ausserhofer

Vice President Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christine Ahrend

As 1st Vice President, professor of transport planning Dr.-Ing. Christine Ahrend represents the President. Her areas of responsibility include research, appointment strategy, and knowledge and technology transfer.

Ulf Schrader © Felix Noak

Vice President Prof. Dr. Ulf Schrader

Economist and political scientist Professor Dr. Ulf Schrader will take up the position on 9 August 2021 and will be mainly responsible for teacher education and junior scholars.

Lars Oeverdieck © Susanne Cholodnicki

Acting Vice President for Administration Lars Oeverdieck

Acting Vice President for Administration Lars Oeverdieck is a member of the Executive Board, Director of the central university administration and commissioned with the budget. He supervises the departments "Student Services", "Human Resources and Legal Affairs", "Finance", "Buildings and Services Management", "Research" as well as staff supervisor of "International Affairs".