The President of Technische Universität Berlin

Prof. Dr.

Geraldine Rauch


+49 (0)30 314-22200

Organization name Technische Universität Berlin
Building Hauptgebäude
Room H 1030
Address Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin

Short biography

Geraldine Rauch studied mathematics at the University of Bremen and completed her dissertation at Roche Diagnostics GmbH in Penzberg. From 2009 to 2016 she was a researcher and lecturer at the University of Heidelberg, where she acquired her Venia legendi in medical biometry in 2015. In 2017, she took up an appointment as professor (W3) of medical biometry at the University Medical-Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. Just six months later, Rauch came to Berlin to take up a professorship at the Charité. There she served as director of the Institute of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology as well as vice dean of education (Life and Health Sciences) from 2020 to 2022. Geraldine Rauch has been president of TU Berlin since 1 April 2022. The president's term of service is four years.

Geraldine Rauch has written several textbooks and reference books. She is an elected member of the Medicine Review Board for the German Research Foundation and a full member of the Drug Commission of the German Medical Association. Rauch is actively involved in several professional associations, particularly in the areas of advancement of junior scholars, teaching, and didactics.

How and where can I meet and talk to the president?

Office hours

An opportunity for a private and confidential conversation.


Campus hours

An opportunity to discuss TU Berlin and the issues that matter to you in a relaxed atmosphere in one of the campus's student cafés.

Planned campus hours:

  • 16 May 2022, 18 to 19:00
    Campus Charlottenburg
    Café A in buidling A, Straße des 17. Juni 152, 10623 Berlin
    The 2G+ rule applies

Digital hours

 An opportunity for everyone to discuss the key issues affecting our university.

  • 28 April 2022, 11:00
    Via Webex
    Presentation of the 100-day program and discussion with staff from the offices of the academic chairs

Areas of responsibility and projects (preliminary list)

Policy-making authority
External representation
Professorial appointments, appointment strategy
Excellence Strategy & BUA
Strategies for (joint) research
Digitalization and IT strategy
Communication strategy
Staff development/recruiting/satisfaction
Process and infrastructure optimization in the administration
Strategic construction planning
Internationalization strategy
German Rectors' Conference
Einstein Center Digital Future and its Helmholtz Graduate School
Center of Knowledge Interchange (CKI)
Berlin School of Public Health
Ethics Advisory Council

Associated offices

The 100-day program

What areas will the new Executive Board focus on? Find out more in the 100-day program published to coincide with the start of the new Executive Board's period of office on 1 April 2022.

Further information

Office of the President

Veronique Riedel

Acting Director of the Executive Office

+49 (0)30 314-22220

Office PA
Room H 1030

Annett Kaphahn

Personal Assistant to the President

+49 (0)30 314-22036

Office P1
Room H 1030

Katja Lehmann

Office of the President

+49 30 314-22200

Building H
Room H 1030

Bettina Liedtke

President's Office/Project Management

+49 30 314-24586

Office PA 1
Room H 1030

Julia Gärtner

Office Management, Executive Office

+49 30 314-24874

Room H 1030

Michael Wilmes

Head of strategic projects (staff unit)

+49 30 314-22131

Room H 1105


Anita Dame

Managing Director Climate Change Initiative

+49 30 314-22394

Room H 1057


Anja Günther

Project coordinator "Pavillon & Wissenspfade"

+49 (0)30 314-28687

Room H 1107

Annette Müller

Project Communication Pavilion & Knowledge Trails

+49 30 314-72174

Office PA12
Room ACK 476/2

Robert Niemann

Project Communication Pavilion & Knowledge Trails

+49 30 314-72174

Office PA13
Room ACK 476/2