Vice President for Education, Teacher Training, and Continuing Education

Christian Schröder

Vice President for Education, Teacher Training, and Continuing Education

+49 (0)30 314-24287

Organization name Technische Universität Berlin
Building Hauptgebäude
Room H 1015
Address Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin

Short biography

Christian Schröder studied history and mathematics at TU Berlin. He was a member of the University's Central Teaching Committee from 2003 to 2022, serving as head of the Committee from 2008 to 2022. During this time, he actively supported the further development of the University's degree programs. A key focus of his work was establishing the Faculty of Engineering at the Turkish-German University in Istanbul.

From 2012 to 2022, Schröder was responsible for coordinating the MINTgrün pre-study orientation program, the largest program of its type in Germany.

Christian Schröder has been vice president for education, teacher training, and continuing education since 1 April 2022.

He is the spokesperson of the dghd network Orientation Study Programs in Germany, a member of the Round Table on Study Dropout, a reviewer for numerous applications for teaching innovations and teaching awards and has published articles on various aspects of the further development of studying and teaching.

Outside of his work at the University, Christian Schröder has for many years been a voluntary trainer with Technischer Hilfswerk, a largely voluntary civil protection organization.

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

Christian Schröder offers all University members office hours for topics under his remit. All members of the University are invited to make use of this offer. You can choose between meeting in his room H 1014 or taking part via zoom.

The following office hours are currently scheduled:

  • 8 November 2022, 13:00-14:00
  • 6 December 2022, 14:30-15:30
  • 10 January 2023, 13:00-14:00
  • 7 February 2023, 13:00-14:00
  • 7 March 2023, 13:00-14:00

If you would like to discuss something one-to-one, please send an email with details of the topic you would like to discuss to Hanna Wesner, personal assistant to the vice president.

Areas of responsibility and projects (preliminary list)

Quality in academics and teaching
Work-family life balance
Gender equality, diversity, and anti-discrimination
Teacher training, in collaboration with the School of Education
Continuing education degree programs
Sustainability in teaching and studying, in collaboration with the Council for Sustainable Development
International students, recognition/transfer of credits, welcoming initiatives
Campus management SLM
Teaching within the Berlin University Alliance
Teaching within the ENHANCE alliance
German Rectors' Conference

The 100-day program

The Executive Board will provide regular reports on its strategic planning. This includes the 100-day program from summer semester 2022 as well as programs for the following semesters. The results of surveys and other activities as well as a review and the outcomes of the annual retreat for staff and students at TU Berlin will also be published.

Transparency, Participation and Development

Vice President for Education, Teacher Training, and Continuing Education

Angelina Dittrich

Office of the Vice President for Education, Teacher Training, and Continuing Education

+49 30 314-24287

Room H 1014


Thorsten Philipp

Transdisciplinary Teaching

+49 (0)30 314-29835

Room H 1024