The Senate decides on legal regulations, establishing degree programmes, appointing honorary professors, and awarding honorary academic titles.

It also makes decisions on issues of fundamental relevance to research, research career development and compliance with equality measures. It also specifies the key research priorities and makes decisions on applications to establish collaborative research centres and research training groups along with the corresponding facilities.

The Senate also pronounces on the proposals for appointments to professorships submitted by the various appointment committees. Furthermore, it also decides upon proposals for the appointment of members to the University Council who come from outside the university.

The Senate is composed of selected representatives from member groups of the university together with the Women’s Representative. The Executive Board and representatives of doctoral candidates participate in the meetings in an advisory capacity.

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stellvertretender Vorsitzender

Mitglieder in der Gruppe der Professorinnen und Professoren

Mitglied in der Gruppe der wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter

Mitglied in der Gruppe der nichtwissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter

Mitglieder in der Gruppe der Studierenden


Universitätsleitung (beratend)

Ärztlicher Direktor (beratend)

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