Executive Board

The Executive Board of Technische Universität Darmstadt

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The autonomous Technical University of Darmstadt is headed by an executive board. It is comprised of the President, the Vice President, Administration and Financial Affairs, and four Vice-Presidents. The Executive Board coordinates itself closely with such committees as the University Council, the Senate, the University Assembly and the faculties and members of the university as part of the systematic further development of the university, reporting annually to the Hessian State Parliament.

The Executive Board is supported in its work by the Office of the Executive Board.

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President Professor Dr Hans Jürgen Prömel is responsible for the university’s strategy and structure, the appointment of new professors, quality management and international relations as well as for representing the university externally vis-à-vis policy-makers, society and other interested parties. more

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Vice President Dr Manfred Efinger is in charge of administration and financial affairs. more

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Full-time Vice President Professor Dr Ralph Bruder is in charge of all tasks related to studies, teaching and young researchers as well as teacher education. more

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Vice President Professor Dr Mira Mezini is in charge of research and innovation.more

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Vice President Professor Dr Andrea Rapp is in charge of scientific infrastructure. more

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Vice President Professor Dr Matthias Rehahn is in charge of knowledge and technology transfer as well as alumni activities and fundraising. more

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Periodic events

Various formats and routes of exchange between the Executive Board and members of the TU Darmstadt.

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The Executive Board Programme

The Executive Board Programme for TU Darmstadt maps out the main strategic development priorities for the period from 2014 to 2019.

The guiding ideas of the programme

General themes of overarching significance

Goals and activities


Accountability Report

Here you can find the Accountability Report of the Executive Board (in German).

Current and past reporting periods


Basic documents and advisory boards

Laws, principles or guidelines on all topics involving the entire university are listed here. These include both internal and external papers that serve as binding orientation for all university members.

The Executive Board of TU Darmstadt is also supported and advised in strategic topics and developments by its own specially appointed advisory boards. A summary of the current advisory boards and working groups can also be found below.