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University Council of Chemnitz University of Technology

The formation of a University Council at every university in Saxony results from a reform of the Saxon Higher Education Act. The University Council replaces the former Board of Curators. The members of the University Council are selected by the Saxon Ministry of Science and Arts and by the respective university. The University Council is responsible for giving recommendations concerning the profile as well as concerning the enhancement of the performance and competitiveness of the university. It formulates also principles for the allocation of positions, resources and reserves. The university management is obliged to report to the University Council at least once a semester how the economic situation has developed. The University Council is also responsible for elaborating a list of candidates for the position of the president who is then elected by the Extended Senate. By law, the members of the University Council are independent in their acting and not subjected to any directives. The University Council meets at least two times a semester.

The University Council of Chemnitz University of Technology  consists of seven members. The Chair is taken by Dr. Peter Seifert, former mayor of Chemnitz, as Deputy Chairperson acts Prof. Dr. Silke Hüsing from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Professorship Business Taxation and Auditing of Chemnitz University of Technology. The other members of the University Council of Chemnitz University of Technology are: Dr. Gunnar Grosse, CEO of KOMSA Communication Saxony Corporation Hartmannsdorf,  Prof. Dr. Hans J. Naumann, managing partner of NILES-SIMMONS-HEGENSCHEIDT GmbH Chemnitz, Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl, Member of the Board, Production, AUDI AG as well as Prof. Dr. Thomas Geßner from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of Chemnitz University of Technology and Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems (ENAS).




Press Articles

  • Vote for the 2019 PR Image Award

    A photo from Jacob Müller of the Chemnitz University of Technology Press Office has made it to the final selection stage and is in the running for the best PR Image of the Year …

  • Operating on Hips in a Virtual Operating Room

    Researchers from Chemnitz and Bremen are developing a virtual reality simulator for a particularly critical step in hip joint implantation …

  • Ready to Move In, Just in Time for Winter Semester

    The Dormitory at Vettersstraße 66 is open again as of October – brand new single-occupancy rooms offer a micro-bath, refrigerator, microwave, two cooking plates and wi-fi …

  • Running Together for the University

    Compete on behalf of Chemnitz University of Technology at the WiC Company Run on 4 September 2019 – Registration is open until 24 August – TUC running shirts will be available after 26 August …