The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee decides on the form for the implementation of the tasks of the Graduate Center. The tasks are defined in the statutes of the Graduate Center. In making its decisions, the Executive Committee takes into account the recommendations of the Advisory Board.

Representative for the University Board:

Prof. Dr. Nele Matz-Lück

Vice president for international affairs, young researchers, equality and diversity

Representative for the Faculties:

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Köhne

Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences


Prof. Dr. Kerstin von der Decken

Faculty of Law

Representative for the doctoral programmes:

Prof. Dr. Rainer Adelung

Speaker of the Research Training Group "Materials for Brain (M4B)"


Prof. Dr. Hinrich Schulenburg

Spokesperson of the International Max-Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology

Representative of the doctoral candidates:

Sascha Boelcke

Doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities


Dijana Pavleska

Doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences