Building of School of Life Sciences
Building of School of Life Sciences

Organisation & Administration

A team of professors with industry and teaching experience guides our students through an attractive, application- and practice-oriented range of courses.

School Management

The school’s management makes strategic and operational decisions together with the committees at school and university level. The Dean and Vice-Deans are elected every four years by the School Council.

School Board

School Council

Programme Directors

School Council

The School Council is made up of the group of professors and the elected representatives of the students and other employees. The School Council elects the Dean for a term of office of four years.

Tasks of the School Council:

  • Advising and deciding on the resources of the school (financial and material resources, personnel, premises)
  • Fundamental issues relating to research and teaching (creation, modification and cancellation of institutions and the adoption of study and examination regulations.


Prof. Dr. Daniela Almeida-Streitwieser
Prof. Dr. Marc Brecht
Prof. Dr. Dr. Isabel Burghardt
Prof. Dr. Ebru Ercan-Herbst
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kandelbauer
Prof. Dr. Ralf Kemkemer
Prof. Dr. Petra Kluger
Prof. Dr. Rumen Krastev
Prof. Dr. Ralph Lehnert
Prof. Dr. Günter Lorenz
Prof. Dr. Jörg Mittelstät
Prof. Dr. Günther Proll
Prof. Dr. Karsten Rebner



Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Kiriaki Athanasopulu
Dr. Inês Castro
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Eva Pfefferle
Entschiela Schwend


Student representatives

Aktas, Kübra
Guntermann, Josephine
Klautschek, Alina
Moser, Josephine
Toscano Cortés, Aitana
Vogel, Leon

Bachelor's Programme Directors

Biomedical Sciences

Prof. Dr. Ralf Kemkemer

Programme Director Bachelor Biomedical Sciences

Chemistry & Sustainable Processes

Prof. Dr. Günter Lorenz

Programme Director Bachelor Chemistry & Sustainable Processes

Master's Programme Directors

Biomedical Sciences

Prof. Dr. Dr. Isabel Burghardt

Vice-Dean, Programme Director Master Biomedical Sciences

Environmental Protection

Polymer Chemistry & Process Analysis (discontinued programme)

Organisation & Administration

School administration

The School Administration is the central point of contact for all questions within the school. Our staff will be happy to help you or name the right contact person for specific questions.

Material distribution

The material issue centre of the School of Life Sciences is available to all employees of the university as part of their official duties.

Internships office

The Internships Office supports students in their independent search for an internship.

International study organisation

Whether it's an international study semester, internship semester or thesis: the Faculty of Life Sciences supports its students in choosing the right location abroad.

Marketing & PR

As the central office for external and internal communication at the School of Life Sciences, Marketing is the point of contact for press enquiries and the website. We are happy to provide you with information and scientific expertise.

Student Committee

The Student Committee consists of all students of the School of Life Sciences and is responsible for student self-administration and representing the interests of students at the university.

School administration

Nervin Erbek

Faculty organisation, study coordination

Material distribution

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 09:00-10:00

The materials issue centre is located in building 2, room 121.

E-Mail: materialausgabe@reutlingen-university.de 


Internships office

During your studies, practical phases in Germany or abroad offer an excellent opportunity to familiarise yourself with relevant professional fields in industry and research.

Current internships, theses, part-time jobs, permanent positions, and much more can be found in the Jobteaser, Reutlingen University's job portal.

[Translate to English:] Prof. Dr. Günther Proll

Technology and Innovation Management, Head of Internship Office

Head of international student organisation

Coordination of international study organisation


All students from the School of Life Sciences form the student committee. Members who hold an office and active students meet every two weeks to discuss current and important topics and find suggestions for improvement. Active student committee members and helpers are rewarded for their engagement with social credit points.

Activities of the student committee:

  • Open house day, study information days
  • Joint barbecues, bowling evenings, trips to the climbing park, parties
  • Stand at the Christmas market
  • 1st semester party, "1st semester weekend"
  • And many more