The Presidential Committee of Leuphana University

The Presidential Board manages the university, directs its development and ensures that it fulfils its tasks. The Presidential Board is responsible for all matters that are not assigned to another body; in particular, it decides on the establishment of target agreements, the business plan, the task- and performance-oriented assessment of resources at the university, as well as the establishment, modification and abolition of faculties and other organisational units and the introduction, significant modification and closure of study programmes, as well as the approval of examination regulations.


  • Prof. (HSG) Dr. Sascha Spoun

Secretary: Regina Müller

Personal Assistant to the President

  • Dr. Luise Reimers

Representative of the President for University Innovation

  • Prof. (UZH) Dr. Sebastian Weiner

Executive Vice President (Chancellor)

  • Dipl. oec. Christian Brei, MPA (Harvard)

Secretary: Stefanie Runge

Vice Prsident for Graduate School, Scientific Qualification and Teacher Training

  • Prof. Dr. Markus Reihlen
  • Prof. Dr. Simone Abels

Vice President for Research

  • Prof. Dr. Erich Hörl

Secretary: Sandra van Acken

Vice President for College

  • Prof. Dr. Jelena Bäumler

Secretary: Ulrike Steffens

Vice President for Professional School, Internationalisation and Fund Raising

  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Philipp Terhechte

Secretary: Kerstin Peper

Head of President's Office

  • Dr. Jutta Grünberg-Bochard

Delegates and Representatives

To the Delegates and Representatives

Allocation of Responsibilities