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 (on behalf) 

Executive Vice President (Chancellor)

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

Secretary: Stefanie Runge

Vice President for Graduate School, scientific qualification and teacher training

  • Prof. Dr. Simone Abels

Secretary: Tanja Hohmann

Vice President for Research

  • Prof. Dr. Erich Hörl

Secretary: Sandra van Acken

Vice President for College

  • Prof. Dr. Jelena Bäumler

On maternity leave and parental leave from 1 September 2022.

Vice President for Professional School & Information Technology

  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Philipp Terhechte

Secretary: Kerstin Peper

Head of Presidents Office

  • Dr. Jutta Grünberg-Bochard

Secretary: Angela Seeger , to the Presidents Office


With special assignments and areas of responsibilities.  

To the Representatives of the Presidential Committee