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Management and Committees

Since 1 January 2007, RUB has had legal status as a corporation under public law. The university is managed by the Rectorate. Together with other steering committees, the Rectorate is responsible for the organisation and development of teaching and research at RUB.

University Council

University CouncilRUB’s University Council is made up of six external members (one position is currently vacant). It is approved by the Senate and – as the representative of civil society – it oversees the work of the Rectorate, acts as the highest administrative authority, and elects the members of the Rectorate.

University Council

Rectorate

The Rectorate, consisting of the Rector, the Chancellor (Head of Administration), and three Vice-Rectors, leads the university. The current membership of the Rectorate is especially committed to the guiding principle of “universitas”.

Rectorate

Senate

SenatThe Senate is elected by the university members and represents all status groups within the university. Among other things, the Senate is the constituent organ of the university.

Senate

Council of Deans

Faculties CouncilThe Council of Deans advises the Rectorate and the University Council in fundamental matters of research, art, teaching, and study.

Council of Deans

Equal Opportunities Commission

The Commission advises and supports the university and the Equal Opportunities Officer in all matters regarding the equality of women and men.

Equal Opportunities Commission

University Commissions

Standing committees help prepare Senate resolutions and advise the Rectorate, Senate, Fakultäten, and other institutions.

University Commissions