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Günter M. Ziegler part of the new German U15 board

  • 06.17.2020 | Other

    German U15 elects Günter M. Ziegler as deputy chairman.

    The members of German U15 have elected a new board. Prof. Dr. Georg Krausch, President of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, will take over as chairman of the board. Hector Fellow Günter M. Ziegler, President of the Free University of Berlin, was elected as deputy chairman. The new board will be in office from the 1st of September 2020 for two years.

    The German U15 represents 15 leading research-intensive universities which are among the most academically distinguished and internationally renowned institutions of the German science system. The U15 universities represent almost a third of all German and international students in Germany. They supervise half of all completed doctoral projects in Germany. The U15 universities raise two fifths of public third-party funds and even 60 percent of those in the medical sector.


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