Kanzler Dieter Kaufmann





Education and Academic Qualifications: 


Technical oriented business studies, Stuttgart University 

Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann t.o.)

 Professional Appointments: 


Advisor and consultant for planning and organizational issues, University of Stuttgart 
1984-2005:Head of Finance Department, Stuttgart University 
1990:Promotion to Oberregierungsrat 
1993:Promotion to Regierungsdirektor 
1993:Advisor and consultant for the Universities of Karlsruhe and Mannheim, Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg 
1997:Promotion to Leitender Regierungsdirektor
1996-2005:Vice-Chancellor, Stuttgart University
Since 2005:Chancellor, Ulm University  

Voluntary Positions and Activities in Higher Education Institutions 

Since 2008:                              Chairman of the Executive Board, Zenturm für Wissenschaftsmangement Speyer e.V. 
Since 2013:Spokesperson of the Medical Sciences Commitee, Association of the German University Chancellors 
Since 2013:Member of the Committee for Medical Sciences, German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat)
Since 2014:Member of the Board of Supervisors, IPRI International Perfomance Research Institute gemeinnützige GmbH
Since 2015:Spokesperson, Association of the German University Chancellors (reelection 2018) 
Since 2016:Member of the Board of Supervisor, Technologie-Lizenz-Büro (TLB) der Baden-Württembergischen Hochschulen GmbH
Since 2017:Member of the Board of Advisers, EU Liaison Office of the German Research Organisation (KoWi)
Since 2017:Member of the Expert Committee for supporting the Hochschulzukunftsprogramm (Future of Higher Education Institutions-Program) Rhineland-Palatinate  
Since 2018:Member of the Board of Supervisors, uni assist e.V