Organization Executive Board and Central Administration

Executive Board and Central Administration

Senate

The Senate is the supreme governing authority of the University. Among other things it adopts rules for the entire University, passes multi-year and financial plans and issues statements on matters that concern the University as a whole.

Composition and responsibilities

The Senate comprises the Rector, the Dean, faculty delegates, lecturers, assistance and students. It enacts the university statute and university-wide regulations.

The Senate decides upon the multi-year and financial plan and approves the annual and performance report. It makes the key decisions regarding the organization and selects the members of the permanent committees. It proposes the selection or nomination of members of the Executive Board of the University of Bern.

Chair

Prof. Christian Leumann – Rector

Faculties

Prof. Rainer Hirsch-Luipold – Dean of the Faculty of Theology

Prof. Marianne Lehmkuhl – Dean of the Faculty of Law
Prof. Susan Emmenegger – Delegate of the Faculty of Law

Prof. Adrian Vatter – Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Prof. Thomas Myrach – Delegate of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences

Prof. Claudio L.A. Bassetti – Dean of the of Faculty of Medicine
Prof. Sebastian Wolf – Delegate of the Faculty of Medicine

Prof. David Spreng – Dean of the Vetsuisse Faculty

Prof. Gabriele Rippl – Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Peter J. Schneemann – Delegate of the Faculty of Humanities

Prof. Stefan Troche – Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences
Prof. Elmar Anhalt – Delegate of the Faculty of Human Sciences

Prof. Marco Herwegh – Dean of the Faculty of Science
Prof. Doris Rentsch – Delegate of the Faculty of Science

Conference of interfacultary units

Prof. Manfred Elsig – Delegate

Association of lectures

Dr. Marc Zibung – Delegate
PD Dr. Alma Brodersen – Delegate

Association of teaching and research assistants

Bruno Biermann – Delegate 
Daniela Feller – Delegate 

Students (SUB)

Mara Hofer – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)
Livio Vetter – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)
Sophie Karrer – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)
Julia Wess – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)

Members in an advisory capacity

Executive board of the University of Bern

Prof. Fritz Sager – Vice-Rector for Teaching
Prof. Hugues Abriel– Vice-Rector for Research
Prof. Silvia Schroer – Vice-Rector for Quality
Prof. Virginia Richter – Vice-Rector for Development
Markus Brönnimann – Administrative Director

Secretariat General

Dr. Christoph Pappa – Secretary General

Administrative and technical staff

Sylvia Kilchenmann – Delegate
Franziska Mäusli – Delegate

Honorary members

Dr. Renatus Gallati
Walter Inäbnit
Dr. Celia Zwillenberg
Dr. Christophe von Werdt

Permanent guests

Office for Gender Equality

Claudia Willen – Co-Head

Communication and Marketing Office

Christian Degen – Head

Secretariat

Marion Frost – Secretary
Flurina Stettler – Secretary