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. Dr. David Plüss – Dean of the Faculty of Theology

Prof. Andreas Lienhard – Dean of the Faculty of Law
Prof. Marianne Lehmkuhl – Delegate of the Faculty of Law

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

Prof. Claudio 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. Elena Mango – Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Gabriele Rippl – Delegate of the Faculty of Humanities

Prof. Ernst Hossner – Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences
Prof. Stefan Troche – Delegate of the Faculty of Human Sciences

Prof. Zoltán Balogh – 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. Prabitha Urwyler – Delegate

Association of teaching and research assistants

Stefan Emmenegger – Delegate
Dr. Alma Brodersen – Delegate

Students (SUB)

Valeria Pisani – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)
Sebastian Held – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)
Manuel Abebe – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)
Leena Raass – Delegate of the Students Community (SUB)

Members in an advisory capacity

Executive board of the University of Bern

Prof. Bruno Moretti – Vice-Rector for Teaching
Prof. Daniel Candinas – Vice-Rector for Research
Prof. Silvia Schroer – Vice-Rector for Quality
Prof. Achim Conzelmann – Vice-Rector for Development
Markus Brönnimann – Administrative Director

Secretariat General

Dr. Christoph Pappa – Secretary General

Administrative and technical staff

Sylvia Kilchenmann – Delegate
Christa Brünisholz – Delegate

Honorary members

Dr. Renatus Gallati
Walter Inäbnit
Dr. Celia Zwillenberg

Permanent guests

Office for Gender Equality

Claudia Willen – Co-Head

Communication and Marketing Office

Christian Degen – Head

Secretariat

Flurina Stettler – Secretary