The Governance Committee ensures close cooperation between the various organizational elements of the Bundeswehr University Munich. It is composed of the President, the Vice Presidents, the Chancellor and the Head of the Student Division (in an advisory function).

The Governance Committee is responsible for the day-to-day management of the University, establishes the University’s main policy objectives and, together with the University Council, provides initiatives for the development of the University. For this purpose, it may make suggestions concerning the General Regulations on the Structure and Organization of the Bundeswehr University Munich. The Governance Committee also sets the overall budget and makes decisions based on suggestions by the University concerning the appointment of professors and junior professors. In close coordination with the Extended University Governance, it makes decisions on the allocation of posts, funds and rooms at the Bundeswehr University Munich. Its tasks also include appointing the members of standing committees and electoral bodies.


Governance Committee of the Bundeswehr University Munich:

  • President
    Prof. Dr. phil. Merith Niehuss
  • Vice Presidents
    Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Uwe M. Borghoff
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Eva-Maria Kern
    Prof. Dr. oec. publ. Rafaela Kraus
  • Chancellor
    Siegfried Rapp
  • Head of the Student Division
    Lieutenant Colonel Gregor Schlemmer