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Executive Board

The members of the president's council and the deans of all departments form the executive board. They meet monthly and are not open to the public.


In order to support the president in the fulfilment of her legal duties, an executive board with an advisory and coordinating function is formed in accordance with § 16 of the basic regulations of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. It advises and supports the President, among other things, in the preparation of concepts for the development of the university, the establishment and dissolution of organisational units, the coordination and evaluation of the activities of the departments and central institutions in teaching and research.

President's council

Head of Administration

Gerlinde Reich

Gerlinde Reich

Amtszeit: 01.03.2018 – 28.02.2024

Vice President Studies & Teaching

Prof. Dr. Tobias Schröder

Prof. Dr. Tobias Schröder

Forschungsprofessor für nachhaltige urbane Entwicklungsstrategien

Vice President Research & Transfer

Peter Heisig

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Heisig

Professor for Information and Knowledge Management

Vice President Digitalisation & International Affairs

Prof. Constanze Langer

Prof. Constanze Langer

Professor for Visual Interface Design

Student Vice President


Birgit Lißke
Referentin der Präsidentin


Prof. Dr. Frank Früchtel
Professor für Theorie und Methoden Sozialer Arbeit
Prof. Dr. Jan Raue
Professor in der Studienrichtung Konservierung und Restaurierung – Wandmalerei
Prof. Dr. Ellen Euler
Professorin für Bibliothekswissenschaft - Open Access/Open Data

Advisory members

Prof. Dr. Judith Ackermann
Research Professor for Digital Media and Performance in Social Work