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Organization & Service

Below you will find an overview of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' services and organizational structure, including contact details, to provide you with the most important information at a glance.

Dean's Office Hide


Vice Dean

Women's Representative



Faculty Administration

  • Cornelia Krauß
    Building GW II, Room 0.22
    Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-4102
    E-mail: cornelia.krauss@uni-bayreuth.de
Office of the Dean of Studies Hide

Dean of Studies

  • Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schüßler
Bodies within the FacultyHide

Faculty Council

  • Chairman: Dean: Prof. Dr. Kurt Beck (as of 29.10.2015)
  • Prof. Dr. Ralf Behrwald
  • Julien Bérard (Mid-Level Academic)
  • Prof. Dr. Iris Clemens
  • Damian Dibelius (Student)
  • Dr. Ulrich Fehr (Mid-Level Academic)
  • Hanna Herrmann (Student)
  • Prof. Dr. Carlos Kölbl
  • Prof. Dr. Markus Kurscheidt
  • Prof. Dr. Bernt Schnettler (Vice Dean)
  • Prof. Dr. Paula Schrode (also Women's Representative)
  • Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schüßler (Dean of Studies)
  • Prof. Dr. Eva Spies

Permanent guest:

  • Prof. Dr. Olivier Roy

Doctoral commission

  • Dekan Prof. Dr. Kurt Beck (Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Carlos Kölbl (EWS)
  • Prof. Dr. Olivier Roy (Philosophy)
  • Prof. Dr. Katharina Schramm (Social Anthropology)
  • Prof. Dr. Walter Schmidt (Sport Science)
  • Prof. Dr. Paula Schrode (Study of Religion)
  • Prof. Dr. Kristin Skottki (History)
  • Prof. Dr. Eva-Maria Ziege (Sociology)

EduCare Coordinator

  • Friederike Weismann
    Building GW II, Room 1. 23
    Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-4109
    E-mail: friederike.weismann@uni-bayreuth.de
    What we offer
The Faculty's ProfessorsHide

Overview of the professors in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Doctoral Research Hide

Information on doctoral research in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.


The Habilitation is a qualification to teach at a professorial level, and the regulations governing it in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences are set forth in the so-called Habilitationsordnung. The faculty council initiates the process and appoints mentors to supervisor the Habilitation.

Student Representatives Hide

Student Representatives, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

E-mail: fs.kuwi@uni-bayreuth.de
Phone: 0921 / 55-4220

Additional information on the faculty's student representatives is available on their facebook page.

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