About us


The Dean's Office is the central management and administration unit for the Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering.

It is responsible for the structural further development of the faculty. The Dean's Office also handles doctoral and lecture qualification affairs, finances, and human resources for the faculty.

You can find out more on the following pages about the responsibilities of the Dean's Office, its management, departments, affiliated institutions and contact partners for particular questions.

One of the jobs of the Dean's office is to issue the development plan of the faculty. Other tasks include the evaluation of the lectures and courses, making sure that the study range is complete and that the standard of teaching is upheld. The Dean's office consists of the dean and the vice deans.

In order to understand the areas of activity of the Dean's Office and its committees, take a look at the Faculty organization (de).



Title Name Email
Dean Univ.-Prof. Peter Kukla, Ph.D.
Vice Dean Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Preusse
Dean of Studies Univ.- Prof. Dr. phil. Cordula Neiberger
Provisional Managing Director Malte Gurgel, M.Sc.
Assistant to the Managing Director Svenja Böttcher
Office for Postgraduate Study Dr. Kristina Fischer
Office for Postgraduate Study Sabine Frenzel-Gumlich
Office for Study and Teaching Monika Andreas, M.A
Academics Janine Zeng, M.Sc.
Data Science & AI Dr. Ulrich Kerzel