University Council



Prof. Dr. Sylvia Rohr, Manager of Graduate School of Excellence advanced Manufacturing Engineering (GSaME) at Stuttgart University 

Deputy chair:

Martina Weber, Head of Department and Second Alderwoman of the Görlitz Administrative District, Department 4: Youth, Health, Social Affairs, Labour


Active members:

  • Prof. Dr. Welf-Guntram Drossel, Executive Director at Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology (IWU), Chemnitz
  • Hans-Ullrich Kirbach, HSZG staff and former faculty administrator at the Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Dr. Roman Müller, Head of Marketing & Strategy Development at Abellio GmbH Berlin
  • Elisabeth Wolbers, Federal Foreign Office, Directorate-General for Cultural and Communication
  • Prof. Dr. Roland Giese, professor at the Faculty of Managerial and Cultural Studies


Former members:

  • Prof. Dr. Norbert Reiß, International Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Dresden / Head of Unit and Deputy Managing Director of Industry / Foreign Trade – Environmental Protection / Technology / Expert Assessments and Appraisals.
  • Dr. Gottfried Zeitz, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Wrocław, ret.
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Clemens Renker, Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering, Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences.
  • Prof. Dr. Dietmar Gorgius, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences.
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Krause, Managing Director of the Stadtwerke Halle GmbH (Halle municipal utility).
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Worlitz, professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


The remit of the University Council is laid down in Section 86 of the Saxon Higher Education Autonomy Act (Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz). Its role is to make recommendations concerning the University's profile, and to promote its overall performance and competitiveness. Among other things it is responsible for making recommendations for the election of the Rector, and to approve the University's developmental and economic planning blueprint and annual financial statement.



Dipl.-BW (FH)
Gregor Hummel
Fakultät Management- und Kulturwissenschaften
Campus 02826 Görlitz
Furtstraße 3
Building G IV, Room 2.16
03581 374-4249