President's Office

University President (center) and Vice-Presidents, October 2014

Wilhelmstrasse 5 (Alte Botanik)

72074 Tübingen

Fax + 49 7071 29-5990


President and Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Dr. Bernd Engler

Phone +49 7071 29-72512

Vice-President for Academic Affairs

Prof. Dr. Karin Amos

Phone +49 7071 29-76429

Vice-President for Research

Prof. Dr. Peter Grathwohl

Phone +49 7071 29-72502

Vice-President for International Affairs

Prof. Dr. Heinz-Dieter Assmann, LL.M.

Phone +49 7071 29-72696

Executive Vice-President

Dr. Andreas Rothfuß

Phone +49 7071 29-72515


Under state law, the Vice-Chancellor's Office is charged with managing the University. The tasks assigned to the Chancellor's Office are set out in paragraph 16 of the code governing higher education in the State of Baden-Württemberg (Landeshochschulgesetz). The Vice-Chancellor's Office is responsible for all University affairs not expressly assigned in this law to another competence. The Landeshochschulgesetz expressly cites the following areas of responsibility:


  • Structure and development including personnel
  • Construction planning
  • Equipment planning
  • University contracts and target agreements
  • Drafting and implementing the University budget
  • Distributing University funds
  • Determining how University land and buildings are used
  • Decisions affecting University assets
  • Determining performance-related salaries