The University Council
According to article 6 of TUD statutes, the University Council has the right of initiative on basic matters, in particular those pertaining to university development, and exercises control functions. The University Council consists of ten external members representing science and industry as well as one permanent guest member representing the Ministry for Science and the Arts of the Land Hessen. Council members are appointed by the government of the Land Hessen. TU Darmstadt has the right to nominate half of the seats.
Professor Schmachtenberg is the chair of the University Council.
Members of TU Darmstadt University Council are:
Dr. Horst J. Kayser
Professor Dr. Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus
Professor Dr. Bernd Reckmann
Professor Dr.-Ing. Ernst Schmachtenberg
Professor Dr. Ferdi Schüth
Professor Dr. Wolfgang Wahlster
Professor Dr. Margret Wintermantel
Dr. Marie-Luise Wolff
Dr. Holger Zinke