Elections to the University Senate


New members in the Senate

On behalf of the Presidium, we would like to congratulate the elected Senate members very much!

We welcome from the group of students

  • Sophie Römer
  • Lena Will
    Sophie Reiher (deputy in the Senate)
  • Mauritz Crasemann

The term of office begins on March 1, 2020 and ends on February 28, 2021. We are pleased that they represent the interests of the students in the Senate.


The Senate of the Hochschule Geisenheim University (HGU) consists of 17 members:

  • nine professors,
  • three students,
  • three academic and scientific staff members
  • two administrative and technical staff members.



Who can vote and who can be elected?

Students and staff of the HGU have the right to vote (see electoral elections of HGU). All those eligible to vote are also eligible to stand as candidates in the election. A person’s right to vote will be verified through an electoral roll compiled by the University.


Electoral committee

On July 2, 2019, the Senate elected an election committee to conduct the election. The following members belong to it:

1) Professors:

  • Prof. Dr. Eckhard Jedicke
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Jung
  • Prof. Dr. Manfred Stoll (deputy)
  • Prof. Dr. Claudia Kammann (deputy)

2) Academic & scientific staff:

  • Dr. Maximilian Freund
  • Dr. Eva Spindler-Raffel (deputy)

3) Administrative & technical staff:

  • Stefanie Zschiesche
  • Dipl.-Päd. Marcel Brunner (deputy)

4) Students:

  • Felix Graß, Beverage Technology (B. Sc.)
  • Sebastian Hauber, Viticulture and Enology (B. Sc.) (deputy)

The election supervisor is the chancellor, Ms. Marion Waldeck, Dipl.-Ing. (FH), MBA.

The meetings of the election committee are open to the public. The dates and places of the meetings as well as the resolutions of the election committee are announced on the website of the Hochschule Geisenheim University.

Election Office

Katharina Fouquet
Katharina Fouquet
Building 5901
Room 116
Phone +49 6722 502 275
Katharina.Fouquet(at)hs-gm.de Details