With the establishment of Hochschule Geisenheim University, a single-faculty organizational structure was implemented, with the responsibilities of the Dean taken over by the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs, representing the academic organization. He is Head of the Committee for Teaching & Studying and exercises the right to supervise and instruct teaching staff with regard to the proper fulfillment of their tasks and duties.
Some of the responsibilties of the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs include:
Alexander von Birgelen studied Landscape Planning with the focus on Plant Utilization at Technische Universität Berlin. After graduation he worked as a freelance landscape planner and became a founding member of the Berlin-based planning agency Strauchpoeten in 2008. Between 2006 and 2010, he worked as a Scientific Assistant for the Department of Vegetation Technology and Plant Utilization at Technische Universität Berlin, followed by a Deputy Professorship for Plant Utilization at Technische Universität Dresden between 2011 and 2015. In 2014, Alexander von Birgelen completed his doctoral degree at Technische Universität Berlin. In October 2015 he was appointed Professor for Planting Design at Hochschule Geisenheim University and became Head of the maintenance and development of the University's parks.
The Assistant is the contact person for all general enquiries:
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8 - 12
The Associate supports the Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs in:
Office Hours: by appointment