Claim Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf - University of Applied Sciences


University management

The President of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences (Chair), up to four Vice-Presidents  as other elected members, and the Chancellor are jointly responsible for the management of the university.

Office of the President

The Office of the President covers university planning, strategy, committees, brand management, public relations, social media, corporate identity, alumni management, and gender and diversity.

Extended university management

The members of the extended management team are:

  • the members of the university management team with voting rights
  • the Heads of Department
  • the university Women's Affairs Officer.


The members of the Senate are:

  • six representatives selected from among the professors
  • one representative of science and arts staff
  • one representative of other staff
  • two student representatives
  • the university Women's Affairs Officer.

University Council

The members of the University Council are:

  • the elected members of the Senate
  • ten prominent figures from science, the arts, and especially from business and business practice

Student representatives

Students participate in the running of the university through their elected representatives in the various bodies of the university (Article 52 of the Bavarian Higher Education Act).


Departments are teaching and administrative units that offer related degree programmes. The Departments are responsible for the organisation of research, teaching, and study in their subject area.

Central Services

Central operational institutions

Central scientific facilities

University management officers

Health and Safety Officer

BAföG representative, Weihenstephan campus

BAföG representative, Triesdorf campus

Education officer

Prof. Dr Niall Palfreyman

  • Further information

Digitisation officer

Prof. Dr Patrick Noack

  • Further information

Consultant for inventors and entrepreneurs

Contact person for equal opportunities, Weihenstephan campus

University sports representative, Weihenstephan campus

University sports representative, Triesdorf campus

IT Security Officer

Prof. Dr Anton Buchmeier

  • further information

Radiation protection officer, Weihenstephan campus

Jörg Eberl

  • Further information

Radiation protection officer, Triesdorf campus

Prof. Dr Rudolf Huth

  • Further information

Animal welfare officer, Weihenstephan campus

Dr Heike Kliem

  • Further information

Animal welfare officer, Triesdorf campus

Environmental Management Officer

Representative of the Virtual University of Bavaria

Lecture planning officer

Prof. Dr Uwe Achterberg

  • Further information

Staff council

The staff council of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences is made up of:

  • Seven representatives of the public service (TVL collective agreement)
  • Two civil servant representatives


Staff council office in Weihenstephan: C4.207
T +49 8161 71-5481 (not staffed full time)
personalrat [at]


Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Thomas Dengler
T +49 9826 654-325
thomas.dengler [at]

Weihenstephan campus

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Am Hofgarten 4
85354 Freising

T +49 8161 71-0

Triesdorf campus

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Markgrafenstr. 16
91746 Weidenbach

T +49 9826 654-0

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