Honorary Citizens of Bielefeld University

Ernennung am 30.10.1985

Retired District President Ernst Graumann †
(died 17 August 1991)
Retired District President Ernst Graumann † (died 17 August 1991)
1964-1978 District President, District of Detmold; 1969 board member of the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft [University Society] 1978-1988 chair of the same

Former mayor Herbert Hinnendahl †
(died 1 November 1993)
1963-1975 Mayor of Bielefeld; 1965/66 co-founder and deputy chair of the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft [University Society]; 1975-1977 chair of the same

Retired Chief Town Clerk Heinz-Robert Kuhn †
(died 28 September 1998)
1960-1973 Chief Town Clerk of Bielefeld

 

Conferred on 03.07.1996

Retired Head Library Director Dr. Harro Heim
(died 12 Oktober 2016)
1968-1984 director of Bielefeld University library

Gerd Seidensticker
(died 26 Juni 2017)
1988-2000 chair of the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft [University Society]

 

Conferred on 02.02.2000

Karen Leffers
1985 co-founder and, until 2001, board member of the Verein zur Förderung ausländischer Studenten in Bielefeld e. V. [Society for the Support of Foreign Students in Bielefeld]; member of the board of trustees of the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft [University Society]

Retired District President Walter Stich
1979-1995 District President, District of Detmold; 1988-2000 chair of the board of trustees of the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft [University Society]

 

Conferred on 21.12.2005

Honorary Professor Dr. h.c. Helmut Steiner
Since 1979 lecturer at the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics; since 1991 executive member of the board and treasurer of the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft [University Society]; since 1994 honorary professor; additional ties to the University through numerous further honorary posts

 

Conferred on 14.06.2017

Ortwin Goldbeck
2000-2012 chair of the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft [University Society] 2006-2014 President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ostwestfalen at Bielefeld

Interview on the occasion of the appointment (YouTube)