• Rector

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Rector of Bielefeld University

Professor Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Sagerer

© Universität Bielefeld

Room: Main university building (UHG) U7 - 241
Phone: +49 521 106-2000
E-Mail: rektor@uni-bielefeld.de
Website: Homepage at the Faculty of Technology

 

Biography

Gerhard Sagerer (born 1956 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein) has been Professor of Applied Informatics at Bielefeld University's Faculty of Technology since 1990. Before that, he studied Informatics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, where he took his doctorate in 1985 and his postdoctoral habilitation in 1990.

Gerhard Sagerer's research interests include cognitive and social robotics, human–robot interaction, speech and dialogue systems, and the architecture of intelligent systems. He has served as coordinator and member of the executive board for numerous EU projects (VAMPIRE, COGNIRON) and Collaborative Research Centres (360: Situated Artificial Communicators, 673: Alignment in Communication).

He has been actively engaged in the academic self-administration of Bielefeld University since 1993. From 1993 to 1995 and from 1997 to 2001, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Technology. From 2001 to 2007, he was Vice-President for Studies and Teaching.

Since 2009 Gerhard Sagerer has been rector of the university.

From October 2015 until September 2018 he was president of the Rectors' Conference of North Rhine-Westfalia (LRK). Since October 2018 he is the LRK's vice-president.

He is a member of the managing committee for uni.assist e.V. [international students application service].

Agenda
  • 04.10. - Reception "50 Years University Bielefeld"
  • 09.10. - Annual meeting and board meeting Pro Bielefeld e.V.
  • 10.10. - Annual reception Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Lemgo
  • 15.-19.10. - Magna Charta Anniversary and meeting with University of Edmonton, Canada
  • 24./25.10. - CITEC Conference
  • 28.10. - Speech before the North-Rhine Westphalian Conference of Disabled People's Representatives (LASH NRW), Duisburg
  • 1.-5.11. - German Rectors' Conference Delegation to Taiwan, Taiwan
  • 6.-8.11. - Evaluators' meeting "Female Professorship Porgramme III", Berlin
  • 11.11. - Board Meeting "Institute for Family Enterprises", Verl
  • 12.11. - Foundation Council University of Lübeck, Lübeck
  • 13.11. - Welcome Address Franz-Xaver Kaufmann Award Awarding Ceremony
  • 14./15.11. - University Anniversary Conference
Speeches

Rector's Office, Boards and Committees

Dr. Gerd Meier

Personal Assistant to the rector (Head of Rector's Office)

Phone: +49 521 106-4073
Room: UHG U7-240
rektorreferent@uni-bielefeld.de 
Availability: Monday-Friday, full-time

Simone Anderhub

Assistant, Deputy Head of Rector's Office

Phone: +49 521 106-4074
Room: UHG U7-216
rektorreferent@uni-bielefeld.de 
Availability: Monday-Friday, 9:30-15:30

Daniele Resta

Assistant

Phone: +49 521 106-4070
Room: UHG U7-220
rektorreferent@uni-bielefeld.de 
Availability: Monday-Friday, full-time

Anja Ebner

Administration Boards and Committees

Phone: +49 521 106-6978
Room: UHG U7-238
rektorreferent@uni-bielefeld.de 
Availability: Monday-Friday, full-time

Sabine Hamberger

Secretary

Phone: +49 521 106-6976
Room: UHG U7-223 , Location/map
rektorreferent@uni-bielefeld.de 
Availability: Monday-Friday, full-time

Nina Mortsiefer (on parental leave)

Secretary



Ms Bettina Lang

Directorate for University Development

E-Mail
bettina.lang@uni-bielefeld.de
Phone
+49 521 106-8000
Phone No. of Secretary
+49 521 106-8001
Office
UHG U7-234

Heide Leister

Assistentin des Rektors

Telephone
+49 521 106-2001
Room
UHG U7-239