The Governance Board
The Governance Board leads the university as a collegial body. In addition to the president and a full-time vice president, four other part-time vice presidents are members of this body. It is responsible for the further development of our university and central affairs. The tasks of the Governance Board are defined in § 37 para. 1 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz - NHG).
The President represents the university externally, chairs the Governance Board and sets the guidelines for the Governance Board. The President is appointed or nominated by the Senate.
The full-time Vice President
In addition to the President, the Governance Board includes a full-time Vice President. He is responsible for managing the university administration with its departments of human resources, legal and academic affairs, finance, and facilities management - including building ownership - and is also the budget officer.
- Vice President for Human Resources, Finance and Infrastructure (HVP)
The Vice Presidents
In addition, there are four part-time vice president positions whose two-year terms are governed by the Basic Regulations of the Technische Universität Braunschweig. The vice presidents are responsible for the following departments: