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The Vice President for Studies and International Relations and the International Office are responsible for developing the internationalisation strategy of Schmalkalden University and, in doing so, cooperate closely with the internationalisation coordinators of the five faculties. The central steering body in the field of international relations is the International Relations Commission ("IB-Kommission"). It is headed by the Vice President responsible. Proposals to the agenda or questions can be addressed to the Head of International Office in good time.

The current members of the “IB-Kommission” are:

  • Prof. Dr. Mareike Heinemann – Faculty Coordinator/Business and Economics 
  • Prof. Dr. Maria Schweigel – Faculty Coordinator/Electrical Engineering 
  • Prof. Dr. Uwe Hettler – Vice President for Studies and International Relations 
  • Dr. Marcus Hornung – Head of Department 1: Studies and International Relations
  • Prof. Dr. Emil Kolev – Faculty Coordinator/Mechanical Engineering 
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Schackmar – Faculty Coordinator/Business Law 
  • Prof. Dr. Kurt Englmeier – Faculty Coordinator/Computer Science