President of the KIT

Professor Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka was born in 1961. He studied mechanical engineering at Clausthal University of Technology. In 1988, he joined the German Aerospace Center (DLR) as a research assistant, specializing in lightweight construction and fiber composites. After a professorship at Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, he was appointed Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability and Head of the Institute for System Reliability and Machine Acoustics at TU Darmstadt in 2001. From 2006 to 2012, Hanselka was a member of the Presidential Council of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and held the office of Vice President of TU Darmstadt from 2010 until he moved to Karlsruhe.

Since October 01, 2013, Holger Hanselka has been President of KIT and also Chief Information Officer. Hanselka's first term as President ended on September 30, 2019. Due to his re-election, he will head the KIT through September 30, 2025.

Phone: +49 721 608-42000
Email: president∂kit.edu

Holger Hanselka, President of the KIT

President's Team

Head of the President's Office and Executive Assistant

Acting: Dr. Julia Winter

Phone: +49 721 608-42002
Fax: +49 721 608-26123
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Yasmin Hafner
Assistant

Yasmin Hafner

Phone: +49 721 608-42001
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Secretary

Anna-Maria Jäger

Phone: +49 721 608-42003
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Trainee

Lisa Götze

Phone: +49 721 608-42003
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Katharina Harle
Executive Assistant Communications

Katharina Harle

Phone: +49 721-608 42007
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Melanie Bacher
Executive Assistant Communications

Melanie Bacher

Phone: +49 721 608-41069
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Executive Assistant Science Platform Climate Protection

Dr. Andrea Meyn

Phone: +49 721 608-28366
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Astrid Bergmeister
Project Manager Political Relations

Astrid Bergmeister

Telefon: +49 721 608-41074
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Sennur Ufuk
Assistant

Sennur Ufuk

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President Holger Hanselka is assisted in his operational and strategic responsibilities by the CEO and CIO Office (STAB). 
Head of the Staff Office and Chief Digital Officer is Dr. Julia Winter.