Excellent ranking for Life Sciences and Medicine in QS ranking.

13/03/2018 Heidelberg Research in the Life Sciences and Medicine ranks first in Germany and 40th worldwide according to the latest QS world university rankings by subject. If only the Biosciences are taken into account, the University still ranks 40th worldwide and second in Germany. [...]

Faculty Board

The faculty board is responsible for the research and educational matters as well as any technology transfer activities, which are  carried out by the units that belong to the faculty. More specific duties include:

  • the structural and development plans of the faculty.
  • the budget planning
  • deciding on how to use positions and funds allocated by the rectorate to the faculty
  • proposing job descriptions for university lecturers
  • evaluation procedures

more information with respect to these duties can be found in the 'Landeshochschulgesetz'.


The board of the Faculty of Biosciences consists of the following members:



Deans of Study