President of the Georg-August-Universität
Professor Ulrike Beisiegel, D.Sc., a biochemist, took office as President of the Georg-August-Universität on January 1, 2011. In 2015, she was confirmed for a second term in office that commenced on 1 January 2017. The President represents the University of Göttingen and the Foundation internally and externally, chairs the Presidential Board and sets the Board’s guidelines. She is further responsible for the University’s developmental and financial planning and its orderly operation, as well as holding authority over the premises.