At our University, you take centre stage
We’ll overcome the challenges that getting a degree brings, with you – together. So that you can study flexibly and independently – but never alone.
Our vision We teach and learn with passion.
Close your eyes and imagine that you’re a part of a team with passion for learning and teaching, and a common vision. Imagine a university that makes it possible to develop your own strengths, blaze new trails, and shape your own future – that’s us!
Here, students and lecturers discover optimal teaching and learning conditions. We’ll join you personally on your path to successful career and personal development. Here, “active learning” and “skills orientation” are more than simply buzzwords. We are internationally engaged and we embrace interculturalism. We bring together application-oriented research and learning.
Our graduates are valued by employers; our staff are sought out as experts in their fields. Here, you can enjoy studying and working. Because passion drives our teaching and learning.
What you can expect from us Our promise to you
As one of Germany’s oldest and largest private universities, we set the standards in education. We impart practice-oriented knowledge that truly helps you get ahead. In the process, we attach particular importance to establishing close cooperation between our students and teaching staff.
Open-minded university Our mission statement
We see ourselves as an interdisciplinary, scientific and cosmopolitan educational institution. In achieving our academic goals, our actions are driven by guiding principles.
Management President's Office
The President’s Office is responsible for managing the university. It represents SRH University Heidelberg to the outside world, and coordinates cooperation among its members internally. The President’s Office consists of the President, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Advanced Education, and the Vice President for Research. Besides the President and the Vice Presidents, the university management also includes the Managing Director of SRH University Heidelberg and the authorized representative (Head of Administration).
Supervisory board Our University Council
The University Council is our university’s supervisory body. It shares responsibility for the academic development of the university. All members are appointed by the shareholders’ meeting of SRH Hochschule Heidelberg GmbH. The President and the Vice President attend meetings of the University Council in an advisory capacity. The Senate has the right to propose two members of the University Council.
The University Council of SRH University Heidelberg was appointed by the shareholders’ meeting in June 2018. Professor Dr. Andrea Römmele was elected Chair of the University Council. The University Council comprises eight members:
- Prof. Dr. Andrea Römmele, Chair (Director Executive Education of Hertie School of Governance, Berlin)
- Stephanie Aeffner (Baden-Württemberg State Representative for the Disabled)
- Prof. Dr. Andreas Dulger (CEO of ProMinent GmbH)
- Prof. Dr. Christof Hettich (Solicitor, CEO of SRH Holding)
- Prof. Dr. h.c. Dietmar von Hoyningen-Huene (former President of Hochschule Mannheim University of Applied Sciences)
- Dr. Björn Jansen (former CEO of Dr. HAAS GmbH Mannheim)
- Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzner (Lord Mayor of the City of Heidelberg since 2006)
Main academic body Our Senate
The Senate is the university’s main academic body. The Senate decides on matters related to research, teaching, studies and continuing education, unless these have been delegated by law or the university’s basic rules to another central body or the schools. Apart from the President and the Vice President, the Senate consists of the Deans, seven professorial representatives, two representatives from other university staff and two student representatives.
Research, teaching & practice Our facilities
Featuring six schools, five institutes and three outpatient clinics, we combine research, teaching and practice under one roof. How you benefit: our interdisciplinary approach teaches you to think outside the box and ensures you are optimally qualified for tomorrow’s professional fields.