Gabriele Gien
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gien
Building Sommerresidenz | Room: SR-112
Postal Address
Ostenstr. 26, 85072 Eichstätt

About Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gien

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gien,  born on January 11, 1962 in Munich

Résumé Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gien


Positions, offices and functions

  • Since October 2016 President of the KU
  • October 2014 to October 2016 Interim President
  • Chairwoman of the KU Senate from 2013 until October 2014
  • KU Vice President 2009-2011
  • Chairwoman of the working group German Didactics at Bavarian Universities

Chairholder of German Didactics, employed at the KU since 2007

Professional focus and research interests:
Reading research, creative writing processes, international teacher education (in particular in Uganda), social engagement in studies, teaching and research

Tasks within the University Management

  • Ultimate responsibility for University management
  • Chairwoman of the University Management and the Extended University Management
  • Initiatives for the University's development and drafting of the KU higher education policy
  • Determination of the guidelines for the completion of the University Management tasks
  • Implementation of the decisions taken by the University Management, the Extended University Management and all other central University committees and bodies
  • Internal and external representation of the University, amongst others in the Universität Bayern e.V. Association and the German Rectors’ Conference
  • Maintaining contacts with the Foundation, ministries and representatives of the church, society and industry
  • Accountability and reporting obligation towards the Foundation and University committees
  • Superior for the chancellor and academic staff employed at the University; with the exception of professors

Further responsibilities:

  • Communication, marketing, press and public relations work
  • Fundraising and alumni management
  • Third Mission strategy

Executive Assistant to the President

Susanne Manecki
Susanne Manecki
Executive Assistant to the President
Building Sommerresidenz | Room: SR-114
Postal Address
Ostenstraße 26, 85072 Eichstätt

Department of Strategy & University Development

Thomas Metten
Dr. Thomas Metten
Department of Strategy & University Development
Postal Address
Am Anger 18 (Spitalstadt)
85072 Eichstätt
- Wissenschaftskommunikation
- Projektleitung "Wissenschaft in Bewegung"

Officer Freunde & Förderer

Claudia Reng
Claudia Reng
Project Officer
Building Kapuzinerkloster | Room: KAP-215
Postal Address
Kapuzinergasse 2, 85072 Eichstätt

Office assistant

Ulrike Mebs
Ulrike Mebs
Office of the president
Office hours
Mon - Thu 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Fridays by appointment