The following pages give an introduction to all commitees of the faculty and all commitees of the university that have members who belong to the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics.


Faculty Council

The Faculty Council consists of university teachers, students, scientific staff as well as non-scientific staff. The most important task of the council is the election of the dean and, if necessary, additional members of the deanery (vice dean, academic dean etc. ). According to the Higher Education Act of the state Noth Rhine-Westfalia and the basic order of an university, the Faculty Council consults or decides about the usage of ressources of the faculty (monetary and non-monetary ressources, human ressources, rooms etc.) and about fundamental questions of research and teaching.  link

Doctoral Commitee

The Doctoral Commitee decides about the requirements that graduates have to meet in order to be approved for a doctorate. Moreover it decides about the professors who guide doctoral students. link

Examination Board

The Examination Board controls the compliance of the respective examination regulations. This includes the recognition of academic performances, extensions of the thesis, verification of medical certificates and decisions about contradictions. Furthermore it observes the development of examinations and the period of study and gives proposals about reforms of the examination and study regulations. link

Degree Commissioners

Professors can be elected as Degree Commissioners. The tasks of the Degree Commissioner consists of the maintenance and developement of a study degree.  link

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board consults in matters of teaching and studying, especially in matters of  study reforms, evaluation of study and teaching. Moreover it consults the Faculty Council and the dean with regard to an adoption or a change of the examination regulations (§ 28 Abs. 8 HG NRW). It consists of the academic dean and other university teachers as well as one academic and non-academic member, who work for a chair of the institute IBES  and one academic and non-academic member of the ICB, two students, who are enrolled in an economical study degree and two students who are enrolled in a computer scientific field. link

Quality Improvement Commission

The Quality Improvement Commission consists of university teachers, academic and non-academic staff as well as non-scientific staff, students and the dean. They consult about the usage of the means at faculty level. These means are used for - among others - the improvement of the service for students and the organisation of the teaching. link


The Senate is the equivalent to the Parliament of the university. It solely deals with all matters regarding the areas of research, teaching and study, that involves the whole university. Organizing the administration is not part of its tasks. The senate approves the election of the rectorate, comments on the reports of the rector, gives recommondations about agreements of goals and performance of the university and resolves all regulations that apply to the whole university. link