Organisation of the University

The advisory board, the executive board and the senate are the governing bodies responsible for the organisation and further development of research and teaching at Paderborn University. Our executive board staff units are specialised units with subject-specific tasks. The different teaching and research areas of Paderborn University are organised in a total of five faculties.

Further information and contact persons can be found on the respective department pages.

Advisory Board

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Executive Board

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Scientific Institutions

At Paderborn University, we bundle our research in five cross-faculty key research areas. These are characterised by an outstanding infrastructure, excellent minds and numerous projects. 15 interdisciplinary research institutions also serve as places for collaboration across disciplines.


Central Services Units