Your contact for general questions about the department and direct contact to the department management.
The Dean, the Vice-Dean, the Dean of Studies, the Assistant of the Dean's Office as well as the Dean's clerk form the Dean's Office, which is headed by the Dean. It organises the department's day-to-day business, manages the funds allocated to the department to fulfil its tasks and monitors their use. It creates the conditions for the persons assigned to the department to fulfil their obligations - in particular their teaching and examination obligations - and to fulfil their duties in the supervision of students properly.
The Dean heads the department.
The Vice Dean represents the Dean.
Dean of Studies
The Dean of Studies represents the Vice-Dean and is responsible for the organisation of teaching (regulations, timetabling, etc.).
Assistant of the Dean's Office
The assistant of the dean's office supports the department mainly in the areas of organisation, marketing and communication with partners.
The dean's clerk supports the department mainly in administrative procedures and with regard to internal and financial administration.
Communication | Public Relations and Alumni
Your contact for public relations, marketing and events, and alumni relations at the department.
Your contact person for technical questions concerning the study programmes of the department.
The academic advisors answer subject-specific questions during your studies, e.g. on the following topics:
- professional requirements for the course of study
- Information on the details and design of the study process
- Types of studies and courses
- Selection of courses of study and main areas of study
- Specialist advice for university or course changers
- Study internships (also via the internship coordinator)
Bachelor Integriertes Design
Master Intermediales Design
Master Intergrated Design (english)
The examination committee is responsible for the organisation and conduct of the examinations and has legal supervision over compliance with the examination regulations of the degree programme. It appoints the examiners, determines the location and date of the examinations and monitors the examination deadlines.
Prof. Dr. Hohl, Chair
Prof. Gerald Christ, Vice-Chairman
Prof. Dr. Manuel Kretzer
Prof. Michael Hubatsch
Research Assistants: Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Pollmeier
Student Member: N.N.
The internship coordinator will answer your questions about professional internships in the mobility semester of the Bachelor's program. Please send the signed internship agreements to your university mentor and a copy to the internship coordinator. For questions regarding workshop internships, please contact the workshop supervisors, for questions regarding the recognition of workshop internships, please contact the examination board.
Representative for Foreign Affairs
The Foreign Affairs Officer is responsible for international cooperation within the department, coordinates visitors from foreign delegations and can give students recommendations for stays abroad.
Dr. Judith Dobler supports the research at the Department of Design especially in administrative processes.
Uwe Krehan is in responsible for the IT infrastructure at the Department of Design.
He administers and supports the department's server systems, provides assistance in their use, and implements basic IT security requirements for these systems. He is the direct contact person and coordinator for all questions concerning the use of IT hardware in the network of the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. Furthermore, he supports all members of the department in setting up central university services, such as e-mail, VPN, etc. on the user devices.
The Gender Equality Officer of the department deals with all concerns and demands concerning topics relevant to women. She is committed to achieving the goal of ensuring that women are adequately represented on the university's committees. The Equal Opportunity Officer is entitled to attend all meetings of appointment and, in some cases, other hiring procedures, as well as the departmental council.
Gender Equality Officer
Dr. Judith Dobler (Deputy)
The financial situation of many students is difficult. Sometimes it is so serious that the question of dropping out of studies arises. To ensure this does not happen, there are the social counseling services. As a place to go, they help students with problems and difficulties of practical, social or financial nature. In social counseling we try to find individual answers to your problems. We also offer international students comprehensive and broad advice on topics such as
- Job and Social insurance
- Funding opportunities
- Services and benefits during studies
- Health insurance
- Studying with child
- Study with handicap
- Integration aid for international students
The social counseling offers advice and support in conflict situations and all other social issues around your stay und studies.
In addition, the social counseling also awards financial aid, free meals, books and learning aid.
Daniel Kühne | Social Counselor | Department of Law/Personnel/Social Affairs | Studentenwerk Halle
phone: 0340 5197-6403
counseling hours: every Thursday from 12:30 pm until 03:30 pm
office: builidng 06 | room 111
Difficult life situations can also arise during studies. The Psychosocial Counselling Office of the Studentenwerk Halle will also help you at the Dessau campus and arrange the appropriate support. The services are free of charge and of course confidential. Please make an appointment for an interview.
- Advice for study-related or personal problems
- Support with motivation problems and life orientation
- Counselling on interpersonal relationships and conflict situations, especially in relationships, living and residential communities or with parents
- Dealing with fears, especially exam anxiety
- Personality development: discover new perspectives and skills
Ms. Böttcher | Social Counselor | Department of Law/Personnel/Social Affairs | Studentenwerk Halle
counseling hours: every Monday from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm by prior appointment
by telephone: 0340 5197-5217 or
by e-mai: psychosoziale-beratung.dessau(at)studentenwerk-halle.de
office: Mensa building | room M/203
- Further advisory services
As a collegial decision-making body of the department, the departmental council is responsible for the organization of studies by ensuring the range of courses offered within the framework of the available equipment, deciding on the study and examination regulations as well as on the awarding of university degrees. At the same time, it is responsible for implementing the necessary quality assurance measures on the basis of a regular evaluation of teaching and for taking the initiative in reforming the study program. The departmental council sets the priorities for research projects and for their coordination. In addition, it is responsible, among other tasks, for drawing up structural and development plans, proposals for appointments, and bylaws regulating the procedures and criteria for the allocation of study places in the university selection process.
Member Group Professors:
Prof. Brigitte Hartwig (Dean)
Prof. Katrin Günther (Vice Dean)
Prof. Dr. Michael Hohl
Prof. Dr. Manuel Kretzer
Prof. Uwe Geliert
Prof. Nicolai Neubert
Prof. Gerald Christ
Member Group Scientific Staff:
Member Group Staff:
Member Group Students:
Joris Marian Graba
Charlotte Gwendoline Ouandt
Paulina Schröder (Gender Equality Officer)
Design Student Council
currently not occupied
E-mail to the Design Student Council
Dessau Student Council
StuRa FB Design: Leo Lorenz Schlaikier