Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Geography Department

The Board of Directors and Central Services

The board of directors is responsible for all administrative processes that are relevant at the level of entire Geography Department. It functions as link to the faculty and the headship of Humboldt-Universität. It prepares structural decisions in co-operation with all full professors of the Department as well as the representatives of the different groups within the Department for final approval by the Department and Faculty Councils. A student research assistant supports the board of directors regarding research and teaching and for the administration and content of the Department’s websites. The board of directors is being elected every two years.


Central Services comprise IT support in the Department, cartograpy and geo-data management as well as the collections of the Geography Department. Further, professorships/labs carry the responsibility for laboratories and instruments and the motor pool.

Board of Directors

  • Managing director:
    Ostergaard Nielsen, Prof. Dr. Jonas
  • Deputy director:
    Kümmerle, Prof. Dr. Tobias
  • Director of Studies and Teaching:
    Füller, Dr. Henning

  • Assistance:
    Telefon: +49 30 2093 9301
    Telefax: +49 30 2093 6844
    Raum: RUD16 | 0'229

    Henschel, Patricia (SHK)
    Telefon: +49 30 2093 6879
    Telefax: +49 30 2093 6844