Tasks and members of the Joint Commission Mechanical Engineering

Tasks of the Joint Commission of Mechanical Engineering

The Joint Commission of Mechanical Engineering (GKM) is in charge of all aspects of studies and teaching in the two faculties (departments) of Mechanical Engineering:

As laid out in the Statutes (in German), these are especially:

  • proposing the members of the Committees on Student Affairs and Teaching and the Deans of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies,
  • the preparation of the establishment, modification and cancellation of study courses of the faculties 4 and 7,
  • the preparation of the associated competitions, study and examination regulations and curricula,
  • the decision on the use of tuition / quality assurance funds,
  • communication with the two faculties (committee work).

Moreover, the GKM supports faculties 4 and 7 and their study programs, through

  • the Mechanical Engineering Center (Studienbüro Maschinenbau) as a contact point and service institution, especially in advising students,
  • the organization of information events, introductory events and graduation ceremonies,
  • public relations in various media,
  • the participation in rankings and seals of quality,
  • support of the annual meeting of the Commission "Deutschlandstipendium",
  • the integration of the study guides (Studienlotsen) and university didactics in the faculties,
  • the organization of the MentorING program for new undergraduate students,
  • the organisation of lecture series',
  • supporting internationalization, as well as
  • supporting equality and possibilities of studying with children.


Members of the Joint Commission of Mechanical Engineering


  • Prof. F. Allgöwer
  • Prof. B. Bertsche
  • Prof. S. Böttinger (stv.)
  • Prof. C. Ebenbauer (stv.)
  • Prof. R. Friedrich (stv.)
  • Prof. R. Gadow
  • Prof. J. Groß (Vors.)
  • Prof. B. Gundelsweiler (stv. Vors.)
  • Prof. A. Herkommer
  • Prof. A. Kronenburg
  • Prof. E. Laurien (stv.)
  • Prof. H. Lens (stv.)
  • Prof. T. Maier
  • Prof. H.-C. Möhring
  • Prof. S. Nußberger (stv.)
  • Prof. P. Pott
  • Prof. O. Riedel (stv.)
  • Prof. C. Salander (bis 31.12.2019)
  • Prof. O. Sawodny
  • Prof. G. Scheffknecht
  • Prof. K. Schenke-Layland (stv.)
  • Prof. D. Spath
  • Prof. K. Stergiaropoulos (stv.)
  • Prof. R. Takors (stv.)
  • Prof. S. Tenbohlen
  • Prof. M. Tilebein
  • Prof. G. Tovar (stv.)
  • Prof. A. Verl
  • Prof. D. Vogt
  • Prof. A. Wagner
  • Prof. I. Weiss
  • Prof. A. Zimmermann (stv.)

Academic Staff

  • Dr.-Ing. B. Bäuerle (stv.)
  • Dr.-Ing. J. Göbel
  • R.-W. Müller
  • Prof. Onorific Dipl.-Ing. J. Siegert
  • Dr.-Ing. F. Spreng (stv.)
  • Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Vogt


  • Hr. Faßbender
  • Hr. Fischer (stv.)
  • Hr. Fritz
  • Hr. Hort
  • Hr. Kolb
  • Fr. Marzian (stv.)
  • Hr. Maurer
  • Hr. Schulz (stv.)
  • Fr. Zimmer
  • N.N. (stv.)

Non-academic Staff

  • Fr. Bradler
  • Fr. Radszuweit

(as in winter semester 2019/20)


Meeting Dates

(until the end of winter semester 2019/20) 

(Pfaffenwaldring 9, 5th floor)
29.01.2020, 14:00 Uhr

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