The Faculty Executive heads the faculty and consists of the Dean, the Vice Dean and the Dean of Studies. The Dean and Vice Dean are elected for a period of two years. The Dean of Studies is elected for a three-year term. The responsibilities of the executive are set forth in Articles 28 through 30 of the Bavarian Higher Education Act (BayHSchG) of 23 May 2006. The Faculty Executive is specifically charged with implementing the current faculty development plan.
The Dean represents the faculty in all matters internal and external, serves as the point of contact for public relations, acts as spokesperson and is responsible for ensuring implementation of the faculty's decisions (in accordance with the Bavarian Higher Education Act).
The Vice Dean for Research, Transfer and International Affairs is the Dean's deputy and chairs the Board of Examiners for Doctoral Awards. In addition, he or she is the person to contact for research concerns and knowledge transfer matters as well as for early career researchers.
The Dean of Studies I serves as a representative in the Graduate Centre and chairs the Teaching Quality Assurance Committee.
The Dean of Studies II chairs the Teaching Quality Assurance Committee and serves as a representative to the Teacher Education Centre (ZLF).