University of Wuppertal

Team UniService Internationales

Academic Board

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter GUST

Vice-Rector Third Mission and International Affairs

  • Chair Academic Board

Tanja Behnke
Building: O.06.14a
Tel.: +49 (0)202 / 439 - 3247
E-Mail: behnke[at]

Consultation hours:
Mon - Fri 10.00 - 15.00 Uhr

  • Academic Board Office
  • International Center Secretariat

UniService Internationales

Building: O.06.10 / B.08.11
Tel.: +49 (0) 202 439 2406
E-Mail: ssteiner[at]

Consultation hours:
by appointment

  • Management
  • Contributing to the further development and implementation of the university's internationalisation strategy
  • Networking the International Affairs department with relevant institutions, actors and partners within and outside the University
  • Further development of international university relations; contract management of international university partnerships of strategic importance
  • Developing funding opportunities for strategic internationalisation
  • Advising university members on questions of international cooperation, as well as on funding and cooperation programmes
  • Reporting to the Rectorate, University Council, Senate and committees

Séverine BERTSCH
Building: O.06.13
Tel.: +49 (0) 202 439 5706
E-Mail: bertsch[at]

  • Coordination and supervision of the university-internal Quality Circle International Affairs ("I-Circle").
  • Coordination of Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Partnerships and Cooperation Projects in Higher Education (Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships (KA203), Knowledge Alliances, European Higher Education Institutions, Capacity Building Projects)
  • Support of faculties in the preparation and drafting of third-party funding proposals with an international focus or in connection with internationalisation measures
  • Coordination of central measures for the internationalisation of teacher education
  • Supporting the faculties in setting up bilingual events and international study programmes
  • Organisation and supervision of international group and delegation visits at central level


  • Auxiliary

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