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HRK Research Map: Institutional research priorities at German universities

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12May2015


Horst Hippler re-elected as HRK President

Prof. Dr. Horst Hippler, President of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK), was today confirmed in office by the HRK General Meeting in Kaiserslautern. The second three-year term of office begins on 1 September 2015 for the former President of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Horst Hippler has been President of the HRK since May 2012. Prior to this, he was Rector of the University of Karlsruhe (from 2002) and then President of the newly founded KIT between 2009 and 2012 after the university merged with the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Research Centre).

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11May2015


HRK Annual Meeting in Kaiserslautern

The situation surrounding the humanities is the focus of the Annual Meeting of the HRK in Kaiserslautern, Germany. TU Kaiserslautern and the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern are jointly hosting the HRK. Prof. Dr. Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Professor of Comparative Literature and of French and Italian at Stanford University, is giving the ceremonial address on the topic of humanities. The situation surrounding the humanities is the focus of the Annual Meeting of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) in Kaiserslautern, Germany. TU Kaiserslautern and the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern are jointly hosting the HRK. Prof. Dr. Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Professor of Comparative Literature and of French and Italian at Stanford University, is giving the ceremonial address on the topic of humanities.

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29Apr2015


HRK President receives the Order of Merit of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg

HRK President Horst Hippler was awarded of the Order of Merit of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. The "Landesorden", or 'State Order", is the highest distinction endowed by Baden-Württemberg, in recognition of outstanding contributions to the federal state. In his laudation, state Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann praised Professor Hippler's contributions, citing his "focus on the different university sites in Baden-Württemberg and their development potential", in roles including former President of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Chairman of the Baden-Württemberg State Rectors' Conference.

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