Board of Directors of ASIIN e.V.

The board of directors of ASIIN consists of 12 individuals and is composed of three representatives from each of the four member groups of ASIIN.

The board has the following tasks:

  • Appointment of the accreditation commissions
  • Appointment of the Appeals and Complaints Committee
  • Recruiting new association members
  • Decisions on the admission and exclusion of members
  • agreements with other national and international accreditation bodies or organisations in the field of quality assurance in higher education

Furthermore, the Executive Committee is responsible for all matters of the Association that are not assigned to another body of the Association by ASIIN statutes.

The members of the executive committee are elected for three years, re-election is possible once. The chairman and vice-chairman are alternately appointed by the university and industry representatives. Below you will find the current composition of the ASIIN board:


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Felix Huber
Bergische Universität Wuppertal


Diplom-Jurist, Dipl.-oec. Matthias Toepfer
Unternehmer Baden-Württemberg

Universities Group

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heyno Garbe, Leibniz Universität Hannover
Representing 4ING

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Felix Huber, Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Representing 4ING

Prof. Dr. Gerald Lüttgen, Universität Bamberg
Representing 4ING

Universities of Applied Sciences Group

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Biesenbach, Hochschule Bochum
Represents the Konferenz der Fachbereichststage

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kira Kastell, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Represents the Konferenz der Fachbereichtstage

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Kreulich, Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften München
Represents the Coordination Group of the Universities of Applied Sciences

Group of technical and scientific associations and professional organizations

Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung
Represents the German Chemical Society (GDCh)

Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. Christian Andreas Schumann, Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau
Vertritt Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI)

Group of business associations and central associations of the social partners

Jan Hauer, EXXETA AG
Represents German Metal Workers Union (IG Metall)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tim Hosenfeldt, Schaeffler AG
Represents the Association of German Mechanical and Plant Engineering (VDMA)

Diplom-Jurist, Dipl.-oec. Matthias Töpfer, Unternehmer Baden-Württemberg
Represents Gesamtmetall