The departmental conference consists of all professors of the department as well as 2 members of each of the following groups: the teaching staff, the scientific staff, the administrative/technical staff and the students.
It decides on structure and organisation of the department. It elects the representatives of the teaching staff for the UK and the admission committee for Master and PhD students. Additionally it approves annual report.
Professoren Konferenz (PK)
The professor conference consists of all professors of the department as well as 1 member of each of the following groups: the scientific staff and the administrative/technical staff.
It discusses strategies, decides on budgets to professorships and approves the annual reports on departmental infrastructures.
The teaching commission consists of 3 professors, 3 members of the scientific staff and 3 students.
It discusses educational strategies and shapes the curriculum of BSc, MSc and PhD studies. It approves new teaching staff and chooses Master’s study advisers.
The library commission discusses the range, budget and strategy of the “Infozentrum für Biologie, Chemie und Pharmazie”. The commission consists of the heads of the center and representatives of the respective departments, students and scientific staff.