Dean's Office

Dean's Office

The Dean’s Office is the governing body of the Medical Faculty and is responsible for all affairs of the Medical Faculty for which no other body is explicitly designated responsible by the Higher Education Act (HG) or the law directive decreed in accordance with Section 31a of the Higher Education Act (HG).

The duties of the Dean’s Office include the disbursement and use of subsidies granted by the federal state and by the Teaching and Research Fund. It also regulates the allocation of the envisaged positions and funds for research and teaching at the Medical Faculty. The Dean’s Office provides the Faculty Council with an annual report on its areas of operation.

Members of Dean's Office


Prof. Dr. Jan Buer
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-4695

Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie

Vice Dean for Planning and Finances

Vice Dean for Research

Prof. Dr. Tienush Rassaf
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-4800

Klinik für Kardiologie und Angiologie


Academic Vice Dean

Prof. Dr. Joachim Fandrey
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-4600

Institut für Physiologie


Vice Dean for Early Career Support and Diversity

Managing Director

Dr. Alexander Hanspach
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-4416

Medical Director

Prof. Dr. Jochen A. Werner
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-5000

Universitätsklinikum Essen

Commercial Director

Thorsten Kaatze
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-2601

Universitätsklinikum Essen


Dekanat der Medizinischen Fakultät
Hufelandstraße 55
45147 Essen

Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-4695
Fax: +49 (0) 201-723-5914

General questions about the course of study (for prospective students):

Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-1613 or
Tel.: +49 (0) 201-723-4550