MemberMargret Wintermantel

Professor Dr. Margret Wintermantel was President of the German Academic Exchange Service from January 2012 to December 2019. Previously she was President of the German Rectors’ Conference (2006–2012), Vice-President of the German Rectors’ Conference responsible for Research (2001–2006) and President of Saarland University (2000–2006).

Margret Wintermantel studied psychology and journalism at the University of Mainz. Following her PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in psychology at the same University (1972), she gained her “Habilitation”-degree in psychology at the University of Heidelberg (1986).

Since 2005 Margret Wintermantel has been Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour in recognition for her merits towards Franco-German-Cooperation in science and research. In October 2009 she was decorated with the Cross of Merit, 1st Class of the Federal Republic of Germany.

She has been a member of Heidelberg University’s Academic Advisory Council since 2013.

Margret Wintermantel