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Dr. Holger BURCKHART Rector, University of Siegen


1990 Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) in Philosophy, University of Cologne
1997 Postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation) in Philosophy, University of Cologne
2005-2006 Vice Dean for Studies and Teaching, Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Cologne
2007-2009 Prorector for Teaching, Studies and Study reform, University of Cologne
since 2008 Professorship for Anthropology and Ethics in Curative Education, taking special Account of People with Disabilities, University of Cologne
since 2009 Rector, University of Siegen
2012-2019 Member of the Executive Board of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK), Vice President for Teaching, Learning, Teacher Training, and Lifelong Learning
2015-2019 Board member of the European University Association (EUA)


Board Member of Hans Jonas-Zentrum Berlin/Cologne
Member of the German Accreditation Council
Member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Higher Education (CHE)


Prinzip Mitverantwortung. Grundlage für Ethik und Pädagogik (mit Karl-Otto Apel), Würzburg, 2000
Praktische Philosophie - Philosophische Praxis (Hrsg. mit Jürgen Sikora), Darmstadt, 2005
Global Ethics and Moral Responsibility, Hans Jonas and His Critics (hrsg. mit John-Stewart Gordon), London, 2014
Co-Editor of the critical edition of the works of Hans Jonas, Freiburg i.Br. 2010-2017


Karl-Otto-Apel-Preis, 2012