Stiftung HfG Ulm
© Stiftung Hochschule für Gestaltung HfG Ulm / Photo: Martin Rudau

Structure, bodies and persons

The HfG Ulm Foundation is a legal entity under private law. It is based in Ulm (Danube). Its governing bodies are the Executive Board and the Foundation Council.


© Stiftung Hochschule für Gestaltung HfG Ulm / photo: Martin Rudau

The Executive Board

The Executive Board manages the business of the foundation in accordance with the rules of procedure:

Eduard Schleicher, business graduate, Ulm
Stephan Biendl, lawyer, Ulm


The Foundation Board

Its main functions include appointing the Executive Board, monitoring its activities and approving the budget. It consists of 13 members, ten of whom are elected and three of whom are delegated by the state of Baden-Württemberg (2) and the city of Ulm (1):

Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Wetzig (Chairman),
former mayor of Ulm

Dipl.-Ing.Ing. Fred Hochstrasser,
Architect (Honorary Chairman), † 2013

Prof. Horst Diener, Ulm

Prof. Dr. Karl Joachim Ebeling,
University of Ulm/ Institute for Functional Nanosystems

Martin Ansbacher, Lord Mayor of the City of Ulm

Werner Kress, Ulm

Dr Wolfgang Klimke,
Scherr+Klimke AG, Ulm

Dipl.-Ing. Hans Layer, Ulm

Prof. Ute Margarete Meyer,
Hochschule Biberach

Christiane Nicolaus,
Director of the Design Center Baden-Württemberg

Prof. Dr Dagmar Rinker (Deputy Chairwoman),
Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd

Reg.-Dir. Svenja Schönberger,
Ministry of Finance Baden-Württemberg

Min. Councillor Steffen Ulrich,
Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg

Dipl.-Kfm. Ulrich Zürn,
Dr. Horn Unternehmensberatung GmbH






HfG Ulm Foundation Statutes, December 16, 2019