Organisation and mission

The foundation

The foundation was established on 1 March 1979 by Manfred Ulmer, an entrepreneur from Spaichingen who endowed the foundation with a sum of 150,000 German marks. Over the last decades, the endowment capital was raised to 240,000 euros thanks to various supplementary endowments.

The mission of the foundation is to fund and support

  • special teaching and research activities
  • junior researchers
  • other study-related events organised by the University of Konstanz.

The board

Professor Kerstin Krieglstein, rector of the University of Konstanz
Tina Ulmer-Ziehr, journalist
Helmut Hengstler, Regierungsdirektor (senior government official), retd., University of Konstanz

Board of trustees

Michael Beck, mayor, Tuttlingen
Dr Bernhard Everke, mayor, retd., Donaueschingen
Professor Katharina Holzinger, political scientist, University of Konstanz
Professor Hanns-Peter Knaebel, chair of the Aesculap AG managing board, Tuttlingen
Ewald Marquardt, entrepreneur, Rietheim-Weilheim
Erik Pauly, mayor, Donaueschingen
Judith Margarethe Ulmer, honorary general consul, retd.

Executive management

Julia Wandt, Director of Communications and Marketing, University of Konstanz

How can I give?

Bank details

Stiftung Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft
Sparkasse Bodensee
IBAN: DE72 6905 0001 0000 0633 39

Your donation or supplementary endowment will make a difference!