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17.09.2018 – 13:41

Jacobs University Bremen

Jens V. Dünnbier: From the Wartburg to Jacobs University Bremen

Jens V. Dünnbier: From the Wartburg to Jacobs University Bremen
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Hotel expert Jens V. Dünnbier expands the Management Board of Jacobs University. The 48-year-old, who recently spent six years as Director of the Romantik Hotel at the Wartburg in Eisenach, is responsible for campus activities, facility management, student accommodation, campus gastronomy, conferences and events as well as campus security at the international, English-medium university. The Karlsruhe native and father of two children took up his new position in September.

The hotelier has a wide range of experience. Prior to his position as Director in Eisenach, Dünnbier headed Gut Klostermühle, a nature resort and medical spa in Brandenburg and Alsterdomizil in Hamburg. Further milestones in his career include Hilton and Radisson Blu, Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin and Hôtel Le Richemond on Lake Geneva.

"The aim of our university is to create an excellent learning and living environment for students and guests from all over the world, in which they feel welcome and can broaden their horizons at the same time. We are therefore very pleased to welcome Mr. Dünnbier, an internationally experienced hotel manager, to our team," says Prof. Dr. Michael Hülsmann, President of Jacobs University Bremen. "I am confident that he will give new impetus to our growing university and campus life." As a campus-based university, Jacobs University, with four colleges and students from more than 100 countries, houses a sports and convention center, sports facilities ranging from badminton to volleyball, and is a venue for numerous conferences and cultural events for both students and external guests.

"The diversity of topics and the internationality of Jacobs University are particularly appealing to me. I am looking forward to this new task and to helping shape the growth path of this university," says Dünnbier.

The Management Board is responsible for the operating business of Jacobs University. In addition to Dünnbier, it consists of six other members: Andrea Herzig-Erler (Finance & Controlling), Bannour Hadroug (Student Marketing & Recruitment), Hagen Böttcher (Product Management, Key Account Management, Sales) and Pablo Michael Zerm (Academic Services). Also on the committee are Dr. Michael Dubbert as Managing Director, and Prof. Dr. Michael Hülsmann as President and Chairman of the Executive Board.

About Jacobs University Bremen:

Studying in an international community. Obtaining a qualification to work on responsible tasks in a digitized and globalized society. Learning, researching and teaching across academic disciplines and countries. Strengthening people and markets with innovative solutions and advanced training programs. This is what Jacobs University Bremen stands for. Established as a private, English-medium campus university in Germany in 2001, it is continuously achieving top results in national and international university rankings. Its almost 1,400 students come from more than 100 countries with around 80% having relocated to Germany for their studies. Jacobs University's research projects are funded by the German Research Foundation or the European Research Council as well as by globally leading companies.

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President / Chairman of the Executive Board (Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung):
Prof. Dr. Michael Hülsmann
Managing Director (Geschäftsführer): Dr. Michael Dubbert 
Chairman of the Board of Governors (Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender): Prof. Dr.
Antonio Loprieno