The KIT Ombudspersons are:
- Prof. Rafaela Hillerbrand (Philosophy) Division II
- Prof. Christoph Stiller (Mechanical Engineering) Division III
- PD Stefan Kühnlein (Mathematics) Division V
- Dr. Birgid Langer (Chemistry and Biosciences) Division I.
Doctoral researchers and supervisors are free to initiate contact with any Ombudsperson at any point. They can decide for themselves whom they wish to address irrespective of they research background. As independent persons of trust, the Ombudspersons offer advice and recommendations and will seek to mediate between disputing parties. The Ombudspersons are bound to confidentiality.
Please consult the German-language Statute on appointing Ombudspersons for Doctoral Researchers and Supervisors at KIT from March 4, 2015 (German only) for more information on the Ombudspersons and the process of their appointment.