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Prof. Dr. Katharina Krause, President of the Philipps-Universität Marburg since February 18th 2010

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2015: Re-election as President of the Philipps-Universität (until 2021)
  • 2010: Assumption of office as President of the Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2009: Re-election as Vice President of the Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2006: Election as Vice President of the Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2003: Offered professorship appointment in Art History at the Universität zu Köln (rejected)
  • Since 1996 Professor of Art History at the Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 1995: Offered professorship appointment in Art History at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (rejected)
  • 1988-96: Assistant and senior assistant at the Kunstgeschichtliches Institut of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (with research in Paris, Stockholm and Rome; interim and visiting professorships in Bonn and Vienna)
  • 1993: Post-doctoral degree (Habilitation) at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • 1988: Doctoral degree at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
  • 1978-88: Studies of Art History, History, and Classical Archeology at the Universities of Marburg, Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität), and Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne and Sorbonne).

Areas of responsibility and posts held in academic administration

  • Since 2014: Member of the Academic Advisory Board at the Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel
  • Since 2014: Member of the Academic Advisory Board at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich
  • Since 2010: Corresponding member of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen)
  • 2010-2015: Member of the Selection Committee of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • 2008-2015: Member of the Academic Advisory Board at the German Forum for Art History Paris DGIA
  • 2007-2008: Member of the ERIH Steering Committee (European Science Foundation, European Reference Index for the Humanities)
  • 2006-2009: Member of the DFG Senate
  • 2006-2010: Vice President for Research and Transfer at Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2004-2006
  • 1999-2000: Dean of the Department for German Studies and Art History at Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2004-2006: Spokeswoman for the Review Board for Fine Arts at the DFG
  • 2004-2006: Reviewer for Art History for the DFG (German Research Foundation; as from 2003 Chairwoman of the Expert Committee

Memberships in other committees

  • 2007-2009: Member of the University Council at the Universität Siegen
  • Since 2005: Council for Regional History in Hesse
  • 1998-2009: Advisory Board for Urban Design of the City of Marburg Magistrate

Research Areas

  • French art and architecture and their impact in the German-speaking countries in the 17th and 18th century
  • Visual Arts in southern Germany around the year 1500
  • Image and text in scholarly art historical literature