MatSEC Governance

The following Rules govern the organisation, membership, decision-making structures, and the administration of MatSEC. The MatSEC regulations for Doctoral Studies were approved by the Präsidium of Freie Universität Berlin on November 12, 2013.

Spokesperson

The Spokesperson of the Graduate School shall be named by the Management Board of HZB, having canvassed the Management Board of Dahlem Research School.

The spokesperson represents the Graduate School in external matters. The Spokesperson carries on the current business and implements the decisions of the Board of Directors. Responsibility for the budget resides with the Spokesperson.

Coordinator

The Coordinator of the Graduate School shall be named by the Management Board of HZB, having canvassed the Management Board of Dahlem Research School.

The Coordinator is assisting the Board of Directors in all administrative problems.

Board of Directors

The MatSEC Board of Directors shall be elected from the Assembly of Principal Investigators for terms of three years. The Board of Directors shall elect one of the Directors as Assistant Spokesperson.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the scientific programme of MatSEC.

In accordance with the current version of the MatSEC regulations  the acting MatSEC Board of Directors was elected on March 27th, 2013 by the MatSEC Assembly of Principal Investigators, for a three-year-term. Statutory reelections will be held in 2017.

Organs belonging to MatSEC

- The Assembly of Members,
- The Assembly of Principal Investigators
- The Board of Directors