Prof. Yüksel Pögün-Zander, PhD.
Yüksel Pöğün-Zander was born in Izmir. She started her undergraduate training at the Catholic University of America (Washington D.C.) in 1992 and completed her studies at the Istanbul Technical University in 1997. She received her Master's and PhD degrees at the Izmir Institute of Technology, where she worked as a research and teaching assistant. Some of her research interests include the intercultural exchange in the history of architecture and design with a focus on Germany and Turkey, and exhibition and fair design. She has worked as a freelance architect in Istanbul, Izmir, and Berlin and as the coordinator of the Architecture and Interior Design Programmes of Bahcesehir University's Berlin Campus.
Turgut Tülü, MBA
Chancellor & General Manager
Turgut Tülü studied Science Teaching (BS) at Marmara University and earned an MBA in marketing and brand management at Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi in Istanbul. In the meantime, he worked as marketing director for the international campuses of Bahçeşehir University. In 2015, he started as Marketing Director at Berlin International University of Applied Sciences. At Berlin International University of Applied Sciences, he holds the position of chancellor. He is the youngest chancellor of the university in Germany (1986). At the same time, he serves as the manager of the shareholder company, BAU Higher Education Service gGmbH.
Prof. Dr. Peter Mantel
Peter Mantel earned his academic degrees from the Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin, and other Universities (Bologna, Rotterdam, Hamburg). He was a research assistant at the Free University of Berlin, a project coordinator at the University of Rostock, and a professor of business administration at the International Trade Academy and the School of Business, Technology, and Culture (HWTK). At HWTK, he held the positions of vice president (2013-17) and acting president (2016/17). Peter Mantel worked for a literary agency and was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. His main research interests are Economic Analysis of Law, Digital Transformation, Business History, and SME research.
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Dr. Fabian Eggers
Executive Assistant to the Presidency
Fabian Eggers has a background in literary and cultural studies. He holds a BA in German philology as well as an MA in North American Studies from Freie Universität Berlin and completed his Ph.D. at the Graduate School of North American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin in 2023. He studied in Brussels and Bloomington, Indiana, and completed his Ph.D. research at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He worked in Public Relations, was an assistant at Friedrich-Schlegel-Graduiertenschule, and chaired the student workers’ council at Freie Universität. At Berlin International, Fabian is in charge of Quality Management and closely works with the president’s office.
Assistant to the Chancellor
Martha is originally from Lima, Peru. She obtained her Bachelor's in International Affairs from Marquette University in the United States. She later obtained her Law Degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo University in New York, where she worked as a defense attorney for immigration law cases for some years. She is currently finishing a Master of Law Degree in European Legal Practice at the Leibniz Universität Hannover.
At Berlin International University of Applied Sciences, she assists the Chancellor in all administrative, financial, and logistical matters. She also acts as a contact person for staff, teachers, and students.
Assistant to the Presidency
Veronika Stolarenko joined our team shortly after graduating from high school in Charlottenburg/Wilmersdorf, with Philosophy and German as her main subjects. While Veronika went to school, she worked as a secretary and assistant in a patisserie. In her free time, she also has been volunteering at the scouts and is an active member of a climbing group, with whom she enjoys climbing trips to Sächsische Schweiz and the Harz. She can speak German, English, and Russian fluently.