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.
Prof. Dr. Peter Mantel
Peter Mantel earned his academic degrees from the Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin as well as other Universities (Bologna, Rotterdam, Hamburg). He was a research assistant at the Free University of Berlin, project coordinator at the University of Rostock, and a professor of business administration at the International Trade Academy as well as 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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Prof. Dr. Dr. hc mult. Hans-Dieter Klingemann
Hans-Dieter Klingemann earned his academic degrees from the University of Cologne and the University of Mannheim. He has been a senior academic at the Center for Survey Research (ZUMA), Mannheim (1974-80), the Free University of Berlin (1980-2002), the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB, 1989-2003) and many other universities in Canada, France, Italy, Germany and the United States of America. His current research interest is in the field of Democratic politics and the development of political science as a discipline. Publications include numerous books and journal articles. In 2001, he was elected member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. In 2011, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR).
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Dr. Kristin Hahn
Executive Assistant to the Presidents
Kristin Hahn received her Bachelor´s and Master´s degrees in European Ethnology and Educational Sciences at the Humboldt University of Berlin. In 2011/2012 she completed the Postgraduate Research Program at Middlesex University London. She was teaching at the Institute for European Ethnology at the Humboldt University, where she also completed her PhD in early 2019. Some of her research interests include fashion theory and clothing history, culture of remembrance as well as interdisciplinary cultural projects. She has working experience in project and exhibition management.
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 to Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences as Marketing Director. Turgut Tülü was responsible for the marketing department and is currently working on the recruitment process and student recruitment until October 2016. 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.