Former Secretary General German Rectors’ Conference
Dr. Josef Lange studied Catholic theology, history and political science in Münster and Regensburg. His career includes positions at German Research Foundation, German Council of Science and Humanities. His tenure as HRK-Secretary General (1990 – 2000) was followed by positions as State Secretary for Science and Research Berlin, Head of Department Coordination in the Thuringian State Chancellery, State Secretary at the Ministry of Science in Lower Saxony (2003 – 2013). Josef Lange is Chairman Board of Trustees of the Hannover Medical School and the University of Vechta.