Management Structure at IKMZ

Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Frank Esser
Prof. Dr. Frank Esser

Professor Frank Esser is the director of the department and represents its interests vis-à-vis the University and the public. He is responsible for the strategic planning of the department as well as for implementing and controlling its business processes. In his function as Head of Department, he is responsible for the budget, development and financial planning as well as the internal reporting of the department.



General Manager

Bettina Lennstroem
lic. phil. Bettina Lennström


As General Manager, Bettina Lennström supports the Head of Department in strategic and planning administration and coordinates the administrative processes of the institute. She is responsible for resource planning (finance, human resources, infrastructure and teaching), reporting as well as quality management. She oversees the department’s core supporting units: back office, library, IT and e-learning.