International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Professor Dr Peter-André Alt

Professor Dr. Peter-André Alt has been President of the German Rectorsʼ Conference (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz/HRK) since August 2018. He studied German language and literature, political science, history, and philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin. Alt has been a full professor of modern German literature since 1995, first at Ruhr-Universität Bochum(1995 – 2002), then at the University of Würzburg (2002 – 2005), and since 2005 at Freie Universität Berlin. Having held the position of Dean of the Department of Philosophy and Humanities for two years, he has been the President of Freie Universität Berlin for two terms (2010 – 2018).