The Student Support Services Münster operates in the legal form of an institution incorporated under public law. Our duties are statutorily determined in the Student Support Services Legislation of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia – StWG of 16 September 2014 – and in our charter.

Two bodies – the management board and the supervisory board – are responsible for the company management and supervision

Management board
Dr. Christoph Holtwisch is managing director of the Studierendenwerk Münster.

Supervisory board
The employees of the higher education institutions and the Student Support Services, a representative of the public and – last but not least – also students are members of the supervisory board in order to guide the activities of the Student Support Services.
The members of the supervisory board are elected every two years by the Rectorate, the Senate, the Student Parliament and the Staff Assembly.

General principles of corporate management
You can see our Corporate Governance Report for the year 2020 as a PDF file in german here.

Personal declaration by the members of the board of directors and the managing director in accordance with §17 KorruptionsbG term of office 2019-2021 as a PDF file in german.

Leadership guidelines and skills
You can get more information about our leadership guidelines and skills here.