HAW Hamburg's central administration is divided into administrative and service departments, as well as operational units. You can download the current organisational chart (in German only) here.

Organisational units from A-Z


Alumni Affairs

Campus Professional Development Programme

Centre for Migration Research and Integration Practice

Equal Opportunities

Evaluation, Quality Management and Accreditation Unit (EQA)

Facility Management

Finance and Accounting

First-Year Orientation Team

Graduate Centre

International Office

IT Service Centre (ITSC)

Legal Affairs Office

Libraries / University Information and Library Service (HIBS)


Media Relations and Communications

Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management Unit (AGU)

Office for Degree Courses and Teaching (ASD)

Personnel Department

Planning and Strategy

Research and Transfer


Start-ups Service

Student Admissions and Registration Office

Student Center
(International Office, SchulCampus, Student Admissions and Registration Office, First-Year Orientation Team and Student Counselling Office)

Student Counselling Office