Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carsten Busch
  Rufnummer: +49 30 5019 2800
Campus Treskowallee
TA Gebäude C, Raum 525
Treskowallee 8
10318 Berlin
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Carsten Busch studied computer science at TU Berlin. In his doctorate he investigated metaphors in computer science. In 1995 he took up a position as a research assistant and university planner at the Universität der Künste Berlin. Carsten Busch has lectured at many universities, including as a visiting professor in Poznan and Moscow. From 2002 to 2019 he was also a Managing Partner of the Institut für Marken und Medien (Institute of Brands and Media). In 2006 Carsten Busch was appointed as a professor for the International Media and Computing study programme at HTW Berlin, where he also took over as the Director of the Creative Media research group. He has been the President of HTW Berlin since April 2019.


  • Chairperson of the University Board
  • Structural and development planning
  • Appointment and performance appraisal of staff
  • Quality management coordination
  • Strategic controlling
  • Communication, marketing and PR
  • Alumni activities
  • Equal opportunities and gender mainstreaming
  • Represents HTW Berlin in matters concerning the State of Berlin and within the German Rectors’ Conference at both the federal state and national level
  • Functions as the supervisor for HTW Berlin's professors
  • Represents the University Board in matters involving the University Council, the Development and Planning Committee as well as the Board of Trustees
  • Coordination of university development projects