Vice-President for Research

Prof. Dr. Matthias Knaut
 Rufnummer: +49 30 5019-2820
Campus Treskowallee
TA Gebäude C, Raum 530
Treskowallee 8
10318 Berlin

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Prof. Dr. Matthias Knaut studied pre- and early history at Freie Universität Berlin and completed his doctorate at Philipps-Universität Marburg. After working as a research consultant at the Baden-Württemberg monument preservation agency for many years, Matthias Knaut was appointed Professor for the Restoration of Archaeological Objects of Cultural Value at HTW Berlin in 1993. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Conservation-Restoration/Field Archaeology study programme. In 2003 he became the Dean of the School of Design and Culture, an office which he held for a total of four times. Since 1 October 2010, Matthias Knaut has been the Vice-President for Research at HTW Berlin.


The duties of the Vice-President for research include research and development, the advancement of young researchers, research cooperation partnerships, technology and knowledge transfer, international academic affairs/internationalisation and quality management in the area of applied research and development. The Vice-President for Research represents the University Board in matters involving the Committee for Research and Junior Academic Staff of the University Council.

The Vice-President for Research is responsible for:

  • Cooperation Centre for Applied Sciences