Dagmar Schipanski

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Dagmar Schipanski, Open Day in the Thuringian Parliament 2009
Schipanski at the CDU federal party conference 2014 in Cologne

Dagmar Elisabeth Schipanski (born September 3, 1943 in Sättelstädt ) is a German physicist , professor of electronics and politician ( CDU ).


After graduating from high school in 1962, Dagmar Schipanski studied applied physics at the Technical University of Magdeburg , became a qualified engineer in 1967 and was then assistant or senior assistant at the TH Ilmenau until 1985 . In 1976 she received her doctorate in the field of solid-state electronics . In 1985 she became a lecturer in Ilmenau and in 1990 a professor . Until 1993 she was dean of the faculty of electrical engineering and information technology at the institution that was elevated to a technical university in 1992, and in 1995/1996 rector of the TU Ilmenau. From 1996 to 1998 she was chairwoman of the Science Council of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1998 she was elected a member of the Leopoldina . She has been a member of the Academia Europaea since 2000 .

Dagmar Schipanski lives in Ilmenau . She is Protestant , married and has three children. Her son Tankred Schipanski has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2009 and is currently (2020) the digital policy spokesman for the CDU / CSU parliamentary group .


1999 Dagmar Schipanski was from the two Union parties CDU and CSU as a non-party candidate for the office of President of the Confederation set up (see German presidential election, 1999 ). After her defeat by Johannes Rau , she was Minister for Science, Research and Art in Thuringia in the Bernhard Vogel cabinet from summer 1999 to 2004 . In 2002 she was President of the Conference of Ministers of Education .

In 2000 she joined the CDU and was a member of the CDU Presidium until 2006. In the state election in 2004 , she was in the Thuringian state parliament elected and had 2004-2009 Landtag President . Since November 2006 she has been a member of the CDU's federal executive committee . From 2007 to 2009 she headed the CDU commission "New Federal States - State of German Unity". In the state elections in 2009 , she lost her mandate in the Thuringian state parliament.


She is an ambassador for the New Social Market Economy Initiative and a member of the Presidium of the Oskar Patzelt Foundation .



Web links

Commons : Dagmar Schipanski  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Dagmar Schipanski's membership entry at the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina , accessed on July 20, 2016.
  2. ↑ Directory of members: Dagmar Schipanski. Academia Europaea, accessed June 17, 2017 .
  3. Fr. Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dagmar Schipanski. Retrieved February 18, 2020 .
  4. Tankred Schipanski, Member of the Bundestag | Digital policy spokesman for the CDU / CSU parliamentary group. Retrieved on February 18, 2020 (German).
  5. Fr. Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dagmar Schipanski. Retrieved February 18, 2020 .
  6. Prof. Dr.-Ing.Dagmar Schipanski. March 15, 2013, accessed February 18, 2020 .
  7. https://www.krebshilfe.de/spenden-aktiv-haben/spenden-service/mildred-scheel-foerderkreis/ Press release from December 19, 2017, accessed December 21, 2017}
  8. ^ Board of Trustees - Fraunhofer IDMT. Retrieved February 18, 2020 .
  9. http://www.dagmar-schipanski.de/
  10. http://www.taz.de/index.php?id=archivseite&dig=2005/07/29/a0247
  11. ^ Members of the Luther Foundation's Board of Trustees
  12. ^ Studienkolleg zu Berlin: Rector ( Memento from February 16, 2011 in the Internet Archive ).
  13. http://www.academia-net.de/profil/prof-dr-dr-hc-dagmar-schipanski/1028213
  14. http://idw-online.de/de/news358881