Honoured members

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Kleinkauf, former Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering, co-founder of SMA, founder of the Institute for Solar Energy Supply Technology (ISET - later IWES), recipient of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Dr. Karl Branner †, former Lord Mayor of the City of Kassel.
  • Prof. Dr. hc. Ludwig Georg Braun, B. Braun Melsungen AG, President of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • Hans Eichel, former Lord Mayor of the City of Kassel, former Minister President of the State of Hesse, former Federal Minister of Finance, Member of the Bundestag
  • Prof. Dr. Ludwig von Friedeburg †, GfD of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Frankfurt, former Minister of Education of the State of Hesse
  • Dipl.-Ing. Helmut Karpinski †, Daimler-Benz AG, Kassel plant
  • Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Theodor Pfeiffer †, architect
  • Prof. Dr. jur. Georg Wannagat †, President of the Federal Social Court (ret.)
  • Dr.-Ing. E. h. Günther Cramer †, Chief Executive Officer SMA Technologie AG
  • Prof. Dr. h.c. Heinz Fehr †, Johannes Fehr GmbH & Co. KG
  • Anneliese Hartleb †, Journalist
  • Traudl Herrhausen
  • Hans Krollmann †, former Minister of State
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. rer. pol. Rainer Ludewig
  • Alfred Schmidt, former Minister of State
  • Klaus Dieter Trayser, Plansecur Kassel
  • Dr. Burghard Vilmar †, State Secretary (ret.), District President Kassel (ret.)
  • Alfred Röver, businessman, Chairman of the German-Asian Society Kassel e.V.
  • Harold Becker, Managing Director of Paritätischer Hessen
  • Willi Becker, Savings Bank Director (ret.)
  • Dipl.-Kfm. Dieter Beuermann, Managing Director of the Kassel Student Union (ret.)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Fenge, Hermanns AVC Bau GmbH & Co KG
  • Dr. Walter Giesler †, Managing Director of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (ret.)
  • Anneliese Hartleb †, Journalist
  • Dipl.-Ing. Heinz-Gert Lemke, Siemens AG, Regional Branch Kassel
  • Diplom-Volksw. Nikolaus Schuchhardt †, former Managing Director of the Kassel Chamber of Skilled Crafts and Small Businesses
  • Klaus Tümmler †, Ltd. director of the school district (ret.), church councilor

Faculty of Human Sciences

  • Prof. Dr. h. c. Ernst Federn †, honored in 2001
  • Dr. h. c. Jonathan Fox, honored in 2008
  • Dr. h. c. Ralph Giordano †, honored in 1990
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Hartmut von Hentig, honored in 2004 Prof.
  • Dr. Dr. h. c. Wolfgang Klafki †, honored in 2004
  • Dr. h.c. Werner Simpfendörfer, †, honored in 1985

Faculty of Humanities

  • Dr. Jost Hermand, honored in 2010 (formerly: Language and Literature Studies)
  • Dr. Dr. h. c. Hans Joachim Schäfer, honored in 2000

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Dr. h. c. Ludwig Denecke †, Ehrung im Jahr 1985
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Werner Eck, honored in 2007
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Fritz Fischer, honored in 1988
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. phil. h.c. Robert Rollinger, honored in 2023
  • Dr. h. c. Juan Somavia, honored in 2009

Fulty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Planning

  • Prof. Dr. -Ing. Dr. E. h. Herbert Ehm, honored in 1999
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Pehnt, honored in 2014

Faculty of Economics and Management

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Hans Albert, honored in 2000
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Ota Sik †, honored in 1989
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. phil. h. c. Karl Wilhelm Stratmann †, honored in 1996 (formerly Vocational Education)
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. phil. h. c. Günter Wiemann †, honored in 1988 (formerly Vocational Education)
  • Dr. h. c. Matthias von Wulffen, honored in 2007

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Peter Brix †, honored in 1996
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Volker Dose, honored in 1996
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Walter Franz †, honored in 1983
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Gerhard Frey, honored in 1999 (formerly Mathematics/Computer Science)
  • Prof. Horst Schmidt-Böcking, honored in 2018

Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. E. h. Hugo Bachmann, honored in 2001
  • Dr. Dr. E. h. Wilhelm von der Emde, honored in 1992
  • Prof. Dr. E.H. Man-Chung Tang, honored in 2001
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. E. H. Joost Walraven, honored in 2009
  • Prof. Dr. E. h. Anton Weißenbach, honored in 2001

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. E.h. Eckard Macherauch, honored in 1986

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

  • Dr. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Gerd Dobmann, honored in 2005
  • Dr.-Ing. E. h. Günther Cramer †, honored in 2014
  • Dr.-Ing. E. h. Aloys Wobben, honored in 2006