Andreas Degkwitz

Federal Chairman, German Library Association, Director University Library of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany


Prof. Dr. Andreas Degkwitz (born 1956 in Frankfurt/Main) is the Chief Librarian of the Humboldt University of Berlin and Honorary Professor for Information Science of Potsdam University for Applied Sciences. In the period of 2019 to 2021 he is the Chair of the German Library Association/Deutscher Bibliotheksverband (DBV). 2004 - 2011 he was the Chief-Information-Officer of the Brandenburg Technical University of Cottbus. 1998 – 2003 he was the deputy-director of the library of Potsdam University. 1991- 1998 he worked as a consultant for library affairs at the German Research Foundation.