Dr. Horst Henrici, born 1969, studied law in Bremen, Würzburg and Thessaloniki.  He passed his first state exam in Würzburg. After completing his legal clerkship and the second state exam in Hamburg, he obtained his Juris Doctor.  In 2002 he worked as in-house legal counsel for the Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus, where he later became responsible for academic and student affairs and where he taught labor law until 2012. In 2005 he transferred to the Technische Universität Berlin where he was initially responsible for admissions and enrolment.  From 2009 to the end of 2014 he was the head of Department I - Student Services. 

Dr. Henrici is Chancellor of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar since his appointment on 1 January 2015.