Katrin Dircksen is the Secretary General of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU). Before, she was working in Collaborative Research Center on Symbolic Communication. In her current role, Katrin is in charge of the day-to-day management of the foundation ECIU. She is supporting the ECIU Executive Board, consisting of the Rectors and presidents of the 14 ECIU members and closely collaborating with the ECIU Brussels office. Katrin is responsible for the overall coordination of the ECIU activities, committees and groups and engaged in a couple of European Projects.