Vice-Rector Prof. Sabine Brück-Dürkop Copyright: © Martin Braun


Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing.

Sabine Brück-Dürkop


Vice-Rector for Human Resources Management and Development


Building 101

Room 050

Templergraben 55

52062 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 94002
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92102


The Vice-Rector for Human Resources Management and Development is responsible for implementing measures that are part of the Human Resources Development Concept and Promotion of Young Professionals, taking equal opportunities and diversity into consideration. This includes responsibility for the sustainable establishment of family-friendly work and research structures. When it comes to embedding gender and diversity in University institutions, she receives support from the Rector's Staff Unit – IGaD (Integration Team – Human Resources, Gender and Diversity Management.

As the RWTH Appointment Officer, she is also responsible for quality assurance and equal opportunities in appointment procedures.


Curriculum Vitae

Academic Degrees
1991 to 1997 Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Diplom degree, Examiner: Professor Karl-Heinz Schmitz
1989 to 1991 University of Cologne
1987 to 1989 University of Münster
Business Administration
Since 2021 Vice-Rector for Human Resources Management and Development, RWTH Aachen University
2019 to 2021 Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University
2014 to 2018 Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University
Since 2012 Partner
Brück-Dürkop Architekten PartGmbH, Köln
Since 2008 Professor, Chair for Building Planning
Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University

2007 to 2012

B | AP Brück Architekten Projektsteuerer, Köln, Erfurt
2001 to 2007 Managing Partner
Kirchmeier & Brück Architekten Planungsgesellschaft mbH, Weimar
Since 2001 Architect
Member of the Chamber of Architects, Thuringia, seit 2007
Member of the NRW Chamber of Architects
2001 to 2003 Research Assistant, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Chair of Housing, Professor Walter Stamm-Teske
1999 to 2001 Research Assistant, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Chair of Building Typologies II, Professor Karl-Heinz Schmitz
1999 Freelancer: Architectural agency Prof. Schmitz/ Prof. Barz-Malfatti
Competition: Extension of the Anna Amalia Library
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Studies
1997 to 1999 Freelancer
MEDIASTADT, Prof. Wolfgang Christ
1998 Teaching Assignment at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar,
Chair of Urban Design, Professor Wolfgang Christ
1997 to 1998

Contract for Work and Services, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Development of an English-language cross-faculty couIse of study:
“International Integrated Architectonic Studies” (IIAS)

Professional Activities and Memberships
2020 Profile building activities (including in collaboration with the dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering):
Pooling of mutually relevant topics of the faculties of architecture and civil engineering, resulting in expert studies such as RWTH: Built & Lived Environment (BLE).
Successful submission of a project proposal with the NRW Ministry of Culture and Science (1st phase, the decision on the final project proposal is still pending)
2019 Conceptual work for the structural change process in the Rhenish mining area (in collaboration with Faculties 8 and 9)
Result: REVIERa platform, development headed by Prof. Agnes Förster
2016 Conceptual development for and introduction of the Annual Exposition of the Faculty of Architecture, together with Prof. Alexander Markschies and Prof. Anne Julchen Bernhardt
2014 to 2018 Chair of the PR & Corporate Identity Committee
2010 to 2012 Chair of the Board of Examiners of the Faculty of Architecture
2008 to 2010 Rectorate's Committee: Advisory Board for the Use of Teaching & Learning Funds
2008 to 2010

Budget Committee, tasks included development of a new performance-based budget model for the Faculty of Architecture (in collaboration with professors Christian Raabe and Martin Trautz)

Other Activities
1999 to 2008 PlanBAR GmbH, Weimar
1998 Au Pair in Paris
1986 to 1989 Marie-Curie Gymnasium Düsseldorf, Abitur/University Entrance Qualification, 1986
1973 to 1986 Clara Schumann Musikschule Düsseldorf, Piano
Buildings & Projects:
A Selection
(until completion)

Dining hall, Meiningen and Building for the Collection of the Police Academy, Meiningen, 2002; Gefahrenabwehrzentrum Suhl-Zella-Mehlis, 2004; Services Center, Stadtwirtschaft Weimar, 2005; Nietzsche Center, Naumburg, 2010; TU Ilmenau, interior extension, 2010; Justizvollzugsanstalt Gräfentonna, 2006; E.ON Thüringer Energie AG Erfurt, interior design, 2009; TU Ilmenau, interior design, 2011; KITA St. Hildegard, Leverkusen (ongoing), 2022

Project Coordination
(until completion)
Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Berlin, 2016; Klosterwall Hamburg, 2019;
Kö-Bogen II, 2020; Haus der Kirche, Katholische Kirche Köln, Nippes, 2022
Born in 1967 in Düsseldorf. Married to Andreas Dürkop, two children.
Hobbies: Architecture, art, music (classical music, jazz, new classical music), cooking, swimming, biking