Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Jochen O. Ley

Head of Counselling Services. Short CV and contact.

Bild Jochen O. Ley


Unter den Linden 6
10117 Berlin
Room 1058 (personal messages)


  • Born and raised in North Rhine-Westfalia; first gen
  • Studies in German Literature, History, Education Science and Philosophy in Bochum and Berlin
  • Part-time and full-time employee of security companies
  • Master's degree at Technische Universität Berlin
  • Ph.D. in Ancient History at Technische Universität Berlin
  • Till 2007 freelance trainer and CEO (training, coaching, consulting)
  • Till 2009 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Public Relations
  • Till 2012 Project Manager, Academic Affairs
  • Till 2010 Commissioner for disabled students
  • Between July 2011 and December 2015 appointed as Commissioner for disabled students according to § 28a BerlHG
  • Since January 2013 Head of Counselling and Information Services
  • Till January 2016 appointed as acting Commissioner for disabled students
  • Between October 2018 and November 2021 appointed as Deputy Commissioner for disabled students
  • Between February 2021 and April 2022 Associate Chairman of task force "Seelisch gesund studieren"
  • Between July 2021 and March 2024 Chairman of the Commission barrier-free University
  • Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of History, Ancient History, at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


  • Winter semester 2012/13, together with Ulfert Oldewurtel: Die Flavier. Herrschaftsprogramm und Baupolitik
  • Summer semester 2013, together with Ulfert Oldewurtel: Augustus. Macht. Bilder
  • Winter semester 2014/15: Von der Republik zum Prinzipat
  • Summer semester 2016: Velleius Paterculus. Schreiben für Tiberius
  • Summer Semester 2018, together with Boris Witt: Kaiser, Tyrannen, Christenverfolger. Nero und Domitian im Vergleich
  • Winter Semester 2021/22: Von den Gracchen zu Augustus. Die Transformation der Republik.


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