Carsten Schröder is Vice President of Münster University of Applied Sciences and Managing Director of TAFH Münster GmbH.
Carsten Schröder studied economic geography at the University of Osnabrück. He started his professional career as a consultant for imug Beratungsgesellschaft für sozial-ökologische Innovationen mbH in Hanover. He then worked as a research assistant and, from 2003, as acting head of the transfer office at Münster University of Applied Sciences. Since 2004, Carsten Schröder has been founder and managing director of TAFH Münster GmbH and, since 2018, vice-president of Münster University of Applied Sciences, currently for cooperation, innovation and marketing. He represents the interests of FH and TAFH through various board, supervisory board and advisory board functions at companies/institutions, is a member of the REACH Executive Board and is currently also taking over the management of three start-ups from the university. Carsten Schröder works internationally, for example as a member of the International Advisory Board of the University of Nepal or as a coach for Chilean higher education institutions.