Vita von Prof. Dr. phil. Siegfried Gronert
Studied at the Werkkunstschule Krefeld (Krefeld Arts College), which he left with the qualification of Industrial Designer; studied Art History and Theatre, Film and Television Studies and also Philosophy at Cologne University and University College in London. Doctorate (degree of Dr. phil.) at Cologne University.
From 1982 to 1993 lecturer in the Design Department of Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences and at the Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar (Saar University of Art and Design) in Saarbrücken. Since 1993, Professor of the History and Theory of Design at Bauhaus-University Weimar; director of the Michel Archive (DDR); creation of the post-graduate study course in Art and Design / Fine Art, leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); president of the German Society for Design History (GfDg).