Wartburg - Sämngersaal - Foto: A. Nestler

Advisory council of the Wartburg Castle Foundation in Eisenach

The foundation is managed by the advisory council. The council advises and decides on all matters concerning the foundation except for those assigned to the Castellan through articles of association, rules of procedure or a resolution of the advisory council.


In accordance with its charter, the advisory council consists of:

the Thuringian Minister for Education, Science and Culture or a special representative appointed by him/her,

the Thuringian Finance Minister or a special representative appointed by him/her,

the Bishop of the Protestant Church in central Germany,

the head of the Wartburg district authority,

a representative appointed by Wartburg district council,


the Mayor of Eisenach,

a representative appointed by Eisenach town council,

the President of the Thuringian State Office for Heritage Management and Archaeology,

a representative from the family that once owned the castle, appointed by the head of the family.

Current members:


Thüringer Staatskanzlei,
Minister Prof. Dr. Benjamin-Immanuel Hoff

Wartburgstadt Eisenach,
Oberbürgermeisterin Katja Wolf

Oberhaupt des Hauses Sachsen-Weimar,
Michael, Prinz von Sachsen-Weimar und Eisenach

Wartburgkreis, Landrat Reinhard Krebs

Thüringer Finanzministerium, Ministerin Heike Taubert

Evangelische Kirche in Mitteldeutschland,
Landesbischöfin Ilse Junkermann

Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie,
Präsident PD Dr. habil. Sven Ostritz

Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Mihla und Creuzburg,
Karola Hunstock

Wartburgstadt Eisenach / Stadtrat, Raymond Walk

Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien (BKM),
Dr. Sebastian Saad

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