Board 2016


Karim Abada President of TICS

Political Science (major) and History (minor)

6th/3rd semester

“Climate change is real, it is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating” ― Leonardo Di Caprio

The world of MUN has largely helped me be the person I am today, and I want to allow more people to discover this amazing world and wonderful hobby.

Felix Daase Vice-President and Conference Manager

Political Science (major) and Public Law (minor)

2nd semester

“If the consent of the citizens is required in order to decide that war should be declared nothing is more natural than that they would be very cautious in commencing such a poor game, decreeing for themselves all the calamities of war.“ ― Immanuel Kant

In international crisis, nothing is as simple and unambiguous as it seems. Different actors have different intentions. The great challenge all delegates will face during TICS 2016 will be to push towards actual collaboration. We are working to provide you the perfect frame to do so.

Laura Hanneken Head of ExCom

International Economics

2nd semester

“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that its an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” ― Rahm Emanuel

Charming city of Tübingen meets dedicated international MUN lovers  cant wait for the outcome!

Simon Kuss Treasurer / StuRa-Liaison

International Business Administration

2nd semester

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ― John F. Kennedy

To be committed in the MUN-Department is on the one hand really fun, but on the other hand you also challenge and fulfil yourself through accomplishing new and amazing tasks. A great opportunity to meet new people and create something incredibly wonderful.

Giulianna Maendle Hospitality Manager / Chief of Protocol

Political Science (major) and History (minor)

2nd/3rd semester

“We cannot justify opening the Arctic to drilling when the Arctic is a poster child for climate change.”  Sylvia Earle

 I participated at SiONU in Rio de Janeiro Brazil and was also invited to be part of the organization team, one of the biggest MUNs in Brazil. But as I moved, I couldnt be part of it. The curiosity and interest took part of me again and now Im part of TICS, learning more every day.

Nele Anders University Liaison

Political Science (major) and Anglistic (minor)

2nd semester

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” ― Martin Luther King

Tuebingen inspired me to be part of this amazing team and actively engage in MUNs. Let Tuebingen inspire you.

Elizabeth Hofmann Logistics Manager

Political Sciences (Major) and Public Law (Minor)

2th semester

“Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that is humanly possible.” ― Hannah Arendt

Being a part of this team is a fun and wonderful experience. By organizing the Crisis Simulation I hope to promote the intercultural exchange!

Franciska Baur Chief of Public Relations and Communications / Legal officer


7th semester

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can choose to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela

I am part of this board to create unforgettable memories and widen my horizon through the exchange with amazing people.

Maurice Thaidigsmann Head of Information Technology Services / International & Foreign Relations Coordinator

Political Science (major) and Public Law (minor)

7th semester

“No matter what time it is, wake me, even if its in the middle of a Cabinet meeting.” ― Ronald Reagan

A normal Model United Nations Conference is highly intense, but still rather static. A Crisis Simulation gives you more freedoms, but makes everything so much more complex and intense! Love it!

Phoung Khanh Nguyen Sponsorhips and Partnerships Manager

7th semester

Earth provides enough to satisfy every mans need, but not every mans greed.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

I am very happy and thrilled to be part of the board for the first TICS taking place this year. I hope that you take the chance as well and experience the beauty of a Crisis Simulation.

Sophia Giel Socials Manager


2nd semester

“God is indeed a jealous god  He cannot bear to see that we had rather not with him but with each other play.” ― Emily Dickinson

To understand the conflicts in the world you have to understand the intention of states. To understand the intentions you have to be the state. It promotes international appreciation.

Further Members:

Jonathan Rößler Fundraising

Political Science (major) and Public Law (minor)

2nd semester

You wouldnt abandon ship in a storm just because you couldnt control the winds.” ― Thomas More, Utopia

World politics meet the placid town of Tübingen. Slip into a role of power and strain and watch your horizons expand!

Franziska Bopp Conference Equipment


2nd Semester

Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

Since I did not know a lot about MUNs at the beginning of my studies I am very happy to be part of the board of TICS 2016. I got to know a world that was completely new to me and I hope that lots of people do so during this crisis simulation.

Lisa Löffler – Public Relations and Fundraising


Political Sciences and

4th Semester

“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi

After having an amazing time in the Board of TICS 2016 I am excited to do my very best again to guarantee an outstanding conference here in Tuebingen.

Maren Reitler Public Relations

Media Studies (major) and Cultural/Social Anthropology (minor)

2nd semester

There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.” ― Plato

I can’t wait for TICS to start, have an unforgettable time with you all and talk about some really serious problems.

Christin Heinz-Fischer Socials