Federal Association of Liberal Students Groups

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Federal Association of Liberal Students
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Formation December 17, 1987; 29 years ago (1987-12-17)
Location
Membership
64 groups
Chairman
Johannes Dallheimer
Website www.liberale-hochschulgruppen.de

The Federal Association of Liberal Students Groups (German: Bundesverband Liberaler Hochschulgruppen; short: LHG) is a student association in the Federal Republic of Germany supporting liberal political issues.

The LHG was founded in 1987, by a combination of 40 student groups, as a successor association of several liberal student associations, including the center-left Social Liberal Student Association (SLH), the Young Liberals Student Association (JuLi-Hochschulgruppen), and the Liberal Students' Initiative (LSI).[citation needed]

The LHG is the first comprehensive federal association of liberal students in Germany since the breakup of the Liberal Students' Alliance (LSD), once associated with the FDP in 1969.[citation needed]

The LHG is a full member of the European Liberal Youth (LYMEC), which itself is tied to the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party in the European Union.[1]

Consisting of currently 65 member groups, LHG is one of the largest German student association.[citation needed] Since its Mönchengladbach convention in January 2016, the federal chairman has been Johannes Dallheimer. [2]

Former chairpersons[edit]

  • Inka Goos-Richter (1987–89)
  • Peter Kuhlmeier (1989)
  • Lukas Werner (1989–91)
  • Beate Engelhardt (1991–92)
  • Christian Etzrodt (1992)
  • Bernd-Alfred Bartels (1992–94)
  • Knut Wuhler (1994–95)
  • Carl Sonnenschein (1995–96)
  • Gunnar Pietsch (1996–97)
  • Britta Paulekat (1997–1998)
  • Sandra von Münster (1998–2000)
  • Raoul Michael Koether (2000–02)
  • Marcel Luthe (2002–04)
  • Martin Hörig (2004–06)
  • Götz Galuba (2006–07)
  • Daniel George (2007–09)
  • Johannes Knewitz (2009–11)
  • Kristina Kämpfer (2011-12)
  • Josephine Dietzsch (2012-2014)
  • Julia Buschhorn (2014-2015)
  • Sascha Lucas (2015-2015)
  • Alexander Schopf (2015-2016)
  • Johannes Dallheimer (since 2016)

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