Marc H. Scholl

Prof. Dr. Marc H. Scholl

Professor of Computer Science

Areas of Interest

  • Database Systems Architecture and Implementation
  • Data Models
  • Database (Query) Languages and Query Optimization
  • Data Stream Processing
  • Interaction between Database and Programming Languages
  • Object-Oriented and XML Databases

Scientific Career


  • Since 1994: Full Professor at University of Konstanz
  • 1992-1994: Associate Professor (C3) at University of Ulm
  • 1989-1992: Assistant Professor (Oberassistent) at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Institute for Information Systems, Dept. of Computer Science
  • 1983-1989: Teaching Assistant at Technical University of Darmstadt, Dept. of Computer Science


  • 1988: PhD Degree (Dr.-Ing.) from TU Darmstadt in Computer Science
  • 1982: MSc Degree (Dipl.-Inform.) from TU Darmstadt in Computer Science

(Selected) Professional Activities

Services at U Konstanz

  • since 04/2019: Vice President (Prorektor) Information and Communication Technology / Chief Information Officer (CIO) 
  • since 12/2012: Chief Information Officer (CIO, "IT-Verantwortlicher") University of Konstanz
  • 04/1998 - 09/2004: Vice President (Prorektor) University of Konstanz


  • several scientific societies and their subgroups (ACM, IEEE CS, GI)
  • EDBT association, executive board (since 2004, President 2004-2012)

Scientific Committees

  • program committee member of many major international and national conferences
  • reviewer for major international and national journals and funding bodies
  • General Chair of the 2006 edition of the International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT'06), Munich, Germany
  • General Chair of the IFIP WG 2.6 International Conference on Semantics of a Networked World, Munich, Germany

Other Activities

  • Co-founder of a spin-off company, BaseX GmbH, Konstanz, on the basis of the OpenSource BaseX XML DBMS 
  • Founding Editor of, an Open Access Publication platform for scientific conference proceedings