At the end of the 1970s, Wilfried Müller was appointed to the University of Bremen as Professor of Social Scientific Technology Research. Before that he studied and obtained his doctorate in Kiel and Hamburg. From 1997 to 2002, he held the post of Vice President for Teaching and Learning. From 2002, Müller led the University for ten years as its President. He completed his term in 2012 with the University‘s success in the Excellence Initiative. Since his retirement, Müller has been working as a consultant in the field of applied social research and higher education.