Rainer Robra

State Minister, Minister for Culture, Head of the State Chancellery of Saxony-Anhalt

Born on 15 October 1951 in Nienhof



Secondary-school leaving certificate (Abitur) in Celle         

until 1977


Studied Law in Göttingen and Hamburg 



Second State Examination in Law

1979 – 1980


Judge in Hannover

since 1980


Public prosecutor in Celle



Senior public prosecutor

1986 – 1989


Advisor and later head of the criminal law division in the Ministry of Justice of Lower Saxony (1989)

1990 - 1994


State Secretary in the Ministry of Justice of Saxony-Anhalt



Solicitor in Magdeburg in own law firm

since May 2002


State Minister, Minister for Europe, Head of the State Chancellery of Saxony-Anhalt, member of the German Bundesrat

since May 2016


Minister for Culture of Saxony-Anhalt (in addition to other posts)



Married, three children, three grandchildren



Music (actively)

since 1993


Member of the CDU


Voluntary activities (selected):

- Chairman of the State Association for Crime Prevention and Resocialisation in Saxony-Anhalt
- Managing director and deputy chairman of the Foundation of the Constitutional State of Saxony-Anhalt