Board of Trustees

Directorate

The directorate is responsible for ensuring that all business is conducted in compliance with the Articles of Association and advises the Institute's director in academic and organisational matters.

Professor Karl Schmitt, chairman
Professor Hermann Avenarius, vice chairperson
Professor Jakob Rösel
Professor Andreas Mehler

Trustees

The Institute's trustees – all of them university professors in Germany or abroad – are mostly students of Bergstraesser School of political science. The trustees functions include critical support for the Institute's work, internal auditing of the Institute's accomplishments and providing input in the planning of the Institute's research programme. A research committee provides support and guidance for ongoing research activities.

The trustees include:

Professor Hermann Avenarius, Frankfurt
Professor Günter Behrmann, Potsdam
Professor Manuela Boatca, Leipzig
Professor Yves Bizeul, Rostock
Professor Claudia Derichs, Marburg
Professor Jörn Dosch, Rostock
Professor Ulrich Eith, Freiburg
Professor Ulf Engel, Leipzig
Professor Michael Fremerey, Kassel
Professor Wolfgang Gessenharter, Hamburg
Professor Carsten Giersch, Berlin
Professor Theodor Hanf, Freiburg
Professor Christof Hartmann, Duisburg-Essen
Professor Wolfgang Jäger, Freiburg
Professor Gottfried-Karl Kindermann, Munich
Professor Krisztina Kis-Katos, Göttingen
Professor Christioph Marx, Duisburg-Essen
Professor Hans Maier, Munich
Professor Gerd Mielke, Mainz
Professor Hans-Otto Mühleisen, Augsburg
Professor Dieter Oberndörfer, Rostock (honorary chairman)
Professor Anika Oetller, Marburg
Professor Jakob Rösel, Rostock
Professor Jürgen Rüland, Freiburg
Professor Hans-Jürgen Schiewer, Freiburg
Professor Siegmar Schmidt, Koblenz-Landau
Professor Karl Schmitt, Jena
Professor Mathias Schmitz, Regensburg
Professor  Kirsten Schulze, London
Professor Gesine Schwan, Frankfurt/Oder
ProfessorHans-Peter Schwarz, Munich
Professor Uwe Skoda, Aarhus
Professor Alexander Stroh, Bayreuth
PD Christian Wagner, Berlin
Professor. Heribert Weiland, Freiburg
Professor Nikolaus Werz, Rostock
Professor Jürgen H. Wolff, Bochum