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Governing Bodies

Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Trustees

Governing Bodies

Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Viola Angelini, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Richard Blundell, University College London, United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Hans Fehr, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany

Prof. Dr. Elias Felten, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria

Prof. Dr. Kristina Koldinská, Univerzita Karlova, Czech Republic

Prof. Dr. Stephan Rixen, University of Cologne, Germany

Prof. Dr. Sophie Robin-Olivier, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Prof. Dr. Margarete Schuler-Harms, Helmut Schmidt Universität, Germany



Board of Trustees

Dr. Marc Beise, Head of "Economy and Finance", Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich

Dr. Joachim Breuer, President of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and former Chief Executive Officer of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), Berlin

Dr. Daniel Deckers, Political Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main

Georg Fischer, Director Social Affairs, DG for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission, ret., Brussels

Prof. Dr. Herbert Henzler, Herbert Henzler Beratungs- und Beteiligungs GmbH, Grünwald

Dr. Joachim Lemppenau †, Chairman of voestelalpine AG

Dr. Doris Pfeiffer, Chair of the Board, GKV-Spitzenverband, Berlin

Dr. Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy, OECD, Paris

Gundula Roßbach, President of the German Pension Insurance Association, Berlin

Prof. Dr. Franz Ruland, Chair of the German Social Advisory Council, ret., Munich

Dr. Rainer Schlegel, President of the German Federal Social Court, Kassel

Research Reports

Research Reports


Opportunities and Limits of Municipal Education Policy


The German education landscape consists of a variety of formal and non-formal education opportunities. However, this is precisely where the problem often lies, as it is not easy to keep track of who is responsible for what and when. The provision of…

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