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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees supports and monitors research at the BiB and advises the Institute in terms of research management.

It is composed of nine expert scientists, seven representatives of Federal Ministries and two representatives of the Länder. The members are appointed for a period of five years.


  • Prof. Dr. Claudia Diehl
    Chair for Microsociology, University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Anette Eva Fasang
    Chair for Microsociology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Karsten Hank
    Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Cologne, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Michaela Kreyenfeld
    Chair for Sociology, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lauterbach
    Chair of Socioscientific Education Research, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nauck
    Institute of Sociology, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Roland Rau
    Chair of Demography, University of Rostock, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. C. Katharina Spieß
    German Institute for Economic Research, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Ursula M. Staudinger (Chairwoman)
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, USA

Representatives of Federal Ministries and Federal States

  • Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (Vice Chairman)
  • Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
  • Federal Ministry of Finance
  • Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  • Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Federal Ministry of Health
  • Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
  • Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior and for Integration
  • Ministry for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalisation and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia

Representatives of the Federal States

  • Bavarian Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Transport
  • Ministry of Economics, Innovation, Digitalisation and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia

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