The Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board monitors and gives advice on the association’s long-term development and assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its functions in accordance with the recommendations issued by the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft senate. It is elected by the Board of Trustees.

The Scientific Advisory Board's internal rules of procedure (2.1 MB)

Prof. Dr. Josef Brüderl

Ludwig-Maximilians-University München
Institute for Sociology
Konradstr. 6
80801 München

Phone: 0049 (0)89-2180 6416
E-Mail: josef.bruederl(at)soziologie.uni-muenchen(dot)de

Prof. Dr. Eldad Davidov

University of Cologne
Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Sociology and Social Psychology
50923 Cologne 

Phone: 0049 (0)221-470 3614
E-Mail: e.davidov(at)uni-koeln(dot)de

Prof. Dr. Peter FaragoE-Mail: pefar(at)bluewin(dot)ch 

Prof. Jessica Fortin-Rittberger, PhD

University Salzburg
Political Science and Sociology
Department of Political Science
Rudolfskai 42
A-5020 Salzburg, Austria

Phone: 0043 (0)662-8044 6609
Fax: 0043 (0)662-8044 166
E-Mail: jessica.fortin-rittberger(at)


Prof. Dr. Annette JäckleInstitute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Essex, CO4 3SQ UK
Phone: 0044 (0)1206-873896
E-Mail: aejack(at)

Dr. Lilli Japec

Statistics Sweden
P.O. Box 24300
10451 Stockholm, Sweden

Phone: 0046 (0)10-479 4000
E-Mail: lilli.japec(at)scb(dot)se
Prof. Kristina Lerman, Ph.D.USC Information Sciences Institute
4676 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6611
Phone: 001 310-448 8714
E-Mail: lerman(at)isi(dot)edu

Prof. Dr. Marc Rittberger

Deputy Executive Director German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)
Schloßstraße 29
60486 Frankfurt/Main

Phone: 0049 (0)69-2470 8327
Fax: 0049 (0)69-2470 8444
E-Mail: rittberger(at)dipf(dot)de

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Schmitt-BeckChair for Political Sciences I - Political Sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences
University Mannheim
A5, 6
68131 Mannheim
Phone: 0049 (0)621-181 2062
Fax: 0049 (0)621-181 2067
E-Mail: schmitt-beck(at)uni-mannheim(dot)de

Prof. Dr. Christa Womser-Hacker
Vice Chairman

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim
Institut für Informationswissenschaft und Sprachtechnologie
Universitätsplatz 1
31141 Hildesheim

Phone: 0049 (0)5121-883 833
E-Mail: womser(at)uni-hildesheim(dot)de