The association

GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is legally registered as a non-profit association. The President is the acting executive for all association related legal purposes, directing and representing the association and conducting its business.

Board of Trustees

As a supervisory body the Board of Trustees advises and supervises the President. All affairs and arrangements of fundamental significance that exceed the ordinary course of business require the prior consent of the Board of Trustees.

General Meeting of members

Members of the association include universities and professional associations of the social sciences.

GESIS' Ombudsperson

Prof. Dr. Marita Jacob is GESIS' ombudsperson for good scientific practice and chairperson of the ethics committee.