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Members of the German Data Forum (RatSWD) in its Sixth Appointment Period (July 2017 – July 2020)

The German Data Forum (RatSWD) was established by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in accordance with all federal government departments in 2004. It superseded the founding committee of the German Data Forum and continued its activities. The German Data Forum is an independent council of empirical researchers from universities, university-level institutions, and institutions of independent scientific research as well as representatives from important data producers in Germany. It consists of sixteen members. The members for the German Data Forum’s 6th appointment period period were appointed in July 2017.

Representatives of the Empirical Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences

Porträt Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, Ph.D

Professor of Empirical Economics, Institute of Economic Research, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Porträt Prof. Dr. Cordula Artelt

Professor of Educational Research, University of Bamberg
Director of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi)

Porträt Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer

Professor of Economics, Ruhr University of Bochum
Vice-President of the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

Prof. Dr. Michael Eid

Professor für Methoden und Evaluation, Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft und Psychologie, Freie Universität Berlin

Porträt Prof. Dr. Anja Göritz

Professor of Occupational and Consumer Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Monika Jungbauer-Gans

Chair of the German Data Forum
German Centre for Research on Higher Education and Science Studies (DZHW) - Chair
Scientific Director of the German Centre for Research on Higher Education and Science Studies (DZHW)
Professor for Empirical Research on Higher Education and Science Studies, University of Hannover

Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig

Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)
Director of the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at DIW Berlin
Member of the Executive Board of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Professor of Empirical Social Structure Analysis, Free University Berlin

Porträt Prof. Dr. Kai Maaz

Professor für Soziologie, Schwerpunkt: Bildungssysteme und Gesellschaft, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main
Direktor der Abteilung Struktur und Steuerung des Bildungswesens am Deutschen Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung (DIPF)

Representatives of Data Production

Prof. Stefan Bender

Head of the Research Data and Service Center of Deutsche Bundesbank

Porträt Heike Habla

Federal Statistical Office
Head of National Coordination, Programme Planning

Porträt Hans-Josef Fischer

Statistical Offices of the "Länder"
President of IT.NRW (Landesbetriebe Information und Technik Nordrhein-Westfalen)

Porträt Dr. Cornelia Lange

Robert Koch Institute
Department of Epidemiology and Health Monitoring and Head of the division Health Behaviour

Sabine Ohsmann

German Pension Insurance
Department Research and Development at the German Pension Insurance

Porträt Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schupp

Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) - Vice-Chair
Professor of Sociology, Free University Berlin
Vice-Director of SOEP at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Prof. Dr. Mark Trappmann

Federal Employment Agency
Head of Research Department “Labour Market and Social Security” (PASS), Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Professor of Sociology, especially Survey Methodology, University of Bamberg

Dr. Heike Wirth

GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
Department Monitoring Society and Social Change
Head of the German Microdata Lab (GML)

Guests

Eckart Hohmann
Former President of the State Statistical Office of Hesse

Dr. Eckard Kämper
German Research Foundation (DFG), Programme Director Humanities and Social Sciences 2: Social and Behavioural Sciences

Dr. Maike Koops
Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Desk Officer in the Department Humanities, Social and Cultural Sciences, Academies, Research Museums

Bertram Raum
Expert for Data Protection Law

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Rockmann
Institute for School Quality at the FU Berlin; Vice State Returning Officer for Berlin

Prof. Dr. Jörg Strübing
Professor of Sociology with a Focus on Qualitative Methods at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

Dr. Monika Wächter
German Aerospace Center (DLR) – Project Management Agency, Desk Officer in the Department Humanities and Social Sciences, Division Research Infrastructures and Structure Formation