Governance bodies

The governance bodies of the institute are the Board of Trustees, the Principal (Director) and the Scientific Advisory Board.

Board of Trustees

  • Dr. Tim Metje
    Saxon State Ministry of Science, Arts and Tourism
  • Almuth Draeger
    Vice Chairperson
    Federal Ministry for Housing, Urban Development and Building
  • Prof. Dr. Roswitha Böhm
    Dresden University of Technology
  • Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Wendelin Strubelt

Principal (Director)

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram (also Chair of Spatial Development and Transformation, TU Dresden)

Scientific Advisory Board

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörn Birkmann
    University of Stuttgart
    Institute of Spatial and Regional Planning
    Member 01/07/2017 (chairman since 08/2020)
  • Prof. Dr. Annika Mattissek
    Vice Chairperson
    University of Freiburg
    Institut für Umweltsozialwissenschaften und Geographie, Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsgeographie und Nachhaltige Entwicklung
    Member since 01/01/2018
  • Prof. Dr. Lars Bernard
    Technische Universität Dresden
    Chief Officer Digitalisation and Information
    Chair of Geoinformatics
    Member since 01/06/2019
  • Prof. Dr. Christine Fürst
    Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
    Chair of Sustainable Landscape Development
    Member since 01/06/2021
  • Prof. Dr. Izabela Mironowicz
    Politechnika Gdańska (Gdańsk University of Technology)
    Faculty of Architecture, Chair in Urban Design and Regional Planning
    Member since 01/06/2019
  • Prof. Dr. Merritt Polk
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Faculty of Social Science
    Head of Department der School of Global Studies
    Member since 01/07/2020
  • Prof. Dr. Holger Wallbaum
    Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg
    Chair of Sustainable Building
    Member since 01/06/2021
  • Prof. Dr. Eveline van Leeuwen
    Wageningen University & Research
    Department of Social Sciences
    Subdivision Urban Economics
    Member since 01/10/2021

The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development is jointly funded by the federal government and the federal states.

FS Sachsen

This measure is co-financed by tax funds on the basis of the budget approved by the Saxon State Parliament.