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Professor Dr. Peter Strohschneider

President of the DFG

Prof. Dr. Peter Strohschneider
Prof. Dr. Peter Strohschneider
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Born 1955 in Stuttgart
married, three children

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Curriculum Vitae

1975 - 1982
Studies in German Philology, Law, History, Sociology and Political Sciences, University of Munich
1982
Teaching qualification for secondary schools
1984
Doctorate in Medieval German Literature, University of Munich
1991
Habilitation in Medieval and Early Modern German Language and Literature, University of Munich
1992 - 2002
Chair of German Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Dresden University of Technology
2001
Chair of German Medieval Studies, University of Tübingen (declined)
Since 2002
Professor, Chair of German Medieval Studies, University of Munich
2008
Chair of German Medieval Studies, Freie Universität Berlin (declined)

Professional Affiliations

1996 - 2002
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Saxon State and University Library Dresden
1997 - 1999
Second Spokesman of the Collaborative Research Centre „Institutionality and Historicity“, Dresden University of Technology
2000 - 2002
Spokesman of the European Doctorate Program „Institutional Systems, Scripture, and Symbols“, Dresden University of Technology and École Pratique des Hautes Études (IVe Section), Paris
2001 - 2004
Member of the Executive Board of the German Confederation of German Scholars
2003 - 2011
Member of the Collaborative Research Centre 573 „Pluralization and Authority in Early Modern History (15th-17th Century)“, University of Munich
2004 - 2006
Initiator and Spokesman of the International Doctorate Program „Premodern Textuality“, University of Munich
2005 - 2011
Member of the Wissenschaftsrat (German Sciences and Humanities Council) and as of 2006 Chairman of the Wissenschaftsrat
Since 2008
Member of the Jury for the „Universitas-Prize for Science Journalism“ of the Hanns Martin Schleyer-Foundation
Since 2010
Member of the Board of Trustees of the German Museum, Munich
Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI), Essen, membership is suspended 2019 inclusively
Since 2011
Member of the Selection Committee of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation for the Allocation of the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship - International Award for Research in Germany
2011 - 2012
Member of the Foundation Council of the Georg-August-University Göttingen
Since 2011
Member of the Jury for the Leading-Edge Cluster Competition of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
2012
Member of the International Consulting Committee of the National Research Foundation of Korea
2012 - 2016
Chair of the Jury for the „Academy Prize of Rhineland-Palatinate”
(Academy of Sciences and Literature Mayence)
Since 2013
President of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
Member of the Advisory Scientific Council of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation
Member of the Jury for the Georg von Holtzbrinck Prize for Science Journalism
Since 2014
Chair of the Expert Commission for the Elite Network of Bavaria, chair is suspended 2019 inclusively
Since 2015
Chair of the Baden - Württemberg Expert Council on Strengthening Small Academic Disciplines, chair is suspended 2019 inclusively

Scholarships, Awards

1977 - 1982
Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
(Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
1989 - 1991
Habilitation Scholarship of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
1992
Annual Prize of the University of Munich
2001
Visiting Professor at the École Pratique des Hautes Études
(IVe Section: Sciences historiques et philologiques), Paris
Since 2010
Ordinary Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences
2010
Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
2011 - 2012
Senior Research Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) of the University of Freiburg
2012
Dagmar Westberg-Visiting Professorship for the Humanities, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Since 2012
Ordinary Member of the Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea
Since 2013
Ordinary Member of the Academia Europaea. The Academy of Europe
Ordinary Member of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering
Since 2014
Ordinary Member of the Leopoldina – German National Academy of Sciences
Since 2017
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of acatech -  National Academy of Science and Engineering
Since 2017
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Centres for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Berlin e.V., chair is suspended 2019 inclusively

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