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Structure of the DFG Head Office

As of: November 15, 2022

International Affairs

belongs to International Affairs and Integrative Activities

Head : Schneider, Jörg Dr.
Deputy: Krüßmann, Ingrid Dr.


Tasks and Responsibilities

Cross-functional Tasks

Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l‘Enseignement Supérieur (CAMESM Knodel, Kathrin Dr.
Cooperation with Developing Countries (Support) Bastong, Julia
Cooperation with the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF) Stotz, Ute
Coordination of German-Israeli-Palestinian Cooperation Projects (TLP) Stotz, Ute
German-Israeli Project Cooperation Programme (DIP) Stotz, Ute
Global Research Council (GRC) Wilms, Marcus Dr.
Implementation of the DFG's Africa Strategy Wilms, Marcus Dr.
Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) Wilms, Marcus Dr.
The World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries (TWAS) Kristan, Michaela

General Responsibilities

Administrative Betreuung der KoWi Kohs, Kathrin
Copernicus Award Lottermann, Annina Dr.
DFG Membership in International Organisations (ISSC, ICSU, Deutsche UNESCO-Kommission, ISF ...) Laforet, Cora
DFG Office India (Scientific Support) Krüßmann, Ingrid Dr.
Langer, Franziska Dr.
DFG Office Japan (Scientific Support) Krüßmann, Ingrid Dr.
Wagner, Raoul
DFG Office North America (Scientific Support) Simon, Lena
Regional Responsibilities (Country Groups) Fendel, Dorothea
Scientific relationships with Latin America Countries Halm, Dietrich Dr.
Strategies and IZ Programmes and Policies Schneider, Jörg Dr.
Wissenschaftliche Beziehungen mit Europa / GUS Achterberg, Jörn Dr.

Geographic Responsibilities (Countries and Regions)

Africa Knodel, Kathrin Dr.
Wilms, Marcus Dr.
Africa: East and Southern Africa Wilms, Marcus Dr.
Africa: Maghreb, West and Central Africa Knodel, Kathrin Dr.
Australia/Pacific Krüßmann, Ingrid Dr.
Schlepper, Gerrit Andreas
CIS, Central and Eastern Europe Achterberg, Jörn Dr.
Cooperation with DFG Liaison Scientists in Latin America Peters, Christina Dr.
DFG Office India Langer, Franziska Dr.
DFG Office Latin America in the German House for Research and Innovation in Sao Paulo Peters, Christina Dr.
East Asia Krüßmann, Ingrid Dr.
East Asia: Japan Schlepper, Gerrit Andreas
Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Cyprus Laforet, Cora
Iran Schneider, Jörg Dr.
Israel Stotz, Ute
Latin America and the Caribbean Halm, Dietrich Dr.
Near East and Mideast Stotz, Ute
Wilms, Marcus Dr.
North America: Canada, USA Bechtold, Georg Dr.-Ing.
Simon, Lena
North America Office Bechtold, Georg Dr.-Ing.
Ostasien: Japan, Korea Wagner, Raoul
Poland Lottermann, Annina Dr.
Research Relations with Countries of this Region Wilms, Marcus Dr.
South Asia Krüßmann, Ingrid Dr.
Langer, Franziska Dr.
Southeast Asia Krüßmann, Ingrid Dr.
Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Republic of Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia Wagner, Raoul
Southeast Asia: Republic of the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam Langer, Franziska Dr.

Support of DFG Statutory Bodies

Committee for the German-Israeli Project Cooperation Programme Stotz, Ute
Liaison Scientist in Chile Halm, Dietrich Dr.
Liaison Scientist in Mexico Halm, Dietrich Dr.
Liaison Scientists in Brazil Halm, Dietrich Dr.