• Dipl.-Psych. Eberhard Bauer
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Heinz Schott
  • Prof. Dr. Dieter Vaitl


  • Prof. Dr. Dieter Vaitl


  • Beate Baumgartner


  • Andreas Fischer (archive)
  • Kirsten Krebber, M.A. (editor)
  • Karin Moos, M.A. (secretary, assistant)
  • Oliver Osburg, M.A. (systemmanagement)
  • Uwe Schellinger, M.A. (archive)
  • Dr. Frauke Schmitz-Gropengießer (secretary, assistant)


Natural Sciences and Experimental Research
  • Dr. Federico Alvarez Igarzábal
  • Dr. Wolfgang Ambach
  • PD Dr. Harald Atmanspacher
  • M.Sc. Ellen Joos (PhD student)
  • Dr. Shiva Khoshnoud
  • PD Dr. Jürgen Kornmeier
  • Dr. Ulrich Ott (BION)
  • M.Sc.-Psych. Katja Volz (PhD student)
  • PD Dr. Marc Wittmann
  • Damisela Linares Gutierrez, M.A. (PhD student)
Social and Cultural Research
  • Dr. Andreas Anton
  • Dipl.-Psych. Eberhard Bauer
  • Andreas Fischer
  • Dr. Liane Hofmann
  • Dr. Gerhard Mayer
  • Uwe Schellinger, M.A.
  • apl. Prof. Dr. Michael Schetsche
  • Dr. Ina Schmied-Knittel
Psychological Counseling Research
  • Dipl.-Psych. Eberhard Bauer
  • Dipl.-Psych. Wolfgang Fach
  • Dipl.-Psych. Ricarda Zöhn
  • Dipl.-Psych. Annette Zwickel

Research committee

The research committee prepares decision guidelines for the directors of the institute concerning project proposals. Basis for decisions are conformity to the statutes of the institute, quality, and the financial viability of the respective research.

  • Dr. Wolfgang Ambach
  • Dipl.-Psych. Eberhard Bauer
  • PD Dr. Jürgen Kornmeier
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Schetsche
  • PD Dr. Marc Wittmann

Advisory Boards

Natural Sciences and Experimental Research
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Kurths, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam
  • Prof. Dr. Nikos K. Logothetis, Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
  • Prof. Dr. Günther Mahler, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Stuttgart
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Skrandies, Physiological Institute, University of Gießen
  • Prof. Dr. Herbert Witte, Institute of Medical Statistics, Computer Sciences and Documentation, University of Jena
Social and Cultural Research
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Charlton, Institute for Psychology, University of Freiburg i. Br.
  • Prof. Dr. Ronald Hitzler, Institute for Sociology, University of Dortmund
  • Prof. Dr. Robert Jütte, Institute for the History of Medicine, Robert-Bosch-Stiftung, Stuttgart
  • Prof. Dr. Hubert Knoblauch, Institute for Sociology, Technische Universität Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Helmut E. Lück, Institute for Psychology, FernUniversität Hagen
Psychological Counseling Research
  • Prof. em. Dr. Wilfried Belschner, Institute for Psychology, University of Oldenburg
  • Prof. Dr. Franz Caspar, Institute for Clinical Psychology und Psychotherapy, University of Bern, Switzerland

Local ethics commitee