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Active Voices in Science and Society

Researchers from Leipzig University share their expertise in a variety of associations, societies, commissions and committees. This activity is an integral part of knowledge transfer at the University.

Academic Associations

Researchers from Leipzig University are active in a variety of international and national academic associations. Here we present selected examples of their work in international and national academic associations.

Academia Europaea

Professor Erich Schröger

Professor Erich Schröger

Member of the Academia Europaea: Section Behavioural Sciences

Kognitive einschließlich Biologische Psychologie
Neumarkt 9, Room 235
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-39571
Fax: +49 341 97-39270

Professor Markus A. Denzel

Professor Markus A. Denzel

Member of the Academia Europaea: Section History & Archaeology

Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 5202
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37102

Professor Marcus Deufert

Professor Marcus Deufert

Member of the Academia Europaea: Section Classics & Oriental Studies

Klassische Philologie (Latinistik)
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3309
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37711

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Professor Manfred Droste

Member of the Academia Europaea: Section Informatics

Automaten und Sprachen
Neues Augusteum
Augustusplatz 10, Room A 422
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-32200
Fax: +49 341 97-32209

Academy of Non-Profit Sciences in Erfurt

Professor Dieter Burdorf

Professor Dieter Burdorf

Member of the Academy of Non-Profit Sciences: Humanities

Neuere deutsche Literatur und Literaturtheorie
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 2408
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37366
Fax: +49 341 97-37387

Leopoldina

Professor Annette Beck-Sickinger

Professor Annette Beck-Sickinger

Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Biochemie/Bioorganische Chemie
Institutsgebäude
Brüderstraße 34, Room 2-312
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36901
Fax: +49 341 97-36909

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Professor Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns

Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Vogelkrankheiten
KVR,Dekanat, KFP
An den Tierkliniken 17-21, Room 1.04
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-38401
Fax: +49 341 97-38409

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Prof. Dr. Joachim Mössner

Mitglied der Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften

Leiter der Klinik und Poliklinik für Gastroenterologie und Rheumatologie
Liebigstraße 18
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-12200

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Prof. Dr. Svante Pääbo

Mitglied der Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften

Institut für Biologie
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 3550 501

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Prof. Dr. Jan-Christoph Simon

Mitglied der Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften

Universitätsklinikum
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 23
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-18600

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Professor Peter Wiedemann

Director of the Department of Ophthalmology at Leipzig University Hospital

Universitätsklinikum
Liebigstraße
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 3550 501

German Research Foundation

Researchers from Leipzig University are members of various committees of the German Research Foundation (DFG). We are proud to present a selection of their work here.

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Professor Bernd Abel

Deputy Spokesperson of the DFG Review Board Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

Institut für Technische Chemie
Hauptgebäude Chemie
Johannisallee 29
04103 Leipzig

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Professor Detlev Belder

Deputy Spokesperson of the DFG Review Board Analytics, Method Development (Chemistry)

Konzentrationsanalytik
Hauptgebäude Chemie
Johannisallee 29, Room 1-265
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36091
Fax: +49 341 97-36115

Professor Dirk van Laak

Professor Dirk van Laak

Spokesperson of the DFG Review Board History

Geschichte des 19. bis 21. Jahrhunderts
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.210
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37050
Fax: +49 341 97-37059

Professor Monika Wohlrab-Sahr

Professor Monika Wohlrab-Sahr

Spokesperson of the DFG Review Board Social Sciences

Kultursoziologie
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room H5 1.03
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35678
Fax: +49 341 97-35698

Office hours
nach Vereinbarung per Mail

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Prof. Dr. Matthias Blüher

Wissenschaftliches Mitglied im DFG-Senatsausschuss für die Graduiertenkollegs

Universitätsmedizin
Liebigstraße 20
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-13320

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Professor Roger Gläser

Scientific Member of the DFG Senate Committee on Research Training Groups

Heterogene Katalyse
Technikum Analytikum
Linnéstraße 3, Room 509
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36301
Fax: +49 341 97-36349

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Professor Manfred Wendisch

Scientific Member of the DFG Senate Committee on Research Training Groups

Mesoskalige Prozesse und Numerische Wettervorhersage
Institutsgebäude
Prager Straße 34-36, Room 507
04317 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36657
Fax: +49 341 97-32899

Professor Christian Wirth

Professor Christian Wirth

Member of the DFG Permanent Senate Commission on Fundamental Issues of Biological Diversity

Spezielle Botanik und funktionelle Biodiversität
Institutsgebäude
Johannisallee 21
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-38591
Fax: +49 341 97-38549

Federal Academic Committees

A large number of academic committees exist at federal level. Here we present a selection of the committee roles held by our researchers.

Professor Thomas Lenk

Professor Thomas Lenk

Member of the Advisory Board to the Stability Council

Finanzwissenschaft
Neues Augusteum
Augustusplatz 10, Room A136
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-33580
Fax: +49 341 97-33589

Professor Daniela Thrän

Professor Daniela Thrän

Member of the German Bioeconomy Council

Bioenergiesysteme
Grimmaische Straße 12, Room I 446
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-33520
Fax: +49 341 97-33538

Professor Astrid Lorenz

Professor Astrid Lorenz

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany

Politisches System Deutschlands und Politik in Europa
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room H3 0.06
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35615
Fax: +49 341 97-35694

Office hours
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the Month
11am–1pm

Professor Alfons Kenkmann

Professor Alfons Kenkmann

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany

Fachdidaktik Geschichte
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3.207
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37062
Fax: +49 341 97-37179

Professor Astrid Lorenz

Professor Astrid Lorenz

Board Member of the Saxon State Agency for Civic Education (SLpB)

Politisches System Deutschlands und Politik in Europa
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room H3 0.06
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35615
Fax: +49 341 97-35694

Office hours
jeden 2. und 4. Mittwoch im Monat 11:00 – 13:00 Uhr

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hegerl

Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesärtztekammer

Universitätsklinikum
Semmelweisstraße 10
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-24530

Professor Uwe Truyen

Professor Uwe Truyen

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Tierhygiene und Tierseuchenbekämpfung
Biochemie, TH, Lemi
An den Tierkliniken 1, Room 3.48
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-38151

Professor Olaf Bärenfänger

Professor Olaf Bärenfänger

Member of the Evaluation Commission of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

Sprachenzentrum
Kroch-Hochhaus
Goethestraße 2, Room 903
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-30270

Competence Centres

Saxony’s “Sächsisches Kompetenzzentrum für Landes- und Kommunalpolitik” (SKLK) combines expertise and assists in decision-making and opinion-forming processes on various issues related to state and local politics. The following members of Leipzig University participate in it.

Professor Astrid Lorenz

Professor Astrid Lorenz

Chair of the SKLK

Politisches System Deutschlands und Politik in Europa
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room H3 0.06
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35615
Fax: +49 341 97-35694

Office hours
jeden 2. und 4. Mittwoch im Monat 11:00 – 13:00 Uhr

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Professor Sylke Nissen

Member of the SKLK

Institut für Soziologie
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3415
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35665
Fax: +49 341 97-35669

Dr Hendrik Träger

Dr Hendrik Träger

Member of the SKLK

Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room H3 0.02
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35621
Fax: +49 341 97-35694

Office hours
Freitag 14:00 – 15:00 Uhr

Professor Ansgar Zerfaß

Professor Ansgar Zerfaß

Member of the SKLK

Strategische Kommunikation
Nikolaistraße 27-29, Room 4.07
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35040
Fax: +49 341 97-35049