Directorate

Executive and Deputy Executive Directors

Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen

Medical Faculty

Research Unit Ethics

Deputy Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Hinsch

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Department of Philosophy

Deputy Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Christian Katzenmeier

Faculty of Law

Institute for Medical Law

Faculty Representatives

Prof. Dr. Gereon R. Fink

Medical Faculty

Department of Neurology

Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank

Faculty of Human Sciences

Institute for Rehabilitative Gerontology

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Höfling

Faculty of Law

Institute for Constitutional Law

Prof. Dr. Frank Schulz-Nieswandt

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Chair of Social Policy

Prof. Dr. Andreas Speer

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Department of Philosophy /  a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne

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Speakers of the Key Research Areas

Key Research Area: Aging and Demographic Change 

Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank

Faculty of Human Sciences

Institute for Rehabilitative Gerontology

Key Research Area: Health and Society in a Digital Age

Prof. Dr. Christian Rietz

University of Education Heidelberg
Faculty of Educational and Social Scienes Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft (IfE)
Department of Educational Science

Key Research Area: Health Literacy in Complex Environments

Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen

Medical Faculty

Research Unit Ethics