Bodies of the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

The Scientific Council of the GFZ is an internal committee which advises the Executive Board on matters of fundamental scientific importance. Topic-spokespersons are attending meetings of the Scientific Council as guests.

Members of the Internal Scientific Council are the directors of the GFZ departments and the elected scientists:  

  • Prof. Dr. H. Schuh
  • Prof. Dr. M. Kühn (Chair)
  • Dr. J. Lauterjung
  • Prof. Dr. A. Brauer
  • Prof. Dr. O. Oncken
  • Prof. Dr. M. Scheck-Wenderoth
  • Prof. Dr. C. Krawczyk

Elected members:  

  • Dr. Judith Schicks (Vice Chair)
  • Dr. Sigrid Roessner
  • Dr. Franziska Wilke
  • Dr. Christian Haberland
  • Dr. Monika Korte
  • Dr. Kemal Erbas
  • Prof. Dr. Marco Bohnhoff


Michael Kühn
Section Head
Prof. Dr. Michael Kühn
Fluid Systems Modelling
+49 331 288-1594


Judith Schicks
Group Leader
Priv. Doz. Dr. Judith Schicks
Inorganic and Isotope Geochemistry
Building B, Room 127
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1487