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

Internal Scientific Council

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