There are 26 Research Sections at GFZ, combined in four departments, each Department representing a particular research focus. Long term research objectives at GFZ are realized within the overarching topic-oriented Helmholtz Research Programmes. Every programme includes several Research Topics. Research within topics is done across sections.
Research Ombudspersons: Dr. R. Trumbull, Dr. B. Plessen
Staff Council: Dr. A. Vieth-Hillebrand
Equal Opportunity Commissioner: PD Dr. U. Weckmann
Representative Body for Disabled Employees: S. Thiel
Youth and Education Representative: F. Pahlow