There are 30 Research Sections at GFZ, combined in five 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.
- Prof. Donald B. Dingwell
- Dr. Jürgen Dold
- apl. Prof. Judith Schicks
- PD Dr. Sascha Brune
- MinDirig'in Oda Keppler
- ST Tobias Dünow
- Prof. Dr. Susanne Buiter
- Dr. Stefan Schwartze
- Dr. Jörn Krupa
Research Ombudspersons:Dr. Birgit Plessen , Dr. Christian Haberland │Website 'GFZ rules for safeguarding good scientific practice'
Staff Council: Dr. Andrea Vieth-Hillebrand
Equal Opportunity Commissioner: PD Dr. Ute Weckmann
Representative Body for Disabled Employees: Sabine Thiel
Youth and Education Representative: Fabian Pahlow