There are 28 Research Sections at the GFZ, combined in four departments, each Department representing a particular research focus. Long term research objectives at the GFZ are realized within the overarching topic-oriented Helmholtz Research Programmes. Every programme includes several Research Topics. Research within topics is done across sections.
(DFG) Research Ombudsperson: Dr. R. Trumbull
Staff Council: Dr. H. Schelle
Equal Opportunity Commissioner: Dr. U. Weckmann
Representative Body for Disabled Employees: S. Thiel
Youth and Education Representative: I. Schröder