The Presidential Department's tasks include research planning, networking with scientific institutions and foundations in Germany and abroad, as well as providing information in particular about European research assistance. Furthermore, instruments for the career advancement of scholars are also developed. Additional duties include the conception and compilation of performance indicators, networking research fields at the WZB, and coordination of guest residencies within Germany and abroad.
The Equal Opportunity Commissioner is also part of the presidential department.
Further information about the President’s research projects and the members of her academic staff can be found on the pages of the President's Project Group.