Organisation Chart

The following Organisation Chart shows the organizational structure of the Alfred Wegener Institute. Please click for more information on the individual fields.


        Potsdam         |           Sylt           |     Helgoland     |      Oldenburg

Prof. Dr. B. Diekmann     |     Dr. K. Mölter     |    Dr. C. Hofmann​​​​​​​     |    Prof. Dr. H. Hillebrand


Board of Governors

Senator Dr. Claudia Schilling
(Deputy Chairperson)

Internal Boards
Scientific Council
Ombudsperson | Women's and
Equal Opportunities Officer
Staff Council

User Boards for Large Equipment

Scientific Divisions, Technologies and Services

Infrastructure /


Technical Centre
Dr. M. Löbl (sci.) | Dr. B. Meyer-Heye (tech.)

Scientific Workshop
Dr. B. Meyer-Heye

Corporate Finances
G. Wiedenhöft

Administration IT
A. Sedlaczek

S. Götsch

Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity

Status: 24.05.2023