The governance bodies of the institute are the Board of Trustees, the Principal (Director) and the Scientific Advisory Board.
Board of Trustees
Axel Bergmann Chairperson Saxon State Ministry of Science, Arts and Tourism
Almuth Draeger Vice Chairperson Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community
Prof. Dr. Roswitha Böhm Dresden University of Technology
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Wendelin Strubelt Bonn
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram (also Chair of Spatial Development and Transformation, TU Dresden)
Scientific Advisory Board
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörn Birkmann Chairperson University of Stuttgart Institute of Spatial and Regional Planning Member 01/07/2017 (chairman since 08/2020)
Prof. Dr. Annika Mattissek Vice Chairperson University of Freiburg Institut für Umweltsozialwissenschaften und Geographie, Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsgeographie und Nachhaltige Entwicklung Member since 01/01/2018
Prof. Dr. Lars Bernard Technische Universität Dresden Chief Officer Digitalisation and Information Chair of Geoinformatics Member since 01/06/2019
Prof. Dr. Christine Fürst Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Chair of Sustainable Landscape Development Member since 01/06/2021
Prof. Dr. Izabela Mironowicz Politechnika Gdańska (Gdańsk University of Technology) Faculty of Architecture, Chair in Urban Design and Regional Planning Member since 01/06/2019
Prof. Merritt Polk University of Gothenburg, Sweden Faculty of Social Science Head of Department der School of Global Studies Member since 01/07/2020
Prof. Dr. Holger Wallbaum Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg Chair of Sustainable Building Member since 01/06/2021
The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development is jointly funded by the federal government and the federal states.
This institute is co-financed by tax funds on the basis of the budget approved by the Saxon State Parliament.