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Academic Advisory Council

The Academic Advisory Council advises the Mercator Institute on fundamental academic and strategic matters. It meets once a year.

Prof. Mag. Dr. İnci Dirim
Department of German Studies

University of Vienna

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Konrad Ehlich

Freie Universität Berlin



Prof. Dr. Ingrid Gogolin
Department of General, Intercultural and International Comparative Education


Hamburg University

Prof. Dr. Marcus Hasselhorn
Chairman of the Academic Advisory Council
Director of the Department Education and Human Development at the DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education

Dr. Hans-Gerhard Husung

Member of the University Council of Leipzig University

Prof. Dr. Barbara John

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Werner Klein

The German School Academy

Prof. Dr. Olaf Köller

Managing Scientific Director of Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN)

Prof. Dr. 
Ingelore Oomen-Welke

University of Education Freiburg



Prof. Dr. 
Argyro Panagiotopoulou
University of Cologne

Prof. em. Dr. Hans H. Reich †
University of Koblenz-Landau

Prof. Mag. Dr. 
Sabine Schmölzer-Eibinger


University of Graz

Dr. Frank Schneider

Centre for Teacher Education Solingen

Prof. Dr. Petra Stanat
Director of the Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (IQB)


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Ulrich Wehrhöfer

Ministry of School and further Education of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia 

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