The network is composed of the board, the advisory board and the representatives of the members. The administrative office in Eichstätt is responsible for coordination and communication. The members are also involved in working groups.


  • Jörg Miller (first chairperson, University of Duisburg-Essen)

  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schrader (second chairperson, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences)

  • Dr. Julia Sonnberger (secretary, University of Applied Sciences Augsburg)

  • Julia Derkau (treasurer, University of Mannheim)

  • Thomas Sporer (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt)

  • Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Gerholz (University of Bamberg)

  • Prof. Dr. Heike Walk (Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development)


Advisory Board:

  • Prof. Dr. Barbara Buchenau (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • Prof. Dr. Garbriele Gien (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt)
  • Prof. Dr. Angela Ittel (Technical University of Berlin)
  • Prof. Dr. Julia Kormann (University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm)
  • Prof. Dr. Holger Horz (Goethe University Frankfurt)
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Lichtlein (Coburg University of Applied Sciences)

Administration Office Staff:

  • Dr. Tanja Kohn (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt)
  • Petra Stegmann
  • Tim Sydlik (parental leave substitute 2021)

  • Sonja Bizjak (on parental leave 2021)