Isabel Winarsch für VolkswagenStiftung
The office in Hanover takes care of the day-to-day running of the Foundation. It is managed by the Secretary General and the Executive Board. The highest decision-making body is the Board of Trustees.
The Foundation’s board of trustees consists of 14 personalities drawn from the scientific community and other areas of society.
Dr. Georg Schütte is Secretary General and manages the Foundation's office in Hanover.
The three department heads support the Secretary General in the management of the Foundation's activities.
Assistants, specialist departments, house services – some 100 people ensure in their various fields of work that the Foundation can realize its purpose.
Our purpose is to promote science and technology in research and teaching: The Volkswagen Foundation at a glance
Our guiding principles, governance, evaluation, accompanying research and career opportunities
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