The Foundation Staff

At present some 100 people work directly for the Volkswagen Foundation – in the staff divisions of the Secretary General as well as in the Departments Funding, Investment Management and Finance and Administration.


Dr. Anika Haverig
Program Director
T  +49 (0)511 8381-237
F  +49 (0)511 8381-4237
Additional information

Program Director in the "International Team".

Background: Studies in Social Sciences and Mathematics at Bielefeld and Massey University, New Zealand. Studies towards an MA in Sociology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and PhD in Sociology at the University of Kent, UK.

Subject areas:
 Educational Studies  

Funding initiatives:
 Europe and Global Challenges
 Post-doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities at Universities and Research Institutes in the U.S. and Germany
 Experience of Violence, Trauma Relief and Commemorative Culture – Cooperative Research Projects on the Arab Region (completed)
 International Research in Computational Social Sciences (Completed)