The Foundation Staff

At present more than 90 people work directly for the Volkswagen Foundation – in the four staff divisions of the Secretary General as well as in the Departments Funding, Investment Management and Finance and Administration.

    

Dr. Matthias Nöllenburg
Program Director
T  +49 (0)511 8381-290
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Program Director in the "International Team", has been working for the Foundation since 1994 and has been responsible for programs in the field of life and environmental sciences as well as for cooperative projects in Central and Eastern Europe.

Background: Studied Biology and Plant Pathology at the Universities of Bonn, Göttingen and California, Riverside; PhD work at the Szeged Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, PhD in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Göttingen; Postdoc at the University of Göttingen, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant Protection.

Subject areas:
 Agronomy and Forestry  
 Biology  
 Veterinary Medicine  

Funding initiatives:
 Between Europe and the Orient – A Focus on Research and Higher Education in/on Central Asia and the Caucasus
 Trilateral Partnerships – Cooperation Projects between Scholars and Scientists from Ukraine, Russia and Germany (Completed)