Managing Board

On 22th February 2019, the general assembly of the PhD programme “Online-Partizipation” statutoryly elected its Managing Board.

The elected board of the PhD programme
The elected board of the PhD programme. From left to the right: Achim Hertzke (BUND), Marc Schäfer (wer|denkt|was), Christopher Niederelz, Prof. Dr. Harald Hofmann, Prof. Dr. Katrin Möltgen-Sicking, Prof. Dr. Martin Mauve, Nicole Najemnik, Prof. Dr. Stefan Süß, Prof. Dr. Christiane Eilders, Andreas Braun.

Group of professors

Group of PhD students

Group of practitioners

Mediation body

To mediate conflicts between members of the programme and to serve as first address in case of complaints, upon the suggestion of the PhD students the Managing Board appoints a mediation body for the period of two years. Its function is to moderate between the involved parties and to search for conjoint solutions. The mediation body consists of a person not affiliated to the PhD programme, a representative of the PhD students and a professor involved in the programme. At the moment these are:


In order to coordinate the scientific activities of the programme, the chairman is assisted by two coordinators: