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01328 Dresden, Germany

Phone: +49 351 260 - 0

Further Information


Staff Representatives within the HZDR

Works Committee

The works committee stands for the representation of the interests of the employees of the HZDR.. It is independent and works on the basis of the national Works Committee Bill. It is elected by the employees.

Responsible for locations Rossendorf, Leipzig and Grenoble:

Chairwoman: Dr. Anke Richter Phone (Office Works Committee): 0351 / 260 3039
Deputy: Jörg Konheiser Phone: 0351 / 260 2416
Secretariat Works Committee:  Manuela Grübner Phone: 0351 / 260 3689
    Email (Works Committee):
    Fax: 0351 / 260 13039
    Fax: 0351 / 260 3611

Responsible for location Freiberg:

Chairwoman: Dr. Sabine Kutschke Phone: 0351 / 260 2151 or 4421
Deputy: Dr. Robert Möckel
Phone: 0351 / 260 4444

General Works Committee

It is responsible for matters of all locations of a company, which can not be handled by local Works Committees. It consists of 2 members of each Works Committee. Point of contact for employees is still the responsible local Works Committee.

Chairwoman: Dr. Anke Richter Phone: 0351 / 260 3039
Deputy: Falk Lehmann Phone: 0351 / 260 3138 oder 4421

Youth and Trainee Council

The Youth and Trainee Council represents interests of young employees (up to 18 years) and trainees (up to 25 years) in the HZDR. They work on the basis of the national Works Committee Bill and are elected by the youth and trainees of the HZDR.

Spokesman: Robert Stöckel Phone: 0351 / 260 3202

Representatives of Disabled Employees

The representatives as mentioned above protect the interests of the disabled employees and of those regarded as disabled in the HZDR. They work on the basis of the national Disablement Bill and are elected by the disabled employees of the HZDR.


Spokesman: Dr. Frank Bok Phone: 0351 / 260 3551
Deputy: Jörg Konheiser Phone: 0351 / 260 2416
Member: Jens Steiner Phone: 0351 / 260 3266

Equal Rights Commissioner

The equal rights commissioner protects the interests of the women employed by the HZDR. She works on the basis of the Equal Rights Agreement, which is an agreement between the works committee and the management of the HZDR. She is independent. She and her deputy are elected by the female employees of the HZDR.


Commissioner: Dr. Fine Fiedler Phone: 0351 / 260 2973
Deputy: Dr. Carola Franzen Phone: 0351 / 260 3462


The ombudsperson is a spokesperson, which may be contacted by anyone employed in the HZDR in the case of misconduct and controversies concerning the "Resolution of the Helmholtz Association about the protection of a proper scientific practise and actions concerning scientific misbehavior". The ombudsperson is elected by the scientists of the HZDR and works on the basis of an agreement for the "Protection of a proper scientific practice".


Ombudsperson: Dr. Harald Foerstendorf Phone: 0351 / 260 3664