The DZA has the legal status of a (nonprofit) registered association. Members are gerontologists and geriatricians as well as representatives of the funding institution, the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend). The advisory board consists of scientists from different disciplines in the behavioural and social sciences.

Members of the DZA e.V.

Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

  • Ministerial-Direktor a.D. Rudolf Herweck, Berlin (Chair person of the board)
  • Dr. Regina Claussen, Bonn
  • Dr. Gabriele Müller-List, Bonn (Member of the board)

Academic Members

  • Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Wahl, Universität Heidelberg
  • Prof. Dr. Anette Eva Fasang, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Adelheid Kuhlmey, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Member of the board)

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Jürgen Bengel, Universität Freiburg
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Eid, Freie Universität Berlin (Deputy Spokesperson)
  • Prof. Dr. Alexandra Freund, Universität Zürich
  • Prof. Dr. med. Hans Gutzmann, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Karsten Hank, Universität zu Köln (Spokesperson)
  • Prof. Dr. Rolf Heinze, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Prof. Dr. Ute Klammer, Universität Duisburg-Essen
  • Prof. Dr. Lutz Leisering, Universität Bielefeld
  • Prof. Dr. Bernd Wegener, Humboldt-Universtät zu Berlin

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