Wolfgang Rohe

Dr. Wolfgang Rohe was appointed as executive director of Stiftung Mercator in 2014 and has headed the Science and Humanities Division since 2008. He previously held various positions at two main science organizations in Germany. From 1992 to 2002, he worked with the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) in Bonn, initially in the Department for Collaborative Research Centers and then as head of the Strategic Planning Unit. In 2002, he moved to the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) where he served as head of the Research Policy Department and since 2005 also as vice secretary general. Wolfgang Rohe holds a PhD in German philology.

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