Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Trustees
Scientific Advisory Board
The Scientific Advisory Board is the main instrument for evaluating the scientific performance of our institute.
Such evaluations are compelling because they enable the Max Planck Society to justify the funds it receives.
Internally, the assessments broaden the decision basis of the organs of the Max Planck Society because they provide
important information on the developments at individual institutes.
Board of Trustees
Board of TrusteesThe primary role of the Board of Trustees is to establish a trusting relation between the
institutes and the general public. They reflect on science policy as well as on economic and organizational
questions. Additionally, the Board of Trustees facilitates contacts to those circles interested in the institute’s