DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education

Public law foundation

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

P. O. Box 900 270
60442 Frankfurt am Main

Tel. +49 (0) 69 24708-0
Fax +49 (0) 69 24708-444
Editorial Team: aW5mb0BkaXBmLmRl

Value added tax identification number: DE114237569

Legal representation: Executive Director Prof. Dr. Kai Maaz, Deputy Executive Director Prof. Dr. Sabine Reh, Managing Director Susanne Boomkamp-Dahmen.

The DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education is a public law foundation. DIPF supports researchers, policy-makers and practitioners in education by providing scientific infrastructure and diverse research activities. DIPF is a member of the Leibniz Association, and as such links knowledge-driven fundamental research with innovative developmental work and applications – for the benefit of society and its members.


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Authorised Representatives / Editorial Team

Prof. Dr. Kai Maaz (Executive Director)
Prof. Dr. Sabine Reh (Deputy Executive Director)
Susanne Boomkamp-Dahmen (Managing Director)

Responsible for the Content

According to § 55 Abs. 2 RStV (State Treaty for Broadcasting and Telemedia) the governing board of the institute (see authorised representatives).

Editorial Team and Coordination

Webmaster: Ursula Schmitt

External Collaborations

Coding:, Dilsberger Straße 9, 81245 München, Germany,

Photos: fotorismus, Britta Hüning, Hügelstr. 1, 64372 Ober-Ramstadt, Germany,

Webdesign: Novamondo for the Leibniz Association,

Design: Gero Wortmann, Paradiesstr. 3, 80538 München,

Representative for the Protection of Minors

For the DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Mr. Alexander Schuster is the Representative for the Protection of Minors pursuant to section 7 JMStV (Interstate Treaty on the Protection of Minors).


DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

P. O. Box 900 270
60442 Frankfurt am Main

Tel.: 069-24708-112
Fax: 069-24708-444

Data protection officer

Viktorija Meinel (Ass. jur.)
gds Gesellschaft für Datenschutz Mittelhessen mbH
Auf der Appeling 8, 35043 Marburg a.d. Lahn
Fax: 06421-804-13-18
E-Mail: TWVpbmVsQGdkc20uZGU=

Permanent Supervisory Authorities

Upper-level supervisory authority

Hessian Ministry of Science and Art (Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, HMWK)
Rheinstraße 23-25, 65185 Wiesbaden, Germany

Lower-level supervisory authority

Regional council (Regierungspräsidium) Darmstadt
Luisenplatz 2, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany

The Regional council Darmstadt assigned the supervision of the DIPF to the magistrate of the city of Frankfurt am Main.

Stadt Frankfurt am Main – The MAGISTRATE
Römerberg 23 in 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


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