IWH at a Glance
The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association was founded on January 1, 1992. It is a member of the Leibniz Association. It receives its institutional budget from the federal government and the German federal states in equal parts, respectively.
In terms of its legal status, the IWH is a registered association. In accordance with its statutes, the institute pursues aims directly and exclusively related to the public interest, especially research interests. Within this framework, the IWH carries out both institutionally financed tasks as well as research for third parties.
The work of the IWH is accompanied and evaluated by a Scientific Advisory Board.
Facts and Figures
Date 31.12.2019 (31.12.2018)
Number of Employees
Head of Administration
EUR 8.33 Million (7.17 Million)
EUR 6.37 Million (6.13 Million)
EUR 1.96 Million (1.04 Million)
Articles of Association
In 2014, the members' assembly of the IWH voted for a reform of the IWH statute. The new articles of association came into effect in February 2015.