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.

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Facts and Figures

Foundation 1992
Legal Form registered association
President Professor Reint E. Gropp, PhD
Vice President Professor Dr Oliver Holtemöller
Vice President Professor Michael Koetter, PhD
Head of Administration Dr Tankred Schuhmann
  2020 2019 2018
Number of Employees (as of Dec 31)  
Total 100 95 94
Researchers 66 62 58
Budget (millions of Euro)  
Total 9.13 8.31 7.33
Institutional Funds 7.77 6.35 6.29
Third-party Funds 1.36 1.96 1.04
thereof (%)  
Federal Government 27 25 47
Federal States 1 4 5
Leibniz Association 0 12 21
DFG 11 9 9
EU 31 40 10
Private Setor 0 9 5
Foundations 26 1 2
Other 4 0 1

Articles of Association

The present version of the IWH statute came into effect in October 2020.

download Articles of Association (PDF, 1 MB)

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