The Advisory Committee of the Fraunhofer Academy was established in June 2012. Its main function is to advise the Fraunhofer Academy on relevant future-oriented matters.
The committee members are representatives from the educational research sector, industry, education-related professional organizations and educational institutions.
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Prof. Dr. Alexander Kurz
Chairman of the Advisory Committee, Senior Vice President Personnel and Legal Affairs, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
Prof. Dr. Alexander Kurz (born 1961) studied law in Tübingen and Regensburg. After the legal professional training of the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, he completed his law studies with the second state law examination in 1988. He received his PhD in administrative science (Dr. rer. publ.) at the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer. From 1989 to 2000, he held various positions at the Research Center of Karlsruhe, where he was most recently Head of the Department of Personnel and Social Affairs. He then moved to the European nuclear research center (CERN) in Geneva.