Advisory Committee of the Fraunhofer Academy

Prof. Dr. Ada Pellert - President of Berlin University for Professional Studies

Since January 1, 2009, Prof. Dr. Pellert has been founding President and Professor of Education and Competence Management at the Berlin University for Professional Studies.

From 2005 to 2008, Prof. Dr. Pellert was Professor of Continuing Education Research and Educational Management and Vice Rector for Teaching, Continuing Education and Structural Issues at Danube University, Krems. Previoulsy, she was Vice Rector for Teaching, Staff Development and Equal Opportunity at the University of Graz.

Since the 1990s, she has been active in the international comparative education research field, the continuing professional development of university-level instructors and the provision of consulting services for higher education institutions at the national and international levels.

Her areas of expertise include education management, higher education management, education policy, organization- and personnel development, governance, management and leadership, quality assurance, life-long-learning strategies, as well as human resource and diversity management. Prof. Dr. Pellert is involved in various advisory councils and is member of CHER (Consortium for Higher Education Researchers).