As a scientific institution of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Technical University of Dortmund, the Social Research Centre is managed by a board of directors. This board develops and decides on the guidelines of the institute's work and decides on the programme, personnel and use of funds within the framework of the budget and in accordance with the institute's regulations.
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The director is responsible for the scientific programme of the Social Research Centre and manages its business. In accordance with the evolved institute culture and the self-image of the Social Research Centre Dortmund, the management of the institute is currently carried out collegially by a team.
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The organisation of the work of the Social Research Centre is based on research areas with focus topics. Central thematic areas are dealt with as cross-cutting themes across research areas.
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Scientific Advisory Board
The work of the Social Research Centre is accompanied by an external scientific advisory board. It consists of ten academics who are recognised in the sfs's field of work. The scientific advisory board advises the sfs on all questions of general research conception and supports it in the performance of its tasks.
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