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Jürgen Dieter Schultze


Social Research Centre Dortmund (sfs)

Evinger Platz 17, Room 9


Tel.: +49 231 755 90245

Fax: +49 231 755 90205


Research Associate, Coordinator
Transformative governance in cities and regions

Focus of work                        
Social innovation
Collaborative governance
Climate adaptation
Large-scale innovation dialogues
Network coordination

Selected other professional activities and committee work (since 2016)
Elected representative of the faculty board and representative of mid-level staff at the department of social sciences

Diploma in computer science, systemic counsellor

  • Since 2000: Coordinator of the research area "Transformative governance in cities and regions"
  • Since 2009: Member of the research council, Social Research Centre Dortmund
  • 2010–2013: Head of Public Relations, Social Research Centre Dortmund
  • 2000–2005: Consultant of the Soziale Innovation GmbH, Dortmund
  • 1994–1997: Coordinator of the European research network "euroNET WORK&EDUCATION"
  • Since 1994: Research Associate at the Social Research Centre Dortmund, TU Dortmund University
  • Trained as a systemic counsellor at the Zentrum für systemische Forschung und Beratung (Centre for Systemic Research and Counselling), Heidelberg
  • Studies in computer science with a minor in sociology at TU Dortmund University


Location & approach

Exit 13 (Kreuz Dortmund Nord-Ost), direction Derne/Schwerte (B236), 1st exit direction Dortmund-Eving, next traffic lights turn right (Kemminghauser Str.), after 2.7km turn left (Evinger Str./B 54), after 1.1km traffic lights turn left (Deutsche Straße), after 500m on the left is the Evinger Platz.

From the Bundesstraße 1 (extension A40 or A44) to the intersection B1/B236 direction Lünen, 3rd exit direction Dortmund-Eving.

Exit Dortmund Hafen, turn left until the intersection Münsterstraße (B54), direction Eving, after about three kilometers turn into Deutsche Straße.

You can download an enlarged general map here

From Dortmund Airport, it takes just about 20 minutes to get to Dortmund Central Station by AirportExpress and from there to the university by subway (U-Bahn) 41. The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". A wider range of international flight connections is offered by Düsseldorf Airport, about 60 kilometers away, which can be reached directly by S-Bahn from the university station. From there, you can get directly to Dortmund Central Station.

From Dortmund Central Station, take the U 41 light rail (direction Brambauer / Brechten). The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". The Minister Stein Center is located on the right in the direction of travel of the streetcar.

You can find an overview map here.