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Department of Social Sciences

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
of the research area 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