Institute Structure

DIfE is an independent foundation and member of the Leibniz Association, an alliance of scientific institutions. The institute is funded by the State of Brandenburg and the Federal Government. The research at DIfE is centered upon human health. The different areas at the institute work hand in hand and are led by Dr. Birgit Schröder-Smeibidl, administrative director, and Professor Tilman Grune, scientific director.