The following three academics have assumed the central functions of strategically developing and publicly representing the competence field “Metropolitan Research”:

Prof. Dr. Jens Martin Gurr

University of Duisburg-Essen
Faculty of Humanities
Department of Anglophone Studies

Phone: +49 201 183 3427
E-mail: jens.gurr_at_uni-due.de
Website of Prof. Dr. Jens Gurr

Prof. Dr. Uta Hohn

The Ruhr-University Bochum
Department of Geography
Chair of Urban and Metropolitan Studies

Phone: +49 234 32 28433
E-mail: uta.hohn_at_rub.de
Website of Prof. Dr. Uta Hohn

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Wiechmann

TU Dortmund University
Department of Spatial Planning
Research Group for Spatial Planning and Planning Theory

Phone: +49 231 755 5428
E-mail: thorsten.wiechmann_at_tu-dortmund.de
Website of Prof. Dr. Thorsten Wiechmann