Dr. Frauke Gerlach
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Dr. Frauke Gerlach

Direktorin | Grimme-Institut

Dr. Frauke Gerlach, who is a fully qualified lawyer, is director and managing director of the Grimme Institute and managing director of the Grimme Research College at the University of Cologne. She is a member of the Program Commission of the Center for Advanced Internet Studies and the University Council of the University of Cologne. From 2001 to March 2014, she was a member of the Broadcasting Commission/Media Commission of the North Rhine-Westphalia State Broadcasting Authority; from 2005 to 2014, she was chairwoman of the body. Her areas of expertise include constitutional and media law. Her transdisciplinary work relates to practice-oriented approaches to solutions at the interfaces between media, society, science and politics in the age of digital change.