Prof. Dr. Julia Fischer
Head of the workgroup "Cognitive Ethology" at the German Primate Center Göttingen and Professor for Ethology und Ecologie
Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen.
Studies of Biology (Berlin). PhD in 1996, Cognitive and communicative behaviour in primates and other social mammals.

Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas
Professor for Anthrogeography at the Institute for Geography, University of Cologne.
Institute for Geography, University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Köln.
Studies in Geography, Biology, Ethnology and Philosophy in Bochum and Münster. PhD in 1991, Geography and Sociology of megacities in asia.

Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester
Director at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Department: "Physical Chemistry in Polymers"
Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz.
Studies of Chemistry in Darmstadt. PhD in 1995, Functionalization of nanoparticles.

Prof. Dr. Gisela Schütz
Director at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (formerly Metals Research), Department "Modern nanostructured magnetic materials".
Heisenbergstrasse 3, 70569 Stuttgart.
Studies of Physics in Munich. PhD in 1984, Fundamental phenomena in magnetic materials.

Prof. Dr. Elsbeth Stern
Head of the Institute for Behavioural Sciences.
ETH Zürich, Universitätsstrasse 6, CH-8092 Zürch, Switzerland.
Studies in Psychology (Marburg and Hamburg), PhD in 1996, Cognitive Development, Learning, Intelligence.