The National Member Organization (NMO) for Germany is the German Association for the Advancement of IIASA.

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Research collaborations between IIASA and Germany have been highly productive throughout IIASA’s history. Since 2008, this cooperation has involved over 70 German organizations and led to almost 900 joint scientific publications and wide-ranging policy advice delivered via organizations such as the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU).

Joint studies focus on the complex global systems that affect Germany, its economy, and its people. Research topics include transformation paths to a sustainable energy system, the impact of demographic change in Germany and optimizing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Underpinning the joint work is systems analysis—one of the few research tools with the breadth and depth to explore these complex problems across multiple sectors, countries, and timeframes. IIASA’s collaborations are both applying these systems approaches and advancing the mathematical methods and models of systems analysis.

Moreover, the next generation of system analysts are profiting from German involvement in IIASA’s capacity building activities. This mutually beneficial relationship involves significant scientific exchange, with over 600 visits from German researchers, advisors, and diplomats to IIASA, and over 300 visits by IIASA researchers to events and institutions in Germany. This IIASA Info Sheet provides a summary of interactions between IIASA and Germany since 2008

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Last edited: 11 September 2017


Association for the Advancement of IIASA

Helga Weisz

Head of Research Domain Transdisciplinary Concepts & Methods, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Association for the Advancement of IIASA

Hermann Lotze-Campen

Chair of PIK Research Domain II, "Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities", Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)


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