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External Advisory Board

External Advisory Board

The Emerging Fields Initiative is a competitive call for proposals which funds visionary ideas at FAU of the highest standard. Both the participants and the academic quality of the applications are outstanding. The External Advisory Board is an important tool for identifying the most promising projects.

The Board is set up in such a way that each of the five faculties of FAU are represented by two experts. Members are proposed by the deans of the faculties at FAU on the basis of their interdisciplinary expert knowledge and strategic vision. Appointments to the External Advisory Board are made initially for a period of 3 years and can be extended. The Board can be expanded to include further specialists depending on the proposed topics and is chaired by the Vice President Research.

The External Advisory Board currently consists of the following members: