Prof. Dr. Dieter Timmermann
Prof. Dr. Dieter Timmermann, Bielefeld University, and Prof. Dr. Christiane Spiel, University of Vienna, supported the Digitalization, Diversity, and Lifelong Learning - Consequences for Higher Education research cluster as external members of the Founding Advisory Board. They advised the research cluster on the basis of both their expertise in the area of higher education as well as their experience with founding research clusters.
Dieter Timmerman was Professor of Economics of Education and Educational Planning and was for many years the Rector, and previously the Vice-Rector for Teaching, at Bielefeld University. Today he is a member of the university’s Continuing Education and Governance of Lifelong Learning working group. Until the end of 2017, he was president of Deutsche Studentenwerk (German National Association for Student Affairs).