Staff Council


The Staff Council is elected to represent the interests of employees at our institute. Its rights and the legal basis for its existence are derived from the Personnel Representation Act of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (PersVG MV) and applicable federal laws.

In particular, the Staff Council has the following general duties (Section 61 PersVG):

  • Applying for measures in the interest of the institution and its employees
  • Ensuring that the applicable laws, directives, collective agreements, operating agreements and administrative instructions in favour of the employees are implemented
  • Receiving suggestions and complaints from employees and, if they appear justified, working towards their resolution with the head of the institution
  • Promoting the integration of foreign employees into the institution and communication between them and the German employees.