Dr. Sabine König

Dr. Sabine König
Administrative Managing Director

Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 341 6025 1801

Dr. Sabine König. Foto: André Künzelmann/UFZ

Since March 2019, Dr. Sabine König is the Administrative Director of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and is thus responsible for the areas of administration and infrastructure.

Dr. Sabine König studied physics at the University of Karlsruhe and the Trinity College in Dublin. She completed her PhD thesis at the Technical University of Munich. Dr. Sabine König has gained a broad repertoire of experience in science and business as a research assistant at the CNRS Institute in France, as a consultant for McKinsey & Co. and as a group leader at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Between 2003 and 2014 she supported the establishment of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen, Germany. Until her move to the UFZ, she was Chancellor of the Wilhelm Löhe University of Applied Sciences in Fürth, Germany.

She is an honorary member of the advisory board of the Gesellschaft für Organisation gfo and is involved in the selection of candidates for the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).