About us

The Centre for Planning and Evaluation of Social Services was founded in 1997 as a central research institute of the University of Siegen. Since 2022, ZPE is a research institute of Faculty II (Education, Architecture and Fine Arts). ZPE’s activities are interdisciplinary and supported by members of multiple faculties.

The position of managing director is currently held by Prof. Dr. Johannes Schädler. Heike Krütt is head of the ZPE office.

Strategic orientation and professional work are coordinated by the board. Current members of the ZPE board are Prof. Dr. Albrecht Rohrmann (speaker), Prof. Dr. Sabine Meier (vice speaker) and Lena Bertelmann (representative of the academic mid-level faculty). ZPE’s general assembly advises and supports the work of the board.