The Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration is based on an initiative of the Stiftung Mercator and the VolkswagenStiftung. The initiative includes seven member foundations. In addition to the Stiftung Mercator and the VolkswagenStiftung, the member foundations are: Bertelsmann Stiftung, Freudenberg Foundation, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stifterverband and Vodafone Foundation Germany.
Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer
Chairperson of the Expert Council
Faculty of Management and Economics at the University of Bochum
Thomas Bauer is Professor of Economics at the University of Bochum and Vice-President of the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research in Essen. His fields of expertise include the economics of migration, population economics and applied microeconometrics.