Short CV/Education and training

  • 1981 – 1983
    Research Assistant, Centre for Survey Design and Methodology (ZUMA), Mannheim, Germany. Head of project: Evaluation of Socio-Scientific Hiring Scales

  • 1982
    Diplom degree (sociology and social psychology, with a minor in psychology), University of Mannheim, Germany

  • 1983 – 1984
    Graduate studies (sociology, economics, statistics), University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

  • 1984 – 1988
    Research Assistant at Harvard University (Prof. Annemette Sørensen), Centre for Educational Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Prof. Aage B. Sørensen; Prof. Michael Aiken)

  • 1987
    M. A. (social sciences), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 1988 – 1991
    Staff researcher, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin. Research Area: Education, Employment and Social Development. (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Karl Ulrich Mayer)

  • 1989
    PhD (social sciences), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 1991 – 1992
    Fellow at the Harvard Business School, Program for Organizational Behaviour, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 1992 – 2007
    Professor of sociology at LMU Munich, Germany, on leave from February 2003 to February 2007

  • 1993
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) and venia legendi (authorisation to teach) in sociology, Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany, Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences I

  • 2003 – 2007
    Director of the Institute of Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg, Germany

  • Since 2007
    President of the Social Science Research Centre (WZB), Berlin

  • Since 2007
    Professor of the sociology of education and labour market research at Humboldt University of Berlin

Selected publications

  • Allmendinger, J.: Verschenkte Potenziale? Lebensverläufe nicht erwerbstätiger Frauen. Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus Verlag, 2010.

  • Allmendinger, J., Nikolai, R., Ebner, C.: Soziologische Bildungsforschung. In: Rudolf Tippelt/Bernhard Schmidt (eds.), Handbuch für Bildungsforschung. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2009. pp. 47-70.

  • Allmendinger, J. et al.: The Allocation of Money in Couples. The End of Inequality? In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie 35(3), 2006. pp. 212-226.

  • Allmendinger, J. et al.: Eigenes Geld? Gemeinsames Leben: Zur Bedeutung von Geld in modernen Paarbeziehungen. In: Ulrich Beck/Christoph Lau (eds.), Entgrenzung und Entscheidung: Was ist neu an der Theorie reflexiver Modernisierung? Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2004. pp. 307-325.

  • Allmendinger, J., Leibfried, S.: Education and the Welfare State: The Four Worlds of Competence Production. In: European Journal of Social Policy 13(1), 2003. pp. 63-81.

  • Allmendinger, J.: Bildungsarmut: Zur Verschränkung von Bildungs- und Sozialpolitik. In: Soziale Welt 50, 1999. pp. 35-50.

  • Allmendinger, J., Hackman, J.R.: Organizations in a Changing World: The Case of East-German Orchestras. In: Administrative Science Quarterly 41, 1996. pp. 337-369.

  • Allmendinger, J., Hackman, J.R.: The More, the Better? On the Inclusion of Women in Professional Organizations. In: Social Forces 74(2), 1996. pp. 423-460.

  • Allmendinger, J.: Educational Systems and Labor Market Outcomes. In: European Sociological Review 5(3), 1989. pp. 231-250.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • "Social State Transformation: Impacts on familial bonds and the perception of social inequality". Funding: Hans Böckler Foundation. CV Jutta Allmendinger, 2009 – 2010

  • "Returning to work for women: The potentials of non-employed women for the labour market". Funding: German Federal Ministry for Family, Seniors, Women and Youth, 2008 – 2010

  • "Frauen auf dem Sprung: How young women want to live today". Funding: Gruner & Jahr Media, 2008 – 2009

  • "Labour Market Entry". Funding: Initiative for a New Social Market Economy (INSM), 2008 – 2009

  • Preparation of an expert report on the topic "Relation between Education and Life Chances". Funding: Bertelsmann Foundation, 2008 – 2009

  • "Education and Transitions into the Labour Market". Funding: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), 2007 – 2011

  • Phase III of project B6 "Living together? Managing separately? Chances and Limits of Individualisation in Relationships". Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG) within the framework of the Collaborative Research Centre 536 "Reflexive Modernising", 2005 – 2009

  • "Organisations and Gender-Specific Wages". Funding: DFG, 2002 – 2005

  • Phase II of project B6 "Living together? Managing separately? Chances and Limits of Individualisation in Relationships". Funding: DFG within the framework of the Collaborative Research Centre 536 "Reflexive Modernising", 2002 – 2005

  • "Evaluation of the German ‘Wehrmacht’ exhibition, Munich". Funding: Hamburg Institute for Social Research.

  • Focus: Social Policy, 2002 – 2003

  • "Professional Careers in Reinsurance". Funding: Munich RE, 2000 – 2003

  • Phase I project B6 "Living together? Managing separately? Chances and Limits of Individualisation in Relationships". Funding: DFG within the framework of the Collaborative Research Centre 536 "Reflexive Modernising", 1999 – 2002

  • "The situation of young academics in sociology". Funding: German Sociological Association (GSA), 1999 – 2000

  • "Growth to Limits?" Gender Segregation in Organisations and Working Groups. Funding: DFG, 1998 – 2002

  • "Science as profession". Funding: Volkswagen Foundation, 1997 – 2000

  • "Professional Careers of Women in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft". Funding: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, 1997 – 1998

  • "Women in science". Funding: Hans Böckler Foundation, 1996 – 1997

  • "Professional Careers of Women in the Max Planck Society". Funding: Max Planck Society, 1995 – 1996

  • "Part-time Work in Leadership Positions". Funding: City of Munich, 1995 – 1996

  • "Creating Reports for the City of Munich". Funding: City of Munich, 1995

  • "Analysis on Use of and Satisfaction with Flexible Work Time in the City of Munich". Funding: City of Munich, 1993 – 1994

  • "Individualization and Social Inequality Research: Developing methods for the ALLBUS 1994". Together with Ulrich Beck. Funding: DFG, 1993 – 1994

  • "International Study of Leadership and Mobility in Symphony Orchestras". Funding: Harvard Business School and Max Planck Institute for Human Development. Focus: Sociology of the Life Development, Family Sociology, International Comparison, 1991 – 1995

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Board of the “FrauenMediaTurm”, Cologne, since 2010

  • Member of the Board of Humboldt University , since 2009

  • Member of the Foundation Council of the Foundation German Museum of Technology Berlin, since 2009

  • Member of the Committee on Minimum Wages of the German federal government, since 2009

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the "berufundfamilie" gGmbH ("career and family" non-profit company), Frankfurt (chairperson since 2010), since 2009

  • Member of the German Social Advisory Council (GSAC) of the German federal government, since 2008

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Foundation European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), 2008 – 2009

  • Member of the Expert Commission for Research and Innovation (EFI) of the German federal government, since 2007

  • Member of the Berlin Board (appointment by Governing Mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit), since 2007

  • Member of the Board of Governors of Jacobs University Bremen, since 2007

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, since 2007

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI), Karlsruhe, 2007

  • Member of the Innovation Circle on Vocational Education and Training of the German Federal Ministry for Research and Education (appointed by Federal Minister for Research and Education, Prof. Dr. Annette Schavan), 2006 – 2007

  • Member of the Forum Bildung (educational forum) of the German Social Democratic Party, Party Executive, 2006

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB), 2006

  • Member of the Scientific Commission of the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat), since 2006

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Hans Böckler Foundation, Düsseldorf, since 2006

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board Socio-scientific Archive Konstanz, since 2006

  • Member of the Foundation Council of the Japanese-German Centre Berlin (JDZB), since 2006

  • Member of the Foundation Council of the Darmstadt University of Technology, 2005 – 2009

  • Member of the Research Council of the European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy, 2005 – 2008

  • Member of the German Council for Social and Economic Data (German Federal Ministry for Research and Education), 2004 – 2007

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board "Educational Report for Germany" (by order of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the “Länder” in the Federal Republic of Germany).

  • Member of the Advisory Board “Development of Universities” at the Baden-Württemberg Ministry for Science, Research and Arts, 2004 – 2006

  • Member of the Chamber for Social Order of the Protestant Church in Germany, 2004 – 2006

  • Member of the Steering Committee for the project "Taking Forward the EU Social Inclusion Process" by order of the Luxemburg EU-council presidents 2005, 2004 – 2005

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Körber Foundation, Hamburg, 2003 – 2010

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Jacobs Centre for Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development at the International University Bremen, 2003 – 2008

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the State Institute of School Education and Educational Research (ISB), Munich, 2003 – 2006

  • Member of the Expert Committee of the 7th Family Report of the German Federal Ministry for Family, Seniors, Women and Youth, 2003 – 2005

  • Member of the Working Group “Equal Opportunities and Family Friendliness in the Economy” (Appointed by German Federal Minister of Family, Renate Schmidt), 2003 – 2005

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Working Group “Intercultural Conflicts and Social Integration” at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin, 2003 – 2005

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS), Mannheim, 2003 – 2005

  • Member of the Committee for Teaching of the German Council of Science and Humanities, 2003

  • Chairperson of the Scientific Advisory board of the Institute of Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg (with Dieter Sadowski), 2000 – 2002

  • Member of the Directorate of the German Sociological Association (GSA), 1999 – 2002

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Low Income Panel (NIEP) of the German Federal Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs, 1998 – 2002

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Population Research and Social Policy, Bielefeld, 1997 – 2002

Review Activities

  • Member of the Jury for the Innovation Award Berlin-Brandenburg, since 2008

  • Member of the Jury for the Berlin Science Award of the Governing Mayor of Berlin, since 2008

  • Member of the Appointment Board of the University of Applied Labour Studies of the Federal Employment Agency, Schwerin, 2006-2007

  • Member of the Expert Committee for the Focus “Education” of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Göttingen, 2006

  • Member of the Project Group “Women in Science” of the German Rectors’ Conference, 2006

  • Member of the Jury for the German Sponsorship Award “Youth at Work” of the German Federal Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs and the German Federal Employment Agency, 2005 – 2006

  • Member of the Working Committee to prepare the Carl-Bertelsmann-Prize “Youth Generation and Labour”, 2005

  • Member of the Advisory Committee “Integrated Economic/Business Studies” of Heidelberg University, 2005

  • Member of the Review Committee of the Scientific Centre for Higher Education Research, Kassel University, 2005

  • Member of the Assessment Group of the Leibniz Association for the Evaluation of the Rhenisch-Westphalian Institute for Economic Research (RWI), Essen, 2005

  • Member of Jury for the Sponsorship Competition “Arranging Employment – Companies Show Responsibility” of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, 2004 – 2005

  • Member of the Assessment Group of the Leibniz Association for the Evaluation of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin, 2004

  • Member of the Jury for the Sponsorship Competition “Erfolgsfaktor Familie 2005” (“success factor family”) of the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, 2004

  • Member of the Appointment Board “Gerontology Vechta” of the University Vechta, 2004

  • Member of the Appointment Boards at the Institute for Sociology and Demography, Rostock University, 2003 – 2004

  • Member of the Scientific Committee Lower Saxony “Research Evaluation Political Science and Sociology in Lower Saxony”, 2003 – 2004

  • Report, Enquete-Committee “Globalization of the World Economy” of the German Bundestag on “Women in Science”, 2002

  • Member of the Selection Committee for the program “Young Academics at Universities” of the Volkswagen Foundation, 2001 – 2002

  • Correspondent for the Postgraduate Schools in the Senate and Appropriations Committee of the German Research Foundation, 1998 – 2004

  • Member of the Jury of the Körber Foundation to award the Studies Award "Risks", 1998 – 1999

  • Assessment of research proposals for the Volkswagen Foundation, since 1997

  • Advisory activity, Expert Commission “Rentenreform 1996” under the direction of the Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Dr. Norbert Blüm, 1996

  • Advisory activity, Commission “Services 2000 Plus” of the German Federal Ministry for Education, Science, Research and Technology, 1996

  • Evaluator, Program “Targeted Socio-Economic Research” of the Commission of the European Union, Brussels, 1995

  • Scientific Advisor of the Zeitschrift für Soziologie (Journal for Sociology), since 1994

  • Assessment of manuscripts for the journals: American Journal of Sociology; Social Forces; Zeitschrift für Soziologie, since 1992

  • Member of the Editorial board of the Arnold and Caroline Rose Monograph Series of the American Sociological Association (Rutgers University Press), 1992 – 1996

  • Doctoral Admissions Committee, Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, 1986 – 1987

Media coverage

Additional qualifications

  • Co-editor of the journal Forschung. Politik – Strategie – Management (Research. Politics – Strategy – Management), UVW UniversitätsVerlagWebler, since 2009

  • Managing editor of Zeitschrift für Arbeitsmarktforschung (Journal of Labour Market Research; was Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- and Berufsforschung (MittAB) until 2003), 2003 – 2007

  • Co-editor of Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- and Berufsforschung (MittAB – News from Labour Market and Career Research), 2001 – 2003

  • Editor of the series Studien zur Wissenschafts- und Orangisationssoziologie (Studies on Sociology of Science and Organisational Sociology) Opladen: Leske + Budrich (now published by VS Verlag für social sciences), 1999 – 2003

  • Development, editor, then co-editor of the journal European Societies, European Sociological Association. First edition in April 1999 (Routledge), 1998 – 2001


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