The International Affairs Unit takes care of the Institute’s interests in an international context. Besides coordinating and maintaining international contacts, this also includes representing the Institute in international committees. Moreover, the Unit collaborates actively in international projects of evidence-based medicine. For instance, it is engaged in the EUnetHTA network promoted by the European Union.
Head of the International Affairs Unit
Dr. rer. nat. Cornelia Rüdig
Luz Irene Urbina
The Communications Unit is the central contact for users of the IQWiG websites and media representatives. It is responsible for the Institute’s public relations work. Staff members provide information on scientific findings on the website IQWiG.de. They are also in charge of organizing the Institute’s events, e.g. the Autumn Symposium. Moreover, the staff members assist the departments with the composition of scientific texts in English (medical writing) and translate extracts of the IQWiG reports and the website texts on iqwig.de into English.
Head of the Communication Unit
Dr. Babette Bürger
Dr. Andrea Kamphuis
Dr. med. Jörg Lauterberg
Dr. Beatrice Wolter
The Quality Assurance Unit has a cross-departmental function and is responsible for the concluding scientific, formal and technical quality assurance of the Institute's products. Its staff members also work on the further development of methods for quality assurance.
Head of the Quality Assurance Unit
Dr. Nina Castor
Dr. med. Robert Großelfinger
Petra Lange, Dipl.-Ges.Oec. (FH)
Dr. rer. nat. Gregor Moritz
Dr. Andrea Tasar
Dr. André Wilmer
The Legal Unit is responsible for the legal affairs of the Institute and advises the Institute Management, the departments and the other units on all legal issues. The Legal Unit also acts as the Institute's tendering office and is responsible for the preparation and conduct of national and European award procedures. In addition, the Legal Unit represents the Institute's legal interests. Its main responsibilities are contract and procurement law, copyright law, employment law, foundation law, as well as internet and media law.
Head of the Legal Unit