Directors' Office:
Anja Hänig
phone: +49 351 4659-200
fax: +49 351 4659-500
e-mail: a.haenig(at)

Dr. Doreen Kirmse

Position:Administrative Director
Address:IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstraße 20
01069 Dresden
Telephone number:+49-351-4659-200

Curriculum Vitae

Since 1st April 2015, Administrative Director and Executive Board of the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW)

1972Born in Dahme/Mark
1991 – 1996 Law study course at Potsdam and Jena Universities
1996First State Examination in Law
1996 – 1999Research assistant at the Faculty for Civil Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial and Corporate Law, Economic Law at Jena University
1999 – 2001Trainee lawyer at the Appellate Court of Berlin
2001Second State Examination in Law
2001Doctoral degree (Dr. iur.)
2001 - 2002Legal secretary and lawyer, Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen (Association of German Foundations), Berlin
2002 – 2008Lawyer at Beiten Burkhardt Law Office, Frankfurt am Main
2005 Specialist lawyer for tax law
2009 – 2015Head of Division and lawyer, Max Planck Society, General Administration, Munich
2015Malik Master of Management