There are two staff units at the head office of the German Science and Humanities Council (Wissenschaftsrat, WR). Both, the Press and Public Relations Department and the Knowledge Management Department, provide advice and support based on their expert knowledge:
Press and Public Relations
The “Press and Public Relations” staff unit is the interface of the German Science and Humanities Council (Wissenschaftsrat, WR) the outside world and brings the body and its members into public awareness as opinion leaders.
Knowledge and Information Management
The Knowledge Management staff unit supports the head office in making the knowledge needed for its work available at the right time and in the right place. To this end, various instruments and measures are developed and existing processes for dealing with knowledge and information (generation, preservation, distribution, application) are regularly scrutinised and expanded, also at the interface between the head office and the WR.