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The German Science and Humanities Council (Wissenschaftsrat, WR) advises the Federal Government and the governments of the states (Länder) on issues relating to the content and structural development of higher education institutions, science and research.

The WR records its various tasks within the framework of a work programme.

The WR work programme is updated in January and July of each year and adopted by its plenary assembly.

To the WR work programme (German version only).