About the Alliance


The German Alliance for Global Health Research is a network of global health research experts working at German research institutions. It is managed by an interdisciplinary Steering Committee and coordinated by a Secretariat hosted by Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The German Alliance for Global Health Research is sponsored by the German Ministry of Education and Research.

Steering Committee

The interdisciplinary Steering Committee is the key decision-making body of the Alliance. It is elected for a period of two years. Meet our Steering Committee 2020-2022:


Representatives of Biomedicine

Representatives of Public Health

Representatives of Social Sciences and Humanities

Representatives of Engineering and Other Sciences

Representatives of Early Career Researchers and the Host Institution of the Secretariat


The Secretariat of the German Alliance for Global Health Research is hosted by Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

General Assembly

The General Assembly is made up of the members and associate members that have been accepted following our application process.

Full membership in the Alliance is open to all researchers who are affiliated to a publicly-funded German research institution and are involved in global health research and / or whose research projects on global health have been subject to independent academic review or published in relevant peer-reviewed journals in the past three years at the time of application for membership. Interested individuals to whom the current criteria apply only partially can become associate members.

Apply for membership

You do not fulfill the membership criteria but want to stay informed anyway? Contact the secretariat

Our members

Expert profiles of our members and associate members can be found in the Global Health Research Directory. The Directory helps researchers, policy-makers, industry experts, civil society organisations, students and other interested target groups to identify and contact global health research experts from Germany and beyond.

Browse the Global Health Research Directory