Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science

Language Selection

Breadcrumb Navigation


Prof. Dr. Martin Gross for the MDR

"Why Magdeburg lowers the requirements for top positions in the municipal government"


In Magdeburg two of the most important positions in the municipal administration are to be filled. The councillors for culture and economy are retiring. There are major tasks in both areas - after all, Magdeburg wants to become Europes cultural capital. Furthermore, after the Enercon disaster, the city must prove that it is still a good location for investors. So leadership skills are required. However, the requirements have been scaled down for these very jobs. 

Link to the full article here.