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Organizational structure of the UBA

Construction workers' helmets neatly lined up on a shelf

UBA is divided into five divisions responsible for different environmental topics and the Central Office Division Z with central service units for the UBA. You can find a detailed overview in our organizational chart, and information on the individual divisions in the menu on the right. read more


Guided tours

Are you interested in a guided tour of the UBA office building in Dessau-Roßlau? Then please contact our cooperation partner. You can find the contact details in the contact box on the right. read more

News on The UBA

Professor Dirk Messner appointed new President of the UBA

Dirk Messner

The internationally renowned sustainability scientist Dirk Messner will become the new President of the German Environment Agency on 1 January 2020. On 31 July 2019, the German Federal Cabinet approved this personnel proposal by Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze. Professor Messner succeeds Maria Krautzberger, who is retiring at the end of the year. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

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