Founders: Prof. Dr. Hermann Weber (d.) and his wife Gerda Weber

Foundation council:
Gerda Weber
Prof. Dr. Thomas Puhl (President of the University)
Prof. Dr. Peter Steinbach (managing director)
Barbara Windscheid (Executive Vice President of the University)
Dr. Ulrich Mählert

Purpose of the foundation

The Hermann-Weber-Stiftung supports contemporary history research and the continuation of research on the history of the German labor movement and the history of the GDR.