Prof. Dr. Ruth Schilling - Faculty of Social Sciences

Ruth Schilling is the new managing director of the German Maritime Museum (DSM) / Leibniz Institute of Maritime History. This was decided by the Foundation Board.

Ruth Schilling teaches communication of museum-related history of science within the History Department at the University of Bremen.  

At DSM, the historian was previously in charge of the two scientific program areas. As senior DSM curator, she has also been responsible for major exhibition projects such as the redesign of the Kogge Hall and several successful special exhibitions.

Schilling succeeds Prof. Dr. Sunhild Kleingärtner, who left the museum on January 20 to pursue new endeavors after a research stay in the United States.

Portrait Ruth Schilling
Prof. Dr. Ruth Schilling