Central Institute Infrastructure

The Planets of our Solar System and four large moons of Jupiter above the Moon's surface
This solar-system montage of the planets and 4 large moons of Jupiter in our solar system are set against a false-color view of the Rosette Nebula. The light emitted from the Rosette Nebula results from the presence of hydrogen (red), oxygen (green) and sulfur (blue).



This organisational unit is responsible for the Institute's infrastructure and thus for ensuring the day-to-day management, administrative scientific operations, infrastructural processes and PR of the Institute:

  • Support for the institute's  strategic development
  • Strategic and operational controlling for the  institute
  • IT management, coordination of IT-relevant processes in the institute
  • Personnel management
  • Quality control assigned to the institute's director
  • Regional Planetary Image Facility (RPIF), image library
  • Education and Public Outreach (EPO)
  • Cross-project support and project management
  • Space and laboratory management


Judit Jänchen

Department Head
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Institute of Planetary Research
Department Central Institute Infrastructure
Rutherfordstraße 2, 12489 Berlin