“We have more life time available – but we have to seize it and shape it.”

Für immer Feierabend
(End of work for good)

Münchner Merkur, 5 February 2019
“A progressive transition into retirement would be ideal,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

Da geht noch was!
(There's more to come!)

FOCUS, 42/2018
“Every person has the responsibility to actively shape the last life phase,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

Never done: A new generation, reconfiguring retirement

Harald-Tribune, 13 October 2018
“I think without doubt there have been massive changes in the work biographies of women,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Ursula Staudinger publications


Ursula Staudinger is the author/co-author of over 200 publications dealing with aspects of demographic change, the aging process and wisdom. To obtain the password for these view PDFs, please contact us.


Today, people in modern societies live approximately 30 years longer than was the case 100 years ago. Those extra years should be shaped in an active and conscious way. Ursula Staudinger investigates the plasticity of the aging process.

Ursula Staudinger


Demographic change brings about new opportunities and challenges. What does lifelong learning mean? Demographic expert Ursula M. Staudinger is keen to answer media inquiries and to explain the findings of her aging research.