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

Live better in the middle years

Der Tagesspiegel, 3 March 2021
“People who have to cope with many complex tasks in everyday life remain mentally very productive up to their sixties,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

topcast #12: Prof. Ursula M. Staudinger

Top Magazin Dresden/Ostsachsen, 16 April 2021
“We want to make lifelong studying attractive,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

60, male, West German – still

www.jmwiarda.de, 3 March 2021
“If you run a monoculture, productivity decreases,“ 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.