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

Professor Ursula M. Staudinger appointed new rector of TU Dresden

Leipziger Internet Zeitung, 9 July 2020
“With Prof. Staudinger, an internationally networked and highly competent scientist with a broad spectrum of experience takes over the leadership of the TU Dresden, “ says Science Minister Sebastian Gemkow.

The Founder

Psychology Today, 3 April 2020
“I can know a lot about life, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that I have my life under control,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

The new me slumbering inside of us

GEO, April 2020
“The older we get, the more we use our resources,“ 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.