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

Suddenly you are unimportant

WirtschaftsWoche, 10 September 2021
“Many are looking forward to retirement, because they can get rid of the tight constraints,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

Nimble and efficient

ZEIT Germany, 19 July 2021
“I’m a European with a global reach,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

Presenting the past

ZEIT Germany, 19 July 2021
“We want to be very aware of our role in society. To do this, we need facts,“ 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.