Advisory body to the legislative bodies and the federal Government


The Social Advisory Council is composed of:

1. four representatives of insured persons
2. four representatives of employers
3. one representative of the Deutsche Bundesbank
4. three representatives from economic and social science faculties

The Social Advisory Council´s members are nominated by the organisation they are to represent, the academic representatives are nominated by the Federal Government after consultation with the German Rector´s Conference, and are appointed by the Federal Government for a period of four years.

The chair of the Social Advisory Council is elected by its members for a period of two years.