Press Contact

Ulrich von Lampe

Head of Press and Public Relations

E-Mail: lampe(at)

Telephone: +49 30 33 85 537 -201
Mobile: +49 171 1964 449


Ulrich von Lampe is MCC’s Head of Press and Public Relations. He is responsible for, and coordinates, the institute’s classical and digital media work. He supports the research groups by presenting and discussing their results in the media, and advises the Directorate on communications and strategic issues.

He studied in Hamburg and Cologne, finished university with a degree in economics, and aquired journalistic knowledge as a trainee and then economic editor at the daily newspaper “Kölnische Rundschau”. After that he moved to the economics magazine “Capital”, where he managed and coordinated the politics section. Before joining MCC, he worked as chief editor in the media house of the German Economic Institute in Cologne.



Maria Bader

Communications Manager

Email: bader(at)

Telephone: +49 30 33 85 537 -365

Maria Bader works in the press office of the MCC mainly for the Kopernikus project Ariadne, which is organized together with 25 partner institutes. Her tasks there include the public relations für the results from the research groups, the Ariadne website and the support for event management.

After training as an advertising merchant, Maria Bader completed her master's degree in communication sciences at the Free University of Berlin. Before joining the MCC, she worked in PR agencies, associations and institutes, including eight years in the Marketing & Communications department of Deutsche Bank Finanzberatung.