Prof. Monika Hagedorn-Saupe
Prof. Monika Hagedorn-Saupe studied mathematics, sociology,
psychology, and education at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, at Kings College London,
and at the Freie Universität Berlin, with a focus on adult education. Since 1985,
she has been staff member of the Institut für Museumsforschung (SMB-IfM), overseeing
the annual visitor statistics of all German museums. Since 1994, she has been Head
of the department "Visitor-related museum research and museum statistics", is
responsible for several European projects and acts as the Deputy Director of the Institute.
Since 1997 she chairs the Special Interest Group on Documentation (Fachgruppe Dokumentation)
in the German museum association (Deutscher Museumsbund e.V.) and is Secretary of CIDOC,
the documentation committee in ICOM. In 2001, she was nominated from the German Federal
government to participate in the European NRG (National Representatives Group on
Digitisation in Culture). She is continuously teaching museology at the University
of Applied Sciences FHTW in Berlin, and in Frankfurt/Oder, and is Honorary Professor at the FHTW since 2006.