The Hydrogeology Department of the Institute of Applied Geosciences is headed by Prof. Dr. Nico Goldscheider. Thematically, the department is further divided into two working groups, Experimental Hydrogeology and Hydrochemistry as well as Numerical and Hydraulic Methods, each headed by PhD hydrogeologists. In addition, two post-doctoral scientists and ten doctoral students and fellows are currently employed as research assistants. The team is completed by three technical and one administrative staff. In addition, two habilitated lecturers are part of the teaching team.