General press information Directors Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse has been the Director of ZOiS since October 2016. You can find further information as well as an image for download here. Dr. Christian Schaich Christian Schaich has been the Administrative Director at ZOiS since 1 October 2016, where he is responsible for all matters relating to the administration and finances. You can find further information as well as an image for download here. ZOiS The Research Institute ZOiS started its work in October 2016 and concentrates on medium-term, socially relevant research on Eastern Europe. You can find more information here. Publications Various publication formats distribute research outcomes and expertise from the ZOiS network to policy-makers and institutions, the media, and the wider public. You can find more information here.