Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung

From 2011-2012 Christian Bär was the president of the German Mathematical Society, (Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung, DMV). The DMV was founded in  1890 and has currently about 5000 members. It supports mathematics in research, teaching and applications. It promotes exchange on the national and the international level. It lobbies for mathematics in society, education, universities, and politics.