Jan Schultheiß


Coordinator of the UAEU partnership on Culture and Cultural heritage

Jan Schultheiß is a policy officer at the Federal Ministry for Housing, Urban Development and Building, in the division "Vibrant Communities, National Urban Development Projects".

One of his main tasks is the Coordination of the Urban Agenda for the EU, Partnership on Culture and Cultural Heritage, as well as the leadership on two so-called "Actions" on integrated risk management and dissonant heritage. He also supports IBA (Internationale Bauausstellungen / International Building Exhibitions) as an experimental tool for high-quality urban development, as well as the New European Bauhaus initiative.

Jan Schultheiß is an art historian (BA Roosevelt University, Chicago) and an urban planner (Master in Urban Planning, Harvard University, Cambridge).