Prof. Alexander Gerber is Chair of Science Communication in Germany. He coordinates a degree programme ( http://bit.ly/SciComm-DE ), offered in English, and free of any tuition fees. His research priorities are upstream engagement, open science, and evaluation. Prof. Gerber stands up for an exchange between scholarship and practise, and would like to foster this through PCST projects. The comparative approach shaping his department, looks at Science Communication from a transcultural point of view.