Prof. Schmid is the Chairman of the German Statistical Society
Since 1996 Prof. Schmid is the President of the Doctoral Committee of the Economic Faculty of the European University Viadrina Frankfurt(Oder)
From 2009 till 2013 Prof. Schmid was the Chairman of the "Working Group for Stochastic Models in Reliability, Quality and Safety"
Since September 2015 Prof. Schmid is the liaison lecturer of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Prof. Schmid is co-editor in the following journals: