Equal Opportunity

Freedom of research is a core principle of our Institute as well as of the Max Planck Society. Our staff come from all regions and cultures of the world, and the diversity of our scientists is an indispensable aspect of the outstanding research carried out at our Institute. A prerequisite for cooperative working and the best possible research environment is open and non-discriminatory behaviour at the Institute. We promote and support young scientists irrespective of gender, nationality, religion, disability, age, cultural origin and sexual identity. The diversity of our scientists is the basis for the top research carried out at our Institute. As a STEM Institute, we particularly encourage female scientists at our institute and strive to strengthen their visibility in the scientific community.

Equality opportunity has different aspects which we aim to implement independently of each other: