Gender Equality

It is a priority at Heidelberg, Freiburg and Munich to support the carriers of female scientists, especially at levels of independent group leaders and junior faculty. In fact, encouraging increases have been made in the last few years at various levels, especially at the level of junior research group leaders, but additional efforts are required to increase these numbers further, especially up to the level of full professorships. According to the DFG Research-Oriented Standards on Gender Equality Heidelberg University and the University of Freiburg received the top mark 4 in 2013, which means that both universities have a successful and established concept that is maintained and steadily improved. Both universities of Munich received the mark 3 in 2013 for their convincing concept on gender equality that to the most part has been implemented.
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