DFG's toolbox on "Research-Oriented Equality Standards"

The DFG provides information on measures to increase equal opportunities in science with a range of instruments. The toolbox was created on the basis of the comments made by the DFG's member institutions on the "Research-Oriented Equality Standards". It contains selected model examples and is intended to provide an overview of the range of potential measures for equal opportunities.

DFG's toolbox

audit family-friendly…

On 22 November 2005, Paderborn University was the first university in NRW to be awarded the designation of “family-friendly university”.


Paderborn University has received the TOTAL E-QUALITY Award for their equality-oriented Human Resources policies.

Diversity Charter

Paderborn University signed the Diversity Charter in October 2011. Additional information can be found here.