DFG's equal opportunities measures

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has a large number of equal opportunities measures both in individual funding and in coordinated procedures.

On this page, you can find out more about the possibilities of measures, funding and fundraising for equal opportunities measures.

The Collaborative Research Centers have the possibility to apply for earmarked funds to promote gender equality measures.
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Research training groups also have earmarked funds that can be applied for to promote gender equality measures.
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Priority programs can apply for funding for gender equality measures every year as part of the coordination project.
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The respective head of a researcher group can apply for annual funding for gender equality measures.
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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.