Pader­born Uni­ver­sity gender pro­por­tion stat­ist­ics

Paderborn University regularly collects gender equality data on its students and employees. These gender-specific statistics form the basis for analyzing the situation of women in academia and describe the trend in the proportion of women represented at Paderborn University’s various different academic qualification levels. The statistics identify any need for action and form the basis for the university’s gender equality policies.

The statistics are based on data from Paderborn University’s Student and Graduate Index and from Central University Administration, Division 1.3.

De­tailed stat­ist­ics

The diagram above shows the university’s different academic qualification levels and the respective gender gap within these levels at Paderborn University in 2018, from student up to professorship. In the first two qualification levels (students and graduates), men and women are approximately equally represented; the situation is similar at W2/C3 professorship level. However, it is evident that women are underrepresented in the remaining qualification levels.


Audit Family-Friendly University

On 22 November 2005, Paderborn University underwent the audit family-friendly university and was awarded a certificate as the first university in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Audit Diversity-Friendly University

On 15 March 2023, berufundfamilie’s board of trustees awarded Paderborn University with the audit certificate.

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Paderborn University received the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for its equal opportunities-oriented personnel policy for the first time in 2009.

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Diversity Charter & Association

In October 2011, Paderborn University signed the Diversity Charter.

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Charter for the Reconciliation of Career and Care

In April 2023, Paderborn University signed the Charter for reconciliation of career and care.

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[Translate to English:] Logo Zertifikat „audit familiengerechte hochschule“
Logo "audit vielfaltgerechte hochschule" certificate
Logo of the "TOTAL E-QUALITY" initiative
Logo of the "Charter of Diversity" voluntary commitment
Charter on Reconciliation of Work and Care