Research project support

To support female junior professors and postdoc students at Paderborn University in their research project, a pool of academic staff positions has been set up. All female junior professors and postdoc students in all faculties at Paderborn University are eligible to access this pool one time only, with the academic staff available on a 12-month basis. 

Information is available at: Directive on the allocation of funding within the framework of the Equality Concept – Grant Line 2: Support for female junior professors and postdoc students through 0.5 academic staff positions



Central Equal Opportunities Officer
Room: E2.103
Phone: 05251/60-3724
Email: irmgard.pilgrim(at)uni-paderborn(dot)de

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.

audit vielfaltsgerechte…

Das Kuratorium der berufundfamilie erteilt zum 15. März 2023 das Zertifikat zum audit vielfaltsgerechte hochschule an die Universität Paderborn.