Talent, creativity and passion – that’s what the Max Planck Society and the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance rely on. We support our employees irrespective of gender, nationality, religion, disability, age, cultural background or sexual identity, because their diversity is the basis for cutting-edge research.
The Max Planck Society as an employer:
This is offered by the Max Planck Society and the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance:
Researchers from our Institute can participate in special funding and mentoring programmes and get involved in networks that support career planning and qualification. The possibilities:
Read an article about the Sign Up! career building program in Max Planck Research. Link to the PDF.
For parents, there are a number of ways in which Max Planck Society and our institute are involved.
The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (MPG) and their institutes received the “Work and Family” certificate once again in 2016.
After 2006, 2009 and 2012, MPG has thus been confirmed for the fourth time by berufundfamilie GmbH, a company of the non-profit Hertie Foundation, as a family-friendly employer.
The recognised seal of quality for a sustainable, family-oriented personnel policy is valid until 2019.
Information on on the Max Planck Society´s central equal opportunities officer.
Declaration of equal opportunities at the Max Planck Society.
The Policy against sexualized discrimination, harrassment and violence of the Max Planck Society.
Femmenet, the mentoring program of the Max Planck Society.
Sign Up! program for career development for female MPG researchers by the European Academy for Women in Politics and Economics.
Initiative Chefsache, a network of managers from business, science, the public sector and the media who – under the leadership of Angela Merkel – are committed to equal opportunities for women and men
Career Steps Network, an MPG-internal network for career development and the promotion of reconciling work and family life.
The European Platform of Women Scientists, an international non-profit organisation representing female researchers.
Der Deutsche Frauenrat, an umbrella organisation of more than 50 women’s associations and organisations throughout Germany.
Raisa Sherif (Equal Opportunities Officer) and Amanda Duque dos Santos (Deputy Equality Officer) currently hold the posts of Equal Opportunity Officers at the Institute.
Lisa Windsteiger (Senior Research Fellow) and Raisa Sherif (PhD student) from the MPI for Tax Law and Public Finance talk about their work at the Institute (in English and German).