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General information

Here you will find background information and further explanations regarding the DFG’s work in the area of equal opportunity and diversity.

Equal opportunity and diversity topics

Why equal opportunities and diversity are important and which topics receive particular attention in addition to gender equality. more

Research-Oriented Standards on Equal Opportunities

How the DFG supports member institutions in the implementation of the Research-Oriented Standards on Equal Opportunities. more

Equal opportunity monitoring

How gender distribution is developing in science as a whole as well as in DFG funding. more

Reports of sexual harassment in connection with the DFG’s funding activities

The DFG is committed to a research culture that is open, non-violent and promotes potential. Accordingly, it also pursues a zero-tolerance policy towards any form of sexual harassment. more

Information service

Contact persons

Here you will find the right contacts at the DFG Head Office for various matters: