Support for young researchers

Meeting point Lindau

After two years of online only encounters, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2022 took place onsite again more

Living diversity - but how?

How do you successfully develop a long-term strategy for a diverse and inclusive culture? The MPI for Psycholinguistics has set up a local working group to tackle this challenge more

Opening doors for equal opportunities

PhD student Franziska Bröker from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics initiated the CaCTüS Internship programme for less advantaged students more

Asifa Akhtar, Vice President of the Max Planck Society and director at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Asifa Akhtar is Vice President of the Max Planck Society and head of the Max Planck Presidential Commission on Equal Opportunities. In this interview, she talks about her engagement for a cultural change towards more diversity and inclusion at the Max Planck Society. A plea to dare more diversity and inclusion. more

Positive Interim Evaluation of the Max Planck Schools

From December 2020 to April 2021, a panel of experts led by Prof. Karl Max Einhäupl, former chairman of the German Council of Science and Humanities and former CEO of Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, conducted an evaluation of the Max Planck Schools more

Digital Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society 2021

The Max Planck Society's members and committees are meeting digitally again for their Annual Meeting more

Max Planck Schools expand network of Fellows

As of October 01, 2021 onwards, 120 Fellows reappointed and 14 newly appointed more

Significant increase in applications for Max Planck Schools

The Max Planck Schools as a joint initiative of German universities and non-university research institutions continue to gain visibility more

Four questions for Raisa Sherif

Raisa Sherif,  now a senior research fellow at Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, talks about her work, what advice she has for girls who want to become researchers, and the challenges of becoming a researcher. more

Higher pay for doctoral researchers

Max Planck funding contracts remunerated according to the DFG funding rates since 1 January 2021 more

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Meeting point Lindau

After two years of online only encounters, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2022 took place onsite again more

Living diversity - but how?

How do you successfully develop a long-term strategy for a diverse and inclusive culture? The MPI for Psycholinguistics has set up a local working group to tackle this challenge more

Positive Interim Evaluation of the Max Planck Schools

From December 2020 to April 2021, a panel of experts led by Prof. Karl Max Einhäupl, former chairman of the German Council of Science and Humanities and former CEO of Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, conducted an evaluation of the Max Planck Schools more

Digital Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society 2021

The Max Planck Society's members and committees are meeting digitally again for their Annual Meeting more

Max Planck Schools expand network of Fellows

As of October 01, 2021 onwards, 120 Fellows reappointed and 14 newly appointed more

Significant increase in applications for Max Planck Schools

The Max Planck Schools as a joint initiative of German universities and non-university research institutions continue to gain visibility more

Higher pay for doctoral researchers

Max Planck funding contracts remunerated according to the DFG funding rates since 1 January 2021 more

The first doctoral researchers start at the Max Planck Schools

The selection and admission process for the first round of applications of the Max Planck Schools has been completed. more

When alumni give career advice

Max Planck alumni and young researchers came together for two days of sharing and learning at Harnack House in Berlin more

More annual days of holiday for PhD students with funding agreement

Executive Board of Max Planck Society decides to increase vacation entitlement to 30 days more

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Opening doors for equal opportunities

PhD student Franziska Bröker from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics initiated the CaCTüS Internship programme for less advantaged students more

Asifa Akhtar, Vice President of the Max Planck Society and director at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Asifa Akhtar is Vice President of the Max Planck Society and head of the Max Planck Presidential Commission on Equal Opportunities. In this interview, she talks about her engagement for a cultural change towards more diversity and inclusion at the Max Planck Society. A plea to dare more diversity and inclusion. more

Four questions for Raisa Sherif

Raisa Sherif,  now a senior research fellow at Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, talks about her work, what advice she has for girls who want to become researchers, and the challenges of becoming a researcher. more

Film: International Max Planck Research Schools

Structured doctoral training and excellent research conditions - this is what the International Max Planck Research Schools stand for. more

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