We are in the process of creating an English version of the purchasing information. In the meantime, we respectfully request that you refer to the German language version of these pages.

As of February 2019, the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) introduces processing of electronic invoices. Starting with the MPG’s General Administration, all institutes will make this change. Here you will find information, at what time each Max-Planck-Institute will make the switch towards reception of digital invoices. [more]
If the goods are delivered duty unpaid from a third country or if they have a US origin, please provide us with export control and customs relevant data (HS code) for each item of the order. Please use the sample form "Declaration Export Control Classification" below. [more]
Equivalency Determination (ED) was developed for the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science. ("Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science") with NGOsource (United States of America). [more]
The following terms and conditions apply to all contracts for services to be concluded by the facilities of the Max Planck Society, in particular to service, purchase and work contracts as well as to contracts for the delivery of movable objects to be manufactured or produced. [more]
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