Equal Opportunities at the Fritz Haber Institute

Policy governing equal opportunities for women and men at the Max Planck Society

It is the declared aim of the Max Planck Society to account for the differences and diversity of women and men in all its decisions and to prevent discrimination. The employment of equal numbers of both sexes and their equality of opportunities as well as the compatibility of work and family life are promoted. Every employee, particularly those with supervisory and management functions, bears responsibility for this.

Equal opportunities at the FHI

The Equal Opportunities Officers of the Fritz Haber Institute support the institute's management in fulfilling its mandate for equal opportunities. They are involved in personnel, organisational and social measures concerning the equality of women and men, the compatibility of family and work as well as protection against sexual harassment and mobbing at the workplace. As contact persons and advisors for all female and male employees on issues relating to equal opportunities, gender sensitivity and the compatibility of career and family, they are subject to confidentiality in this role.

Parent-Child Room

Haber-Villa, building K, 1st floor left

The FHI offers all parents a room, where you can work during your child is playing or sleeping.

The facilities include:

  • Workplace
  • Toys and books
  • Table for playing and doing handicrafts
  • Changing table and wash-bowl
  • Baby travel bed and baby bouncer
  • Chair (for nursing mothers)

Pick up the key at the reception desk and sign the terms of use. The room can be used rapidly at any time. Furthermore reservations are possible via the administration.

Family Service

pme Familienservice GmbH
https://www.familienservice.de/de/home (for MPG members)
Hotline: 0800 801007080

  • Obtaining a nanny/childminder
  • Obtaining a carer for your parents
  • Child care in case of need (Backup places)

Current Term of Office
November 2018 - December 2020

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