The working group aims at establishing a culture of diversity and inclusion towards improving working conditions. The main goal is to ensure that all Leibniz doctoral researchers benefit from equal opportunities throughout their professional development, regardless of socio-economic status, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and physical or mental health. This working group is subdivided in the survey group and PhD agreement group.
The PhD agreement group focuses on the creation of guidelines that will help ensure equal and rightful supervision standards for all doctoral researchers and collaborates closely with the working group of “Karriereförderung” of the Leibniz Association. The current aim is to provide an agreement with minimum standards that apply to all institutes. The agreement is meant to function as a basis to establish or improve existing PhD agreements.