The Herder Institute is committed as a member of the Leibniz Association to engage in equal opportunity and implement the research-oriented standards on gender equality by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft through 2013.
The previously chosen path in 2010 was honored with the award of the Total E-Quality Award.
"TOTAL E-QUALITY Germany e.V. has set itself the goal of establishing equal opportunities for women and men at work and firmly anchor. The focus is on the advancement of women in leadership positions. In addition to the reconciliation of work and family is to achieve equal opportunities in recruitment and development, to promote cooperative behavior in the workplace and to the consideration of equal opportunities in the corporate principles.
TOTAL E-QUALITY stands for Total Quality Management (TQM), supplemented by the gender component (Equality).
For exemplary action towards an aligned equal opportunity personnel management of the association awards the TOTAL E-QUALITY award. It certifies its carrier / its wearer a successful and sustained commitment to equal opportunities for women and men at work. "(http:///www.total-e-quality.de/, visited on 13.8.2013)
Since 2015 Dr. Jürgen Warmbrunn is representative for equal opportunity in the Herder Institutes board.
Equal Opportunities Officer:
Dr. Elke Bauer
Vice Equal Opportunities Officer:
The Herder Institute