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Center of Excellence Women and Science

About CEWS

CEWS Center of Excellence Women and Science is the national hub for the realization of gender equality in science and research in Germany. CEWS forms a bridge between gender equality research and practice. Throughout the 20 years of its existence, CEWS has been supporting evidence-based discourse and learning about inequalities and gender equality policies in science and research.

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Read more about CEWS’ national and international projects:

INSPIRE - Centre of excellence on inclusive gender equality in research & innovation: creating knowledge & engaging in collaborative action

UniSAFE - Gender-based violence and institutional responses: Building a knowledge base and operational tools to make universities and research organisations safe 

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CEWS places a high priority on international networking in our field and we are always interested in new collaborations and joint projects in the field of gender equality in science and research. Please contact us for further information.

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CEWS’ mandate is to develop and transfer knowledge and offer an evidence base on topics related to gender inequalities and equality policies, including intersections of inequalities in science and research.

Our German website is an important tool for fulfilling this task. It serves as an information platform and offers information services such as frequently updated topical pages, relevant news, statistics, various databases, and CEWS publications, all related to our main area of interest and our expertise.

Our English website serves to inform an international audience with basic information about the center and the CEWS team, including our current and past activities, projects and collaborations.