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This page gives an overview of the structured information offering on the topic of gender equality in academia, regardless of whether you are searching for literature references, research data or women for open positions in academia.

Except for Research Data, /femconsult and INKA, all other CEWS resources are in German only.


The section on statistics offers access to fundamental statistical data on gender relations in science and research.

Research Data

CEWS provides information and an overview of research data on gender relations and gender equality policy in science and research, which are already available at GESIS and other data-providing institutions.


CEWSwiki documents ongoing and completed research projects in the field of gender and academia in German-speaking countries.

Gender Equality Law

Database with relevant regulations in higher education and gender equality laws at federal and state level

Literature Database

The CEWS online literature database contains (open access) publications from the social sciences with a focus on gender equality in science and research.


Here you will find useful links and internet resources for institutes, projects, networks or organizations on gender equality in academia.


This online database is Europe's largest recruitment portal for women scientists. It provides up-to-date scientific profiles of more than 3,000 women experts from all professional fields and disciplines.


The INKA database presents examples illustrating the possible range of equal opportunity measures at universities and research institutions.