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Search Tools

On the following pages you can find structured information in databases on the topic of gender equality in academia.

Please note that most of the search tools are in German only, except for /femconsult and INKA.

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.


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


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 toolbox INKA contains over 300 quality-assured examples of gender equality measures from German higher education institutions.