Data and Facts
Proportion of women at Kiel University
The following data show in which areas female researchers at Kiel University are underrepresented in 2015/2016 (situation as of March 2016, sources: SOS-Prüfungsstatistik S 13, Präsidium R13, Hochschulstatistische Grund- und Strukturdaten R 22).
|Research Staff (before PhD1)||493||321||39,4|
|Research Staff (Post-Docs2)||132||89||40,3|
|Postdoctoral Lecture Qualification ("Habilitationen")||28||10||26,3|
|Assistant Professorships3 ("Juniorprofessuren", W1)||11||16||59,3|
|Professorships3 (C3/C4 and W2/W3)||342||74||17,6|
1PhD working contract, 2Postdoc working contract,
3including research institutes affiliated to Kiel University and University Hospital S-H, Kiel
The proportion of women of the entire research staff of Kiel University (excluding professorships) is about 41,0 % (670 of 1.634 employees). Moreover, the proportion of female research staff was significantly raised by Kiel University within the past few years ( 30% in 2002).
The proportion of women in permanent scientific positions beside professorships in only 31,0 % (62 of 200 employees).
In summary, the following strengths and weaknesses for entire Kiel University on the basis of the data at hand can be identified.
- High proportion of female graduates
- High proportion of female PhD graduates
- Significant raise proportion of women within research staff during last years
- High proportion of women in assistant professorship positions
- Decline of female scientists between PhD graduation and postdoctoral lecture qualification
- Underrepresentation of women in PhD and Post-Doc-positions
- Strikingly low proportion of women in professorship positions
Proportion of women within the different faculties
To some extent the individual faculties are similar to the university average whereas some of the faculties give a totally different picture. The absolute numbers of female proportion in the diverse research levels at the eight faculties of Kiel University are shown in the following tables (text in German).