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Leibniz in Figures

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Institutions: 86 86 89 89 88
Sections: 5 5 5 5 5
Number of Research Alliances: 9 11 11 12 12
Number of ScienceCampi: 5 6 6 12 19
Staff: 16.963 17.500 18.144 18.476 18.668
Share of women
(Proportion of total staff in %):
9.015
(53,1)
9.203
(52,6)
9.532
(52,5)
9.848
(53,3)
10.051
(53,8)
Share of foreigners
(Proportion of total staff in %):
1.751
(10,3)
1.844
(10,5)
2.042
(11,3)
2.138
(11,6)
2.439
(13,1)
Share of scientists
(Proportion of total staff in %):
7.954
(46,9)
8.783
(50,2)
9.217
(50,8)
9.303
(50,4)
9.485
(50,8)
Share of women in academic staff: 41,3 % 42,5 % 42,2% 43,2% 44,4%
Share of women in scientific leadership positions: 24,8 % 26,9 % 27,3% 30,2% 34,9%
Share of women in doctoral candidates: 48,3 % 49,2 % 46,3% 47,5% 47,4%
Participation in graduate schools: 119 130 134 142 143
Number of junior research groups: 110 146 153 190 194
Number of supervised doctoral candidates: 3.304 3.560 3.854 3.950 3.791
Total budget (b. €): 1.49 1.53 1.64 1,73 1,83
Number of joint appointments: 286 290 331 340 348
National/ state funding (m. €): 949,1 956,2 1.021,0 1.057,5 1.076,21
Third-party funding (m. €)
(proportion of total budget in %):
334.44
(22,4)
349.4
(22,8)
363.26
(22,1)
368,83
(21,3)
384,15
(21,0)
Number of international co-operation projects: 3.406 3.704 3.898 4.471 4.668
Number of co-operating countries: 116 128 129 139 135
Largest institute* in terms of staff: SGN
(762)
SGN
(789)
SGN
(765)
SGN
(808)
SGN
(832)
Largest institute* in terms of budget
(m. €):
DM
(68,3)
SGN
(57,9)
DM
(70,1)
SGN
(74,7)
SGN
(82,7)
Smallest institute* in terms of staff: ARL, ZPID, MFO
(37)
MFO

(35)
MFO

(38)
MFO

(40)
MFO

(32)
Smallest institute* in terms of budget
(m. €):
ZPID
(2,58)
ARL
(2,87)
ARL
(2,88)
ARL
(3,01)
ARL
(3,07)
Average institute* in terms of staff: IfADo
(195)
DRFZ
(203)
IfADo
(205)
IfADo
(209)
DRFZ
(207)
Average institute* in terms of budget
(m. €):
LIKAT
(17,3)
IPB
(18,2)
IGB
(18,1)
LIN
(19,8)
LIN
(21,8)

*) Acronym meaning:

  • ARL Academy for Spatial Research and Planning - Leibniz Forum for Spatial Sciences, Hannover
  • DM Deutsches Museum, Munich
  • DRFZ German Rheumatism Research Center Berlin
  • IfADo Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, Dortmund
  • IPB Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle
  • LIKAT Leibniz Institute for Catalysis at the University of Rostock
  • MFO Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach
  • SGN Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Frankfurt u.a.
  • ZPID Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information, Trier

Source: Leibniz Association, Reporting, Johanna Dämmrich, Status April 2017