About us

Beyond research - Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

It is a matter close to the heart of the Epigenetics@HMGU community to create and support a culture in which equality, diversity and inclusion are valued and fostered.


Currently, about half of the PhD students here on campus are female, and Helmholtz Munich strives to increase the number of women researchers in leadership positions and committees.  


Different views and diverse cultural backgrounds bring about great opportunities to allow all of us to enrich our experiences and grow personally. Diversity as such is a source of inspiration and creativity, and hence a driving force towards innovation and making a difference in life. 


It is important to us to create an inclusive environment such that everyone in our community feels valued and can thrive at their full potential.

We work closely with Helmholtz Munich’s International Office for onboarding, offer additional support via the Graduate School HELENA and accompany our students and postdocs for their next career step in collaboration with the Career Center.