The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
Diversitity at the IOER
The IOER address the concept of Diversity by looking at the dimensions gender, age, ethnic origin, religion/belief, health/disability and sexual identity.
Nevertheless, we are aware that a person´s personality is made up of many more facets than the six dimensions listed.
In 2018, the IOER was awarded the Diversity add-on for the Total-E-Quality award for equal opportunities in business and research.
The jury positively hightlighted "the fact that institutional framework conditions have been created in the field of Diversity and that numerous Diversity initiatives are already implemented.”
Every three years the institution can reapply for a new certificate.
The application for the 2021 Total E-Quality with Add-on Diversity is currently underway.
The "Charta der Vielfalt" was signed by IOER´s Direktor in 2018, commiting us to