We're living longer. We're becoming fewer. We're gaining diversity. Demographic change will impact the lives of every individual. Science Year 2013 is dedicated to the demographic opportunity.
Germany's Federal Government is investing consistently in the future. Education and Research continue to be given top priority, as demonstrated by the 2013 federal budget. The BMBF's 2013 budget is increasing to a total of 13.7 billion euros.
The recently published brochure "Education and Research in Figures 2012" compiles select information from the BMBF's Data Portal, providing readers with a detailed overview of Germany's education and research policies. Download your copy here.
The BMBF is continuing its Programme for Women Professors. For another five years, universities will be able to apply to receive funding for professorships for women. 260 such professorships for highly qualified academics have already been created.
"Get involved - shape the future" - the motto of the Federal Government's new training portal. Applicants of all nationalities can gain information on starting a career in public administration. Have a look!