People & Culture

The department People & Culture is the central point of contact for questions relating to personnel strategy, personnel administration, personnel development and corporate culture.

The department is divided into the following teams according to the areas of responsibility. If you have any questions, please contact or the people listed on the relevant websites.

Personnel Service

The Personnel Service team comprises the recruitment process and the personnel support of all UFZ staff. Furthermore, the personnel support also includes all guests, interns, students and HIWIs from the thematic areas and administrative units. The Personnel Service Unit team is responsible for contractual matters and issues regarding personnel management and personnel law. The areas of training and dual studies as well as the Family Support Office and the International Office are also anchored here.

Training at UFZ (German)

Family Support Office

International Office

HR Development

The HR Development team offers personal and professional qualification opportunities as well as career planning, conflict resolution and team development.

UFZ Further education programme

Graduate School HIGRADE & Statistics Service

The Graduate School HIGRADE offers support and network structures as well as various funding opportunities for doctoral researchers. It also provides consultations on questions of scientific statistics.

HIGRADE website

Accounting & Controlling

The Accounting & Controlling team is the right contact point for questions relating to current payroll accounting, communication with authorities, and the creation and analysis of key personnel figures and personnel control mechanisms.