Overview of the appointment procedure

The AKG must be involved at several stages in the process. The necessary information is as follows:

  1. Graphical overview (German only) of the entire appointment procedure
  2. Statutory provisions, extracts of statutes and regulations on the appointment procedure
  3. Navigating the procedure for appointing a professor: 

Active search for suitable candidates

In order to simplify the procedure regarding the possibility of avoiding repetition of an advertisement, the AKG has established the following procedure: "AKG directives to avoid repetition of an advertisement, opens a file in a new window" (German only)

The advertising body/agency must demonstrate that it has made every effort to actively seek suitable female candidates. However, if no suitable female candidates have responded to the advertised post, a repeat advertisement can be placed in accordance with Article 29 of the FFP, subject to the following conditions: Evidence must be provided that the advertising body/agency has actively sought female candidates in accordance with Article 29 Para 2 of the FFP, based on the following list of minimum criteria.

The AKG's form regarding avoiding repetition of an advertisement must also be used for all admission procedures: Form to avoid repetition of an advertisement for professorships


Help to target potential female candidates

In order to find suitable female candidates, the following sources of information may be used or a request may be made for the call for applications to be disseminated more widely: