|Total number of staff||602|
|Percentage of female academic staff||24%|
|Percentage of female group leaders in science||27%|
|PhD theses completed in 2019||20|
|Master and Diploma theses completed in 2019||22|
|Junior Research Groups||11|
|Institutional funding in 2019 (in million EUR)||33.1|
|Third-party funding in 2019 (in million EUR)||9.3|
|Third-party funding as a share of the total budget||22 %|
Three Directors appointed on joint professorships with TU Dresden
One Director appointed on joint professorship with TU Chemitz
One Junior professorship with TU Dresden
One Temporary professorship jointly appointed with TU Bergakademie Freiberg
One Honorary professorship at TU Dresden
Two Honorary professorships at TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Part of Collaborative Research Centre „Correlated Magnetism: From Frustration to Topology“ (SFB 1143)
Coordination of two DFG Priority Programs, one on high temperature superconductivity in Iron pnictides (SPP 1458) and one on caloric effects in ferroic materials (SPP 1599).
In 2019, IFW scientists
About 5000 visitors have been to IFW Dresden in 2019 to participate in guided labtours or in public events like the Dresden Science Night, Juniordoktor or Girls'Day.
20 press releases resulted in 357 mentions in the media and 90 post on social media platforms.
The IFW Dresden was founded on January 1, 1992 transforming the former Academy Institute to an Institute of the ‘Blaue Liste’. It emerged from the largest materials science center of the former GDR, which was at the time already internationally acknowledged. Since then the IFW developed into a leading institute in selected topics of materials science.