Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Umbrella organization: The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (www.mpg.de)

Founding date of the institute: 1971 through the merging of the Max Planck Institutes for Physical Chemistry and for Spectroscopy

Staff: about 850

Nations represented: about 50

Institute Management: Board of Directors, position of Managing Director rotates every two years.

Departments: 13

Emeritus Departments: 3

Research Groups: 22

Emeritus Groups and MPI-BPC-Project Groups: 5

External Institute Members, Guest- and Partner Groups: 11

(Updated January 1, 2017)

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