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Dual Career Couples

Volkswagen Foundation Dual Career Programme – Support for Academic Couples
Funding will be made available to dual career couples, where both partners are parents pursuing careers in the field of science and research. The foundation’s aim is to contribute to family support by helping young couples better meet the dual challenge of parenthood and career, especially the job-related mobility requirements.

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Dual Career Netzwerk Deutschland
Information about Dual Career programmes at universities and research centres in Germany
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Max Planck Society "Family and Work"
Information about services offered for scientist working at Max Planck Institutes
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Dual Career Offices
Some institutions offices dedicated to the needs of academic dual career couples, for example:
Opens external link in current windowTübingen University (German Only)
Freiburg University
ETH Zurich
Dual Career Solutions
Das Netzwerk für Karrieren in und um Stuttgart
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Dual Career Couples - Karriere im Duett (2004)
Mehr Chancen für Forscherpaare
Veröffentlichung der DFG und des Stifterverbands für die deutsche Wirtschaft, die Diskussionen der Tagung " Verflechtung von beruflichen Karrieren in Akademiker-Partnerschaften" zusammenfasst.  
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"Dilemma im Doppel" (Inge Kutter, ZeitOnline, 16.04.2011)
Interesting Article about the experiences of an academic dual career couple
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