The MPIDR contributes to the following, mostly collaborative projects, institutions, or publications.
Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging
The Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging was founded by the Max Planck Society jointly with the University of Southern Denmark. The Center commenced its work in January 2013 and will investigate the causes and consequences of age-related changes in health, as well as rising life expectancy. The center is headed by James W. Vaupel, director of the MPIDR.
Demographic Research is a free, online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal of the population sciences published by the MPIDR. It seeks to publish top-quality demographic research and related material from the full range of disciplines that address issues of demography, including the social sciences, the life sciences, mathematics and statistics, policy research, and research on the discipline itself.
Rostock Center for the Study of Demographic Change
The Rostock Center for the Study of Demographic Change is an institution operated jointly by the University of Rostock and the MPIDR. The Center investigates the causes and consequences of demographic change in Germany and Europe. It applies an interdisciplinary approach to supporting practical research in this field, and seeks to provide answers to questions of social and political relevance.
Population Europe is a collaborative network of Europe's leading demographic research centers. The goal of the network is to mobilize Europe’s best demographic researchers to coordinate and strengthen collaborative research efforts, and to contribute reliable facts and findings to public discussions of population issues in a research-driven and evidence-based way.
Max Planck International Research Network on Aging
The Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging) is a virtual institute for the advancement of research on the causes, patterns, processes, and consequences of aging. Under the auspices of the Max Planck Society, MaxNetAging provides a platform for international collaboration among 18 Max Planck Institutes and outstanding scholars from other institutions.
International Max Planck Research School for Demography
The International Max Planck Research School for Demography (IMPRSD) is Europe's largest collaborative international program of research training in population studies. The School is not a degree-awarding body, but a network of leading researchers who work together to provide a more complete set of high-level courses and associated research supervision than any single institution could offer.
European Doctoral School of Demography
The European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) is an 11-month program open to students with a master's degree, and who are enrolled in the first year of a European PhD program. Students acquire a solid knowledge base on the causes and consequences of demographic change, population data, statistical and mathematical demography, modeling, simulation, and forecasting.
Demo-Doc is a multinational PhD program launched in 2011. It is sponsored by four universities throughout Europe and the MPIDR. The purpose of Demo-Doc is to provide doctoral students from the partner universities with comprehensive research training in demography, and international supervision in their research areas. The training covers a wide range of demographic topics, advanced statistical methods, and formal demography.
Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand
Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand is a joint publication of the MPIDR, the Vienna Institute of Demography, and the Rostocker Zentrum zur Erforschung des Demografischen Wandels. The aim of the newsletter is to intensify the dialogue between research and the public. The newsletter is released four times a year, is free of charge, and is available in digital or printed form.
zdwa is an information portal operated by the Rostock Center for the Study of Demographic Change. The site presents results of the latest research in demographic change in an accessible manner. It summarizes current debates concerning demographic change in Germany and Europe, and provides information about relevant publications and events in this field of research.