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Welcome to the Max Planck Institute
for Demographic Research

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. At the MPIDR, researchers from all over the world investigate demographic change, aging, fertility, digital demography and other issues at the forefront of population research. The Institute is headed by its directors Mikko Myrskylä and Emilio Zagheni.

The MPIDR is part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.

Calendar

January 29, 2019

Süßmilch Lecture: Deploying genetics to inform social demography

Dalton C. Conley, Princeton University, more

May 21, 2019

Süßmilch Lecture

Chris Winship, Harvard University, more

November 4, 2019

PHDS Annual Academy

H. Maier, more

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Jobs

January 8, 2019

Student Assistant

Please see the German version of this website. more

November 28, 2018

Student Assistant

The MPIDR is seeking a Student Assistant for the research group Fertility & Well-being. more

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News

January 15, 2019 | Press Release

Medically assisted reproduction does not raise risk of preterm birth and low birth weight

A new MPIDR study in The Lancet shows that couples can decide about using medically assisted reproduction free from concerns about increasing the health risks to their baby. more

January 14, 2019 | Rostock

Caravan of Science 2019

From January 14 to 28, the “Wissenskarawane” gives school students the opportunity to get insights into the research done at research institutes in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On January 14, the MPIDR opens its doors to students. more

January 9, 2019 | IMPRS

New Doctoral School for Population, Health and Data Science

Martin Stratmann, President of the Max-Planck Society, has announced the launch of a new International Max Planck Research School focusing on Population Health and Data Science. The school will be hosted at the MPIDR and the University of Rostock and will admit about 20 doctoral students per year. more

January 8, 2019 | Press Release

Men no longer the “stronger” sex

After reunification, men in East and West Germany felt healthier than women, but now that feeling has been reversed. Today, men consider themselves less healthy than women - especially in the East, a new MPIDR study shows. more

 

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