In 2017, an average of 105 highly motivated and creative employees did outstanding research work, supported by 38 student and scientific assistants.

Guest scientists, scholarship holders, trainees and students made a valuable contribution to the research and development work within the scope of study, diploma, bachelor and master theses. The share of foreign scientists in 2017 was around 15% in total, and approximately 300 people from 19 nations worked at IVW. In the scientific field, the proportion of women averaged 14% and the rate of women in total was about 24%.

In 2017, four members of the institute’s staff, and one scholarship holder and two external doctoral students successfully completed their doctorates.

Personnel structure