Choosing to pursue an academic career often means changing one's place of work and residence. This can be particularly distressing for family and partners. The partner's career perspectives and prospects of family development are decisive factors for a functioning work–life balance.
The Dual Career Network Mitteldeutschland aims to help dual career couples integrate vocationally, ensuring inclusive and family-friendly staff development. Within the network, various institutions of higher education, research and business work together to provide targeted assistance to dual career couples.