Max Planck Gesellschaft turns 70

Germany's largest non-university scientific organization celebrates anniversary

The Max Planck Society was founded on 26 February 1948 in Göttingen as the successor of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society and celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. Detailed articles on the beginnings and history of the company can be found on the MPG website.

On the occasion of Max Planck's 70th birthday and the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize to Max Planck, there will be a nationwide "Max Planck Day" on 14 September 2018, in which all Max Planck Institutes will participate. More information will be available soon on this website.