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Max Planck Society

The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences (German Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e. V) is an independent non-profit organisation conducting scientific research through its institutes.

The Society was established on February 26, 1948, named after Max Planck, as the successor to the Kaiser Wilhelm Society. Its budget for 2002 was about 1250 million euro, with 95% supplied by state and federal governments of Germany and 5% by donations and earnings.

Apart from the institutes, there are the International Max Planck Research Schools, Independent Junior Research Groups and other facilities.

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1 Max Planck Institutes
2 External link
3 References

Max Planck Institutes

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