Services and Advising
As part of Gender and Diversity Management, the IGaD Field Office is your contact partner for any questions involving equality and diversity.
Head of Division
- +49 241 80 90636
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We advise interested individuals as well as institutions such as student unions, student bodies, departments, institutes, associated institutes, central academic institutions, university leadership, professorships and chairs, central university administrations, academic senates, and HR committees.
We will be happy to put on workshops to help you expand your gender and diversity competences, and we can create sensitivity training that is tailored to your specific needs.
In order to make sure you can successfully implement your own particular equality concerns and activities, we are happy to provide you with concrete action-oriented and solution-oriented advising.
Our advising areas
Facilitating and establishing change processes for the entire university with its respective organizational units; establishing measures for becoming a discrimination-free university with an open, welcoming culture.
Developing Strategies and Measures
Continuing women’s empowerment plans for departments and central institutions; developing and implementing department-specific equality measures and activities; implementing structural and strategic equality standards; advising university leadership on equality-policy strategies and incorporating them into central rules and guidelines.
Research and Project Proposals
Advising on the gender and diversity aspects of all proposals, particularly process support and advising for DFG-funded equality measures as part of joint research projects in postgraduate programs and special research areas.
Need-based, target-group-specific offerings for mentoring or coaching; advising on mentoring systems in the departments and other mentoring services; support in designing new mentoring measures.
Advising on all issues relating to family-friendly employment and study conditions, flexible working hours and workplace models, family-friendly HR management and healthy universities.
Support for gender and diversity-appropriate homepage, flyer, poster and presentation texts; planning events like Girls’ and Boys’ Day, institute parties, university leadership events, tours, workshops, and internal university training and further-education offerings; accessible presentations and websites.