equal opportunities office

Hauptstraße 126
69117 Heidelberg
Tel.: 06221 54-7697
Fax: 06221 54-7271

Telephone consultation-hours
Mo-Fr 9-12 Uhr

For an appointment please contact us via phone or e-mail




Events Calendar Winter Semester 2016/2017

During the winter semester 2016/2017, the Equal Opportunities Office once again offers a range of events and advanced training opportunities. We cordially invite you to our seminars, workshops and programmes. An overview can be found on our agenda.


Current Announcement of the Olympia Morata Programme

The programme supports female advanced postdocs at Heidelberg University. Please find more information here.



The Good Breast Documentary: U.S. Breast Cancer in the Age of the Mastectomy

​Bernadette Wegenstein
, Professor of Media Studies and Director, Center of Advanced Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University.In cooperation with the Heidelberg Center for American Studies


LOCATION: HCA, Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg more


Publishing in peer-reviewed journals – Strategies for Young Researchers

The workshop taking place on 24 October from 10am to 5pm focuses on the review process in academic publishing. Experienced reviewers from different disciplines provide inside into this "black box" using practical examples.  more


Intercultural Competence Training – Working Together in International Teams

Dealing professionally with internationally diverse groups in studies and research is vital. The event on 4 November 2016 from 9am to 2pm is dedicated to this important topic. more


Peer Coaching

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15th November, 6th December 2016
24th January, 7th February 2017

Tuesdays 6 – 9 pm

We organize “Peer Coaching” to offer a forum for exchange among peers, supervision for situations that occur as part of daily routine, and for the development of strategies for acting in and solving vocational key questions. ->read more


Maternity Protection for Female Students

On 4 May 2016, the Federal Cabinet decided on new regulations concerning maternity protection. Going forward, students are entitled to maternity protection as well.  more 


Heidelberg Volksbank Stiftung answers wishes of the Children's Centre

The Children's Centre of Heidelberg University is delighted to receive a 5000 € donation. Jürgen Neidinger of the board of Volksbank and Dieter Horstmann, deputy chairman of the supervisory board, presented the Centre with a symbolic cheque. more


Diversity from the perspective of language

To implement a gender-fair language, this collection of examples is available as an aid of orientation, featuring a range of wording choices (in German). more 


Upstream - a mentoring programme for female mathematicans



The programme is designed for female mathematicians at all levels of qualification, from students at schools and universities to professors. more information



Equal Opportunities Liaison Office

The Liaison Office for Equal Opportunities features a contact person for all academic institutions to coordinate central or local offers and to aid faculties in the conception and implementation of equal opportunity measures. more


Can you save precious time? Yes, sometimes.
The Concierge Service of Heidelberg University will show you how.


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The individual offers of the Concierge-Service help female researchers and visiting scholars better combine work and family responsibilities. more



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