equal opportunities office

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

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Mo-Fr 9-12 Uhr

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Equal Opportunities Policy

Equal Opportunities Commissioner Professor Jadranka Gvozdanovic in the LERU Working Group on Gender

The group has presented the position paper Women, research and universities: Excellence without gender bias to the Commissioner of Research Máire Geoghegan-Quinn. Jadranka Gvozdanovic is one of the authors of the recommendations.

(article available in German only)

Science Council on Equal Opportunities

Already existing measures and recommendations for the future, May 2012


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Five-year campaign for the equality of female and male scientists - Already existing measures and recommendations for the future.
(article available in German only)



25 Years Encouraging Equal Opportunities

Press release of the Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz GW (Joint Science Conference), July 2012


Almost half of university students are women. With every step up the academic career ladder, however, the number of female researchers decreases significantly.




Women in Science and Research

A hearing of the Bundestag Research Committee, June 2012


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Gender Equality has certainly improved in academia, but the situation is still unsatisfactory: the higher the level of hierarchy, the lower the percentage of women involved.
(article available in German only)



New avenues - equal chances

Gender equality from a course-of-life perspective

Report of the Expert Commission to the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth for the first Gender Equality Report of the German Federal Government.

(article available in German only)

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