With the Margarete von Wrangell Programme the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg wants to encourage qualified researchers to qualify as a professor by offering them financial support. The program is currently announced.
In a teaching environment, students from diverse cultural backgrounds and study conditions are often brought together, which also means that ideas and expectations may clash. In this workshop on Monday, 22 July 2019, (student) tutors are introduced to tools and methods that can be used to successfully teach and work with students from different cultural backgrounds. -> more
The online tutorial “Gender Bias in Appointment Procedures” offers information and recommendations on how to avoid discrimination. -> more
In 2017, Heidelberg University was certified as a family-friendly University for the third time by non-profit Hertie foundation. In 2018, the University also signed the “Familie in der Hochschule” charter. Read the announcement from Heidelberg University. -> more
Can you save precious time? Yes, sometimes.The Concierge Service of Heidelberg University will show you how. The individual offers of the Concierge-Service help female researchers and visiting scholars better combine work and family responsibilities. -> more
The summary of courses on Gender and Diversity Studies for the summer semester 2019 is online. -> more
LERU has been delving into how implicit bias potentially undermines the academic meritocracy, consulting with Europe’s leading universities that make up its members to find out how they view implicit bias and how they deal with it. -> more
Entering its thirtieth year at Heidelberg University, equal opportunity has had many advocates. Established in November 1987, the office of the Women's Representative, now Equal Opportunity Commissioner, can look back on a varied history. -> more