As Representatives for Equality for Women in the Arts and Sciences (students and teachers; formerly Women’s Representatives) and Representatives for Gender Equality (administration), we represent the interests and concerns of women at our university with the goal of equality for women in the arts and sciences. We pursue this goal by advising and supporting the University Administration, bodies and committees at our university. We are involved in all matters concerning equal opportunities, especially in the preparation of equality concepts, statutes, guidelines and plans for the advancement of women.
The gender equality work of our university is summarised in a gender equality concept (PDF download, in German). The concept is updated regularly.
As contact persons for anti-discrimination and sexual harassment we offer support, conversation and counselling in all questions of
The Women’s Representative or one of her two deputies is a voting member of the Senate and the appointment committees. She is also an advisory member of the University Council. The Women’s Representative and her two deputies are voting members of the Commission for Equal Opportunities.
In the university bodies, the Women’s Representative ensures that aspects of equality are adequately taken into account in all decision-making processes. She accompanies all appointment procedures and works to increase the number of women in leadership positions in teaching and research institutions, especially professorships.
The tasks of the Women’s Representative or the Equal Opportunities Representative are regulated by the Bayerische Hochschulinnovationsgesetz (Bavarian University Innovation Act) and the Bayerische Gleichstellungsgesetz (BayGIG, Bavarian Equal Opportunities Act) (since 1 January 2023 by the Bayerische Hochschulinnovationsgesetz (BayHIG, Bavarian University Innovation Act).
Representative for Equality for Women in the Arts and Sciences (students and teachers):
Prof. Dorte Lena Eilers (email@example.com)
Representative for Equality for Women in the Arts and Sciences; Contact person for anti-discrimination and sexual harassment
Prof. Sibylle Höhnk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deputy Representative; Contact person for anti-discrimination and sexual harassment
Prof. Andreas Puhani (email@example.com)
Deputy Representative; Representative for Students with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
Representative for Gender Equality (administration):