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About Us

We provide advising and support services regarding questions of equality between women and men, the advancement of women and discrimination in matters relating to your gender, your race, your religion, your personal convictions, your age or your sexual orientation. If you feel you have been discriminated against for reasons as mentioned above or you believe you have been (sexually) harassed and feel no longer cope alone, then please contact us. We are committed to the needs and concerns regarding the effects of bullying and conflict and to find constructive solutions. We are a free and independent body and we will treat your concerns with discretion. The members of the Committee for Equal Opportunities (AKG) are committed to discretion and confidentiality.

In addition to the consulting with university employees and collegial organs, the AKG also has legal options, such as
• appealing to the Arbitration Commission
• Requesting an expert opinion to the Federal Equal Treatment Commission

Committees for Equal Opportunities at Other Universities

Committees for Equal Opportunities must be instituted at all universities (comp. 42 Sec. 1 UG):









Between 2002 and 2008, The Working Group for Equal Opportunity published the periodical JOHANNA. Due to capacity issues, the periodical is still discontinued. We hope to soon publish issues once again. Past issues can be viewed at