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Welcome to the Department for Human Resource Development, Gender and Diversity Management!

Our department’s responsibilities include issues pertaining to human resource development and organizational development as well as equality-related matters such as the advancement of women, diversity and work/university – family balance.

The Department Human Resources Development, Gender & Diversity Management is an organizational unit of JKU’s Central Services subject to directives; subordinated functionally as well as legally to the rector of the university, it is structured into two sections:

The Human Resources Development Unit engages central tasks of human resource development and organizational development and provides JKU’s employees and organizational units with a broad range of training and further education opportunities and with consultation that is both personal- and organization-specific. It supervises team-building measures and offers executive coaching; it is responsible for implementing corporate health-care measures, for the Dual Career Service, and for initiating career development- and networking programs for female researchers.

The Gender & Diversity Management Unit supports the rectorate concerning all affairs equality, advancement of women and diversity and coordinates internal communication between JKU university entities tasked with gender and equality responsibilities (Equal Opportunities Committee, IFG). Gender and Diversity Management handles all facets connected to equitable treatment, diversity and the reconciliation of work/university and family life. It continually devises and realizes gender mainstreaming efforts, strategies and programs.

Department Human Resource Development, Gender & Diversity Management


Johannes Kepler Universität
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Science Park 5, second floor, Room S5 219

Office hours

Mo - Fr 8.30 - 12.00

Phone HRD

+43 732 2468 3402

Phone GDM

+43 732 2468 3021

E-Mail GDM


  • Human Resources Development Unit

  • Gender & Diversity Management Unit

„Wir können den Wind nicht ändern, aber die Segel anders setzen. (Quelle unbekannt, wird irrtümlich Aristoteles zugeschrieben)
Margit Waid
Leitung Abteilung Gender & Diversity Management