The Equal Opportunities Representative is the official contact person for female academics and students. He/she supports the university in developing its equality strategy to promote equal opportunities for women and men. As a member of the senate, the Equal Opportunities Representative takes part in appointment and selection committees in an advisory capacity. The Equal Opportunities Representative has a right to review the content of job vacancy advertisements to view applications for posts for which both women and men have applied.

The Equal Opportunities Representative is also the person to contact in cases of sexual harassment.

The current equality strategy is available 

The current Equal Opportunities Representative is: 
Dr. Marianne Andres
E-Mail and(at)

The current deputy Equal Opportunities Representatives are:
Dr. Sandra Hübner (FU)
E-Mail hues(at)

Karin Lachner (VS)
E-Mail la(at)

Milena Spiesser (TUT)

Martina Warmer (TUT)
E-Mail war(at)

In addition to the three deputies for the three campuses, the Equal Opportunities Representative is assisted by a Gender and Equality Coordinator, who is also happy to answer any questions and suggestions:

Katharina Kirschbaum
Gender and Equality Coordinator
E-Mail kira(at)

Further information and services are available here.