Gender & Diversity Office

The Gender & Diversity Office supports the Head of Administration of the university and the Equal Opportunities Representatives in the implementation of their work

Areas of work:

  • Design and implementation of university-specific Gender & Diversity measures
  • Coordination of Gender & Diversity Senate Advisory Board
  • Member of the Personnel Development Board
  • Design and implementation of measures from the Profesorinnenprogramm II


Katharina Lupfer, M.A.
Career Support for (young) female academics
Gender and Diversity
Furtwangen University
Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1
78120 Furtwangen

Tel: +49 7723 920 2055
Email: lupf(at)

Gender & Diversity Senate Advisory Board

The Advisory Board was ratified by the senate in October 2011. It consists of members from the faculties and central services departments, as well as the Deputy Equal Opportunities Representatives. The board meets once a semester and is chaired by the Equal Opportunity Representative.

The remit of the board is to:

  • Advise the senate on all matters concerning equality
  • Internal and external communication of gender equality and diversity activities 
  • Strategic positioning of equality efforts at HFU

List of Advisory Board members