Welcome to the Diversity Pages!

We are pleased that you are seeking contact with us, but it will not be easy: the issues surrounding gender equality, diversity and inclusion are so varied and interconnected that the contact persons are located in many different places at the University of Augsburg. The beauty of this is that the issues involve as many people as possible. The difficulty is to make it easy for you here.

 

For all questions concerning equality between men and women in the academic field, the respective faculty women’s representatives are the right people to contact.

Here you will find a  list of all women’s representatives.

 

The Office for Equal Opportunity has various tasks in the field of the promotion of women and diversity as well as anti-discrimination work at the university. The staff members support the work of the women's representatives of the University of Augsburg and its faculties, design individual and structural support measures, and are the point of contact and advice for concerns of all university members. In addition, they promote networking with other universities and institutions, regionally and nationally. Thus, the office functions as an organizational and coordination hub in the area of equality for Augsburg University.

 

You can reach it at buero@chancengleichheit.uni-augsburg.de

Availability by phone: Mo-Fr 08:30-16:00 

 

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Head of Office for Equal Opportunities

Wiebke Meiwald

 

Eichleitnerstrasse 30, 86159 Augsburg
Building F2, Room 309
Telephone: 0821 / 598-5145
Fax: 0821 / 598-145145

 

Email: wiebke.meiwald@chancengleichheit.uni-augsburg.de

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Paula Ammer

Paula Ammer is studying Educational Science in her Bachelor's degree at the University of Augsburg and has been working in the Office for Equal Opportunities since February 2021. Her responsibilities focus on event management: She supports the office in planning, implementing and evaluating the KleVer program of the Women's Representative as well as other events such as the Diversity Week of the City of Augsburg. In addition, Paula is active in the AStA department for gender and equality.

 

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Katharina Bässler

Katharina Bässler is studying Social Sciences and European Ethnology in her Bachelor's degree. She has been working in the Office for Equal Opportunity since January 2021. In addition to the day-to-day office activities, she is responsible for research and processing around the topic of sexual harassment and discrimination in the university context, furthermore she supports the implementation of the project Evermood, a software for digital communication, counseling and complaints for university employees. Katharina is active in the AStA department for gender and equality.

Further contact persons and offices

We have here listed some of the other contact persons at Augsburg Univeristy for you below. We are working on providing you with even more points of contact.

 

 

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If your career opportunities are hindered and you need support, you will find different contact persons at the university:
Conflict resolution in the academic field: Ombudsmann/frau
Career obstacles as an academic/ student: Women’s representative
Discriminatio in working context: Equal Opportunities Officer
Support for students with disabilities: Representative

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Working, researching and teaching in combination with caring responsibilities is often demanding and requires clarity and planning security. The family service is currently being rebuilt.

 

The University of Augsburg has its own support team for students, which provides advice on all aspects of the needs of student parents.

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The University of Augsburg is committed to dealing openly with the issue of sexual discrimination and / or harassment. It has set itself the goal of guaranteeing fear-free working and study conditions. It therefore fosters a climate of solidarity and respect in which everyone can take action against violations of boundaries without having to fear negative consequences.
During the counselling, victims or witnesses of boundary violations can be sure that their information will be treated confidentially. Further steps, such as filing a complaint, will only be taken with your consent. The university will ensure that any necessary legal steps are carefully examined.

Contact persons for students and academic staff are the Women’s representatives or the Office for Equal Opportunities |Telephone: 0821 / 598-5145| buero@chancengleichheit.uni-augsburg.de. Members of the academic support staff should contact Gabriela Mamtschur | Telephone: 0821 / 598-5073.

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The University of Augsburg considers itself responsible for informing refugees who are interested in studying about the possibilities and requirements of studying and for supporting them in taking up a course of study. Here you will find general information about studying in Germany as well as specific information about studying at the University of Augsburg.

 

Advice for refugees interested in studying:

Thomas Bodenmüller, Student Advisory Service https://www.uni-augsburg.de/de/verantwortung/gefluechtete/

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Diversity is also an important topic among students and in the bodies of the student representation commitee. Different players deal with aspects related to diversity and inclusive universities. The various Student Union departments are on the one hand the point of contact for students, strive for networking between those interested in diversity and those affected by discrimination, and organise events in various formats. This includes lecture and discussion events as well as film evenings, world cafés, information stands and joint excursions. The departments also cooperate with various players in city society, for example as part of the Diversity Week and the Augsburg Peace Festival.
The students who are active here would be glad of further supporters and suggestions for their work.

 

The Gender and Equality Department promotes intersectional feminism, gender equality, anti-sexism and education on gender issues.

The Queer Department supports queer people throughout Augsburg and organises regular meetings.

The Department for Welcome Culture works for all students of the university, especially to make the university more liveable and accessible.

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