Protection Against Discrimination

In accordance with the General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz, AGG), all members and relatives are protected by the University against discrimination, including sexual harassment.

This applies to all employees (according to AGG) as well as to matriculated doctoral candidates and scholarship holders (according to Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz, NHG §42, 6).

You will receive advice and support both as a person affected and as a supporter of those affected, for example from the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Unit of the University. Don´t hesitate to contact us first and we will then approach the next steps and considerations together. If you are seeking advice, everything will be treated strictly confidential.