The Equal Opportunity Office
of the Faculty of Humanities

Welcome to the pages of the Equal Opportunities Office of the Faculty of Humanities!

Equal Opportunity Officer of the Faculty of Humanities

The Equal Opportunities Officer is the representative for equal opportunities policy interests of the Faculty of Humanities and contact person for

  • Quality assurance in staffing and appeal proceedings
  • Maternity protection and parental leave, parental allowance, childcare, "studying with children"
  • career re-entry, job and career planning
  • Training measures and funding opportunities/scholarships for women
  • I am responsible for the prevention and prosecution of sexual harassment, bullying, conflict (resolution) in the workplace, etc.

Thus, the Equal Opportunity Office serves as a point of contact and consultation for all members of the Faculty of Humanities.

For concerns such as requests to waive vacancy announcements and to take personnel actions that require the approval of the Equal Opportunity Officer, you may contact the Equal Opportunities Officer Jana Pasch

Please note that due to the current situation we are not available by phone. are not available by phone. Therefore, we ask you to write an e-mail for a telephone appointment. We will call you back immediately.

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Latest news
Comic-Workshop Diversity »
Guide "O-Phase for Everyone" by the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office (PDF) »

Invitation equality meeting
Invitation (PDF) »

Equal Opportunities Plan
Equal Opportunities Plan (PDF) »
Report of the Senate Commission on Equality and Diversity (PDF) »

Guideline for the prevention of and protection against sexualized harassment and violence
Guideline (PDF) »
Reporting form of the Faculty of Humanities »
Anti-Sexism Flyer »

Statistics »
Research-oriented equality standards of the DFG »

Central Unit for Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Central Equal Opportunity Officer »
Central consulting services »

Family Service »

Equal Opportunities Commission
Members of the Equal Opportunities Commission »

Psychosocial counseling center (German: PSB)
Homepage of the PSB »

Equal Opportunities Officer:
Jana Pasch
Humboldtallee 17
37073 Göttingen
Tel. +49 (0)551 / 39-25580
- Office hours: by appointment -

Consultations on the following topics:

  • Compatibility of studies, career and family,
  • in cases of sexualized harassment and violence,
  • Questions about equal opportunities and funding opportunities.

The counseling is of course anonymous, confidential and free. It is oriented to our concerns and your wishes.

You can contact us via the reporting form, by phone, by mail or by e-mail. Please keep in mind that unencrypted e-mails are "open" on the way between sender and recipient and sensitive data is thus not protected.

For secure communication we recommend the use of e-mail certificates.

Current projects

No room for sexism!

No means no!

Sexism, borderline violations and any form of discrimination are not tolerated at the University of Göttingen.
You can find more information here...

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Film series

History of sexuality in times of change

The film series "History of Sexuality in Times of Change: Desire before and after 1990" shows two films about lesbian-gay life in the GDR at the Lumière cinema as part of the LesBiSchwule* KULTURTAGE in Göttingen.

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Women. Poetry.

Women. Poetry.

For International Women's Day, we want to show them to you and bring them to your ears: all the many, countless beautiful, sad, melancholy, funny, stirring, thoughtful, crazy poems by women from eight centuries. Some women poets are famous, many are forgotten. Unfortunately, almost exclusively male poets have survived in our memory since our school days..

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East. West. - On Equal Terms?

How equal are we - "East" and "West" - in the thirtieth year of German unity at the Faculty of Humanities? In four video interviews, Victoria Hegner, former Equal Opportunity Officer of the Faculty of Humanities, with people and their East-West stories.

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graduation scholarships for women

For more information about the scholarship, the requirements ...

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Workshop offer summer semester 2021

Communicate powerfully, appear confident: In this two-part rhetoric online workshop you will learn, how conscious communication strengthens you. We will deal with body language and presence, with gender-typical gender-typical communication behavior and rules of conversation ...

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