The Equal Opportunities Officer is the contact person for all employees and students of the TU Ilmenau for questions and advice on the subject of equality. She is committed to equal cooperation between women and men at the university. With its work, it supports the university management in the realization of the legally anchored equal opportunities of the sexes and works towards the elimination of existing disadvantages. Together with the Equal Opportunities Council, promotional measures and campaigns are implemented.



Deputy Equal Opportunites Officer

Dr. Katja Tonisch
Gustav-Kirchhoff-Straße 7
98693 Ilmenau
+49 3677 69-3434

Executive Assistant

Nadine Heuchling
Haus M, Raum 501
98693 Ilmenau
+49 3677 69-2551


Fields of Activity

  • Support for appointment and recruitment procedures
  • Projects and measures to increase the proportion of women in STEM fields (studies and research)
  • Support measures for women at all status levels
  • Advice and assistance on the following topics:
  • Further education opportunities
  • Reconciliation of family or studies and career
  • Career advice for women at different qualification levels
  • Discrimination, (sexual) harassment and problems in the work environment


  • More on the topic of Equal Opportunities at the TU Ilmenau