Tasks and fields of activity

The Equal Opportunities Officer is the contact person for all employees and students of the TU Ilmenau for questions and advice on the topic 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 equality of opportunity for the sexes and works towards the elimination of existing disadvantages. Together with the Equal Opportunity Council, promotional measures and campaigns are implemented.

  • Monitoring of 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 counseling for women at different qualification levels
    • Discrimination, sexual harassment and violence as well as problems in the work environment

The goals and measures of the TU Ilmenau in the area of equal opportunity work are presented in the equal opportunity plan and concept.

Download of the equal opportunity plan and concept

The European Commission has defined new minimum requirements for the application process of research projects in Horizon Europe - Framework Program for Research and Innovation (2021-2027). With the Gender Equality Plan, which outlines the central key points of the current Gender Equality Plan/Concept and Self-Report in the context of the Diversity Audit of the Stifterverband, the Ilmenau University of Technology complies with these requirements. The further documents named in the text are available on the intranet.

Download of the Gender Equality Plan (in German language)

TU Ilmenau/Michael Reichel