About Us

The Equal Opportunities Department seeks to continuously improve the general structural conditions for equality in the academic world and develops policies that support this process.

The common objective of the Equal Opportunities Officer, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Equal Opportunities Department is to enforce equal opportunities for women and men in accordance with the constitutional law, especially the eradication of existing disadvantages for female academics and students.

To achieve this, the Equal Opportunities Department works closely with administration and faculties.

Portrait series: 50 years of female scientists at Ulm University

Women in leadership positions at Ulm University - over the past 50 years - on the occasion of the University's 50th anniversary, the Office for Equal Opportunities created a portrait series on women in leadership positions.

The portraits display dynamic, courageous and active women who contribute in regards to both contents and society. We hope to inspire you and whet your appetite for more; more science, more women, more university community.

Download portrait series as PDF (German only; Attention: huge file size!)

Portrait series: 50 years of female scientists at Ulm University - this month: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Birte Glimm

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Birte Glimm

Each month, we present to you one woman in a leadership position from the portrait series '50 years of female scientists at Ulm University' as part of the 50th anniversary of Ulm University. Feature of the month: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Birte Glimm - awardee of the Mileva Einstein-Marić Prize 2016! We hope you enjoy this read!

Portrait of Jun.-Prof. Dr. Birte Glimm