As part of its mission statement, Universität Regensburg has committed itself to gender equality, to the compatibility of family and working life, and to equal opportunities. The university campaigns for inclusion, the integration of all people in all areas of study and working life, whether they have disabilities or not. On this page, we will give you an overview of those bodies within the UR which are particularly there to champion equality, equal opportunity, inclusion and universal accessibility; and which can offer advice on these issues.
It goes without saying that you can study successfully at the UR with a disability! To support this, the help center for students with disabilities provides an overview of information, tips and contact details on their website:
⇒ Homepage of Students with Disability (German version only)
The job of the Representative for Staff with Severe Disabilities is "to facilitate the integration of people with severe disabilities into their departments, to represent the interests of staff with severely disabilities and to provide advice and support to them".
⇒ Homepage of the Representative for Staff with Severe Disabilities
(German version only)
The women's representatives of the university and the faculties support the university or faculty management in the implementation of equal opportunities for women in science. They are contact persons for female scientists and students. The coordination office is the organizational center of this work.
The UR Anti-Discrimination Office serves as a coordinating point of contact for questions, issues, and problems related to diversity and discrimination and contributes to the further development of the UR diversity agenda.
The Equal Opportunities and Diversity Unit is the point of contact for the personnel in administrative, technical and central organizational units. The equal opportunities officers advise and support the staff with queries relating to equal opportunities, and in case of problems.
⇒ Homepage of the Equal Opportunities Unit (German version only)
Family friendliness is a very important aspect for Universität Regensburg. The Family Service advises students and employees of the UR on the topic of reconciling family and studies/work and offers childcare during school vacations, among other things.
⇒ Website of the Family Service (German version only)
The Staff Council is committed to prevent measures which unjustifiably disadvantage staff at the UR. In addition to this, the staff representatives are concerned with the integration and professional development of members of staff with severe disabilities.
⇒ Homepage of the Staff Council (German version only)