The Diversity Service Centre’s Projects
Action Plan Inclusive University of Bayreuth
Development of a goal and action plan for comprehensive accessibility and equal participation opportunities for staff and students with impairments at the University of Bayreuth.
Self-study course: Gender- and diversity-responsive university teaching
Conception and realisation of an e-learning course for lecturers (in cooperation with the Fortbildungszentrum Hochschullehre FBZHL).
Development and establishment of the Anti-Racism Committee, conceptual and organisational involvement in awareness-raising and empowerment measures, etc.
Network "Antidiscrimination at Bavarian Universities and Colleges"
Establishment of a network of equality, diversity and anti-discrimination actors at Bavarian universities and colleges (together with FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg).
Training on diversity, anti-bias and non-discrimination
Development, implementation and evaluation of a training concept for professors, executive staff and counsellors with funds from the target agreement 2019-2022.
Violence protection programme
Implementation of the Bavarian State Government's Violence Protection Programme at the University of Bayreuth, establishment of a reporting procedure and a central reporting office for incidents of violence, creation of an intranet page.
Protection against discrimination
Implementation of the "Positive Action Measures" according to § 5 of the Anti-Discrimination Guidelines for awareness raising and prevention and to promote effective equality. Development of a format for the annual report to the University Governing Board, Senate and Staff Council with proposals for further development.
Training on the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG)
Establishment of a German- and English-language training programme "AGG for executives" for professors as well as academic and non-academic employees with staff responsibilities.
Monitoring: Discrimination and harassment as topics of counselling and complaint cases
Development of a regular survey and evaluation for the Presidential Advisory Committee on Equal Opportunities and Diversity.
Concept for Inclusive Studying (12/2019-07/2021)
Development of a concept to promote diversity-friendly study conditions and heterogeneity-oriented teaching at the University of Bayreuth.
Establishment of a Complaints Office
Establishment of a central complaints office for complaint procedures in cases of discrimination and harassment in accordance with the General Act on Equal Treatment (AGG) and the Anti-Discrimination Guidelines of the University of Bayreuth.
Respect for religious holidays
Development of proposals for action on how religious holidays and rest periods can be taken into account in the organisation of examinations (with Dept. I).
Overviews "Equal Opportunities & Diversity" for students and staff
Conception and realisation of overviews of all counselling and service offers as bilingual print brochures, accessible pdf documents, and websites.
Development of Anti-Discrimination Guidelines on the basis of the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG) with an expansion of the protection against discrimination and the right of complaint to all members of the University of Bayreuth.