The Gender Equality Officer advises and supports the administration and all members of the institute in the implementation of the governmental order for equalization. Central themes include the support of women in the areas of research and teaching or in conflict situations or the realization of the women's advancement plan.
The guide for gender-sensitive language published by the Chief Gender Equality Officer of the Freien Universität gives concrete examples for a gender-sensitive use of language and images and can be used to inspect texts.
Here you can find a Flyer (in German) informing about gender-sensitive use of language.
Here you find a Flyer that points out possibilities for action against sexualized discrimination and violence. Additionally, there are Guidelines for dealing with sexualized discrimination and violence at the Freien Universität Berlin.
If you are facing sexual harassment (verbal or nonverbal) you should directly contact the Gender Eqaulity Officer of the institute or the Chief Gender Equality Officer of the university.
In case workplace conflicts arise the management, the staff council or the Gender Equality Officer will be happy to be of assistance.
If you have any questions about organizing your studies, please visit the webpage of the study consultation. There you can find a complete list of the responsible consultants and offices.
The central study advice of the FU Berlin offers a variety of courses concerning the following subjects: Time Management, Efficient Reading, Overcoming Presentation Anxiety, Passing Exmans etc., as well as a jour-fixe: Coaching for Exams and Doctorates an.