Universität Hamburg joins the Best Practice Club “Family in the University” and signs the Family in the University Charter.
The family-friendly higher education audit is re-audited and consolidated.
The Agathe Lasch Coaching Program is expanded to include diversity issues and becomes the Agathe Lasch Coaching Program + Diversity.
The study on (gender) role stereotypes in law school case studies is published.
Equal opportunity commissioner Dr. Angelika Paschke-Kratzin becomes spokesperson for LaKoG.
Gleichstellungsrichtlinie (guidelines for equal opportunity, PDF, in German only) adopted by the Academic Senate on 16 June 2016. These replace the Frauenförderrichtlinie (guidelines for the promotion of equal opportunities for women) from 1997.
Diversity advisor position created; additional staff in the Family Office appointed.
Participation in the Diversity Audit Program.
Consolidation phase of the family-friendly higher education audit (in German only).
The Frauenförderpreis (prize for the promotion of equal opportunities for women) is renamed the Gleichstellungspreis (Equal Opportunity Prize). Competition now welcomes applications relating to diversity and combining study or work with family life as well as gender issues.
Amendment of the Federal Act on Gender Equality (Bundesgleichstellungsgesetz, BGleiG).
Vierter Bericht der Gleichstellungsbeauftragten (fourth report of the equal opportunity commissioners (in German only)) for the years 2011–13 published.
Staff level increases with appointment of an additional gender equality advisor to the Equal Opportunity Unit.
Submission of final report on research-oriented standards for gender equality as established by the German Research Foundation (DFG); classification in the highest implementation stage (in German only)
Establishment of the Family Office at Universität Hamburg.
Inaugural disbursement of the Equal Opportunity Fund. Funds totaling around €40,000 made available to support a number of individual projects.
Establishment of Diversity Round Table to further the exchange of information and ideas and networking between various institutions at Universität Hamburg.
Adopted the Allgemeines Gleichstellungsprogramm (general equal opportunity program (PDF, in German only)) for academic appointments. Within this program, special programs can be established to recruit applicants of a specific gender.
A further milestone reached: 30% of all professorships are held by women (excluding the Faculty of Medicine). Including the Faculty of Medicine 27%.
Submission of interim report to the German Research Foundation (DFG). Universität Hamburg ranked in the highest assessment category.
Universität Hamburg certified as family-friendly higher education audit institution (in German only).
Stellungnahme der Universität Hamburg zu den forschungsorientierten Gleichstellungsstandards (statement from Universität Hamburg on research-oriented standards for gender equality (PDF, in German only) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) published.
New academic search regulations come into effect requiring at least 40% of the voting commission members to be female.
Developed a university-wide Gleichstellungskonzept (equal opportunity policy (PDF, in German only)). Universität Hamburg’s policy ranked third out of seven outstanding policies submitted by universities participating in the Professorinnenprogramm (program to promote female professors) offered by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Universität Hamburg succeeds in filling three professorships with women for up to five years under this program.
44 female and male professors appointed at Universität Hamburg; 39% of these new appointees are female.
A new benchmark reached: Women hold 22% of professorships, thus meeting the goal set in 1999 that at least 20% of professors be female.
With 41%, the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Human Movement Science holds the highest percentage of female professors at Universität Hamburg.
Universität Hamburg signed the Charta der Vielfalt (diversity charter), which explains how you can create a work environment free of prejudice.
At 15%, the number of women holding professorships has doubled in the past ten years.
Women’s Advancement Fund founded. Funds amounting to €20,000 are made available to promote projects in the areas of studying, teaching, research, and administration that aim to dismantle gender discrimination.
Based on the proportion of professorships held by females, Universität Hamburg is placed in the upper range of the middle group in rankings conducted by the Centre of Excellence Women and Science (CEWS).
Sept: First full-time Equal Opportunity Commissioner
Best results yet: 43.5% of newly appointed professors (C2, C3, and C4) are women.
Frauenförderpreis valued at €10,000 established. Prize is awarded annually for particularly outstanding projects or measures for the promotion of equal opportunities for women.
Frauenförderrichtlinie adopted by Academic Senate as bylaws. Alongside the Hamburg Higher Education Act (HmbHG), the HmbGleiG, and the General Act on Equal Treatment, these guidelines serve as the most important legal basis for equal opportunity work at Universität Hamburg.