Gender Equality


Deputy equal opportunities officers at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Since Dec 1st, 2015 the staff listed below are the equal opportunities officers at the Faculty 4.
She functions as the faculty-internal contact persons in all matters which are related to the equality of women and men of all status groups. They represent the equal opportunities office in tenure procedures, the council of elders and the faculty council.

Dean´s office of Mechanical Engineering
Phone +49 241 80-982 38

Department of Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Process Engineering
Phone +49 241 80-299 65

Institute Cluster IMA/ZLW & IfU
Tel. +49 241 80-911 60

Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems
Tel. +49 241 80-999 03



Altogether, there are several measures of gender equality at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. There should be an emphasis on measures for supporting chairs and institutes during parental leave of their staff through the Faculty, the support of nurseries through individual cost units of the Faculty as well as universally flexible and individually arranged working hours orientated towards necessities of the employees, occupational reintegration and substitution regulations.

Furthermore, measures for integrating equality into the monetary and structural control system of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering was implemented as well as a model for financial support of women in career support programs were realized.


Gender AG

In 2010, the “Gender Working Group (AG)“ of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering was awarded the internal “Brigitte-Gilles-Award” for its work. Goal of the working group is to motivate young women in following and furthering their engineering studies as well as their professional goals with self confidence through diverse measures.