Decentralised Equal Opportunities Officer

In the faculties and central institutions, decentralised equal opportunity officers from all status groups are committed to creating equal opportunities.
The decentralised equal opportunity officers accompany staffing and appointment procedures, are represented on faculty committees, and provide advice, for example, in cases of sexual harassment or on the compatibility of family and studies or career.

The Equal Opportunity Officers of Faculty 3 can be reached under "Beauftragte | Commissioner " on the   Contact page

Advisory Board for Diversity, Family and Equality at Faculty 3

The goal of the advisory board is to promote diversity, the compatibility of family and studies or family and doctorate, and gender equality at Faculty 3.
Within this framework, its responsibilities include providing information and advice to the Faculty Council, public relations, assisting in the fulfillment of the Equal Opportunity Plan, and reviewing procedures and programs.
The Advisory Board is composed of teaching and academic staff, students and staff from technology and administration of Faculty 3.

The Advisory Board may also grant scholarships and award laureates in cooperation with the Matthäi Foundation.

Scholarships of the Gerhard and Karin Matthäi Foundation

Faculty 3 and the Gerhard and Karin Matthäi Foundation award scholarships for students and doctorate candidates

  • who take care of their children
  • who support elderly or ill relatives
  • to reduce other barriers to study


You are studying or doing your doctorate at Faculty 3 of the TU Braunschweig and have family care responsibilities or face other barriers to studying.


The application is possible at any time.

Please apply by email (one PDF document) with:

  • Cover letter
  • Information on the status of studies or doctorate
  • Proof that you are studying or doing a doctorate
  • Indication of what the funding is to be used for specifically

Here you can reach the advisory board

Your contact person

Dr. Anja Schwarz
Institut für Geosysteme und Bioindikation