The "Gender and Family Working Group and Jour fixe" aims to anchor gender equality and a family friendly university as a cross-sectoral task, to increase coordination of this activities and to provide for synergy effects.
Members of the Working Group are the Department Heads, the Heads of Divisions, the chairperson of the association TUBSandFamily, the Speaker of the Family Office and the Speaker of the program Dual Career Couples, the chairperson of the Commission for gender equality and the Equal opportunity officer.
The "Gender and Family Jour fixe" is an annual meeting with the Working Group Gender and Family and the president of the university.
The Equal Opportunity Office is located close to presidium. The Equal Opportunity Officer supports the president and university boards, faculties and instituts and all university members to establish equal opportunities.
The Equal Opportunity Officer
participates in presidium meetings and all central committees,
is supportinng within the university, in Lower Saxony and nationwide the implementation of gender equality,
accompanies recruitment procedures,
initiates and organizes programs, institutions and certifications, for instance: Mentoring programs, fiMINT, Braunschweiger centre of Gender Studies, library, Total E-Quality,
consults members of the university on different topics, for instance: Integration of gender aspects in research applications, Gender equality compatible recruitment policy, Problems with studies or employment, Workplace bullying, Stalking and sexual harassment,
provides different information on the topic Equal opportunities.