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Gender Equality and Diversity Unit

The Gender Equality and Diversity Unit is a service point by the University of Vienna that takes care of equal opportunities for all members of the university. The focus of the unit lies on programs and measures to support female academics in their careers. Moreover, the team carries out programs in the field of gender monitoring (e.g. gender pay gap analysis), develops new strategies and explores new fields of action from a diversity perspective.

Current Issues

Praedoc curriculum for career planning

The three-semester curriculum for career planning for female academics "Recognising potential. Developing visions. Shaping the Future. Women in academia plan their careers" starts again in May 2017, the information event takes place on 7th March 2017.


Guideline on habilitation

The newly published guideline on habiliation, which contains both information on the legal background in Austria and at the University of Vienna, as well steps which should be taken by the habilitation candidate, is available in the Gender Equality and Diversity Unit.


Habilitation workshop in English!

The workshop on habilitation will be offered in English for the first time on 23rd March 2017.

Gender data - scissor diagrams

The Gender Equality and Diversity Unit publishes "scissor diagrams" which compare the development of the share of male and female academic staff between 2011 and 2016 in German and English.

Download English (PDF)


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Human Resources and Gender Equality
University of Vienna
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna
Gender Equality and Diversity Unit



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