The women's representative aims to obtain a status of equality for women at the Physics department and to defend the female employees at the department as well as female candidates from discrimination. She controls the realization of the women's advancement plan and supports female members of the department facing problems for example in conflict situations .
The guide for gender-sensitive language, published by the central women's representatives of the Freien Universität gives concrete examples for a gender sensitive use of language an images and can be used to inspect texts.
Here you can find a Flyer, informing about gender-sensitive use of language.
Here you find a Flyer that points out possibilities for action against sexualized discrimination and violence. Additionally, there are the Guidelines for dealing with sexualized discrimination and violence at the Freien Universität Berlin.
If you are facing sexual harassment (verbal or nonverbal) you should directly contact the women's representative of the department or the central women's representative's (office agains sexual harassment at the FU Berlin).
The help file "Violence against women" is an important contact point for people in need. The consultants are available 365 days a year and around the clock via the free phone number: 08000 116 016. The consultations are carried out anonymously on request.
In the case of conflicts at the workplace, the persons concerned have the opportunity to contact the management, the staff council or the women's representative.
If you have any questions about the organization of the study, please visit the webpage of the study consultation where you can find a complete list of the responsible consultants and offices.
The central study advice of the FU Berlin offers a variety of courses concerning the following subjects: Time Management, Efficient Reading, Overcoming Presentation Anxiety, Passing Exmans etc., as well as ajour-fixe: Coaching for Exams and Doctorates an.