The CRC 1118, as well as Heidelberg University and all participating institutions, are committed to gender equality, diversity and a family-friendly working environment. For support within the framework of the CRC 1118, please contact the coordination office.

Heidelberg University

Equal opportunity office
Dr. Agnes Speck
Hauptstraße 126
69117 Heidelberg

Children´s Centre/Service for Families

The newsletter “Service für Familien” of Heidelberg University (in German) provides information on how to successfully combine family and work and offers an overview on offers for parents (childcare, workshops and more).
Newsletter December 2021 “Service für Familien”

The newsletter "Focus on Fairness" of the Heidelberg University Equal opportunity office for the University's Collaborative Research Centres provides all members with information about equal opportunity measures and the latest events.


Online-Tutorial "Respekt leben, Vielfalt fördern, Miteinander gestalten" (German)


Current Events

  • Dr. Franziska Schutzbach: “Wider die weibliche Verfügbarkeit – Die Erschöpfung der Frauen” (14.03.2022, 16:00-17:30)
  • “Thriving or diving? Diversity as enrichment and obstacle for academic careers“ (21.02.2022, 18:30 – 20:00)


Medical Faculty Heidelberg

Equal Opportunities Committee
Prof. Dr. Konstanze Plaschke
Universitätsklinik für Anaesthesiologie
Im Neuenheimer Feld 110
69120 Heidelberg