Equal opportunity numbers and facts

The University of Konstanz has established an extensive equal opportunity monitoring process. It focuses specifically on the share of women at all academic qualification levels, in professorial appointment processes, in leadership positions and in university bodies. This monitoring information is included in the university’s controlling and data portal, which provides gender-specific data and reports. Ambitious equal opportunity targets for every academic qualification level and for every university department were set in the university's equal opportunity plan. Targets and measures are evaluated in regular meetings.

The graph illustrates the percentages of women at all academic qualification levels (as of 1 Nov 2017) and the targets for the share of women in 2025.


The equal opportunity targets for every university department can be downloaded after login.

Network for Equal Opportunity Controlling at Universities

The University of Konstanz is a member of the Netzwerk Gleichstellungscontrolling. This is an exchange platform on current developments regarding equal opportunity and university development as well as their implementation in equal opportunity controlling efforts (e.g. topics like system accreditation, designing plans for the advancement of women, performance indicators and statistics). Experts from the field of equal opportunity controlling participate in the network in order to exchange good practices, further develop the field of equal opportunity controlling and share their expertise on topics such as planning, managing, implementing and promoting equal opportunities efforts.

In 2017 the network published a Guideline for targets and the cascade model (only available in German), that provides advice for modelling and implementation of targets for gender equality at universities. 

Go to the German website “Netzwerk Gleichstellungscontrolling an Universitäten”