The Equal Opportunity Council is a consultative Senate committee of the University of Konstanz that deals with all matters of equality between men and women in research and teaching. Professors, members of non-professorial academic staff and the faculties, students and the Head of the Office for Equal Opportunity and Family Affairs as well as the Equal Opportunity Representative make up the council. It is chaired by the Equal Opportunities Representative. The professors and the members of non-professorial academic staff are voted into office by the senate for two-year terms. Students are selected for one year terms.