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University of Basel

Diversity & Inclusion

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Diversity makes a major contribution to the excellence of our university. By taking account of and supporting equal opportunities and diversity in all its dimensions, we create an attractive culture of teaching and learning, in addition to an innovative work environment.





Invitation to all students with family responsibilities
Workshop "Fokus Familie: Gemeinsam für bessere Studienbedingungen" (in German). The goal is to identify current needs regarding studying with a family and to jointly look for concrete ways to facilitate the conditions for studying with a family. Registration until 17 August!

Further information and registration




Community-Building: Presentation «Swiss LGBTIQ+ Panel» and networking.

At the end of Pride Month, the Diversity & Inclusion Office and Human Resources invite to a networking aperitif. The initiators of the Swiss LGBTIQ+ Panel will present the results of their research on the situation of LGBTIQ+ persons at Swiss universities.
17:00-18:00, Verso, Petersgraben 50.

Click here for registration.




13-14 UHR

Diversity Talks! Law and Practice of Queer Family Constellations

In the context of Pride Month and the family-friendly university, we would like to give space to the topic of queer families.

Invited for a short talk are Dr. Doris Leibetseder, Center for Gender Studies and Prof. Dr. Sandra Hotz, Professor of Civil and Medical Law in Neuchâtel.

You are welcome to register for the hybrid event here. This event takes place in German!



Equal opportunities monitoring 2022

The proportion of female professors at the University of Basel is steadily increasing, so that from 2021 to 2022 the proportion of female professors increased by 2% from 25% to 27%.

More details and graphics on the annual equality monitoring can be found here​​​​​​​.

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