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Gender Equality Commission

The aim of the Equal Opportunities policy of the University of Bern is for all faculties, departments, institutes as well as administration to perceive gender equality issues and observe them in practice. The Equality Commission and the Office for Equal Opportunities advise and support those responsible in this process.

The Equality Commission

The Gender Equality Commission (GEC) is one of the five permanent university-wide commissions which are explicitly envisaged as a constituent part of the central services. All faculties, the Executive Board of the University of Bern, intermediate staff, the students as well as corresponding specialist bodies are represented on it. In terms of content and strategy, it monitors and supports the Office for Equal Opportunities .

President: Heike Mayer


Gender Equality Commission

Members of the Gender Equality Commission tell why they are committed to equality.