Equal opportunities principles

  • Harz University of Applied Sciences views itself as a place of scholarship, where equal treatment and equal opportunities are an everyday reality.
  • It is an institution that does not tolerate discrimination, harassment or violence in any form. Everyone has the same opportunities and rights, regardless of their gender, ethnic, social or national background, appearance, age, disability or chronic illness, sexual orientation, or ideology. All members of the university take responsibility for ensuring this.
  • A culture of civil courage is actively encouraged, in which discrimination is identified and not tolerated. Those affected are encouraged to exercise their rights. Contact details for points of contact and procedures to follow are made transparent, and the potential consequences of violating these are made clear.
  • As a family-friendly university, Harz University of Applied Sciences actively supports students and employees in balancing their career/studies and their private lives.