DIVERSITY & EQUALITY
A culture of everyone, by everyone
NO MATTER WHO YOU ARE, EVERYONE IS EQUAL HERE.
IU International University of Applied Sciences is growing continuously, and the number of students, partners, teachers and administrative staff keeps going up. All the more, IU International University of Applied Sciences sees itself as a continuously changing social entity that wants to enable constructive and beneficial cooperation for all in research, teaching and administration. Furthermore, IU International University of Applied Sciences is aware of the impact it has on society through the education of learners as well as direct interactions with society.
Here, everyone's voice is heard and our culture is built on the pillars of diversity, inclusion and belonging. Our university is heterogeneous. We deal with diversity in an open and appreciative manner.
IU International University of Applied Sciences resolutely opposes discrimination of any kind. We stand up for equal opportunities in our studies and at the university in general because we want to make education without borders accessible to everyone.
IU’S EQUALITY OFFICE
IU’S EQUALITY OFFICE
COUNSELLING & GUIDANCE
Important contacts for those seeking help at IU University of Applied Sciences and support options.
Diversity management: How we get involved and what drives us to actively implement the principle of equal treatment.
WHAT DOES IT ACTUALLY MEAN…?
Gender-sensitive and inclusive language
OUR INITIATIVES AND NETWORKS
We work not only at the university itself, but also in initiatives and networks to ensure that equality and diversity are integrated at colleges and universities and, of course, in businesses. The first examples are the signing of the Diversity Charter and the founding membership in the Employers for Equality programme. They exemplify equality and diversity at IU University of Applied Sciences.
The following list offers a first impression of the initiatives. This page will be regularly expanded to include networks for people who would like to get personally involved and network with other interested parties.
Charter of Diversity - We are proud to be part of it!
Since 2019, we have been part of a nationwide movement and the largest network for diversity management in Germany.
We show the great importance that diversity has within IU and actually institutionalise what we really live. The idea of diversity is and has been part of our organisation and shapes our work and study culture. It has already been proven that diversity promotes innovation, and it is precisely innovation and creative solutions that are at the heart of the Career Partner Group. Promoting diversity also helps us, among other things, to keep developing further.
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