"The day has to come when it's not a surprise that a woman has a powerful position." (Condoleezza Rice)

Welcome to KIT's Equal Opportunities

The KIT maintains and promotes equal opportunities for women and men in all areas of research, studying and teaching, innovation and administration and conceives equal opportunities as a consistent guiding principle in all fields of activity.

KIT’s Equal Opportunities Officers provide assistance in all matters relating to equal opportunities (discrimination, sexual violence, stalking, compatibility of job, studies, and family, etc.).


More information on the Equal Opportunities Officers, their objectives, tasks, and responsibilities, and about the Equal Opportunities Office can be found in our flyer and on the following pages.



 Sarah Wenz
First contact

M.A. Sarah Wenz
Head of Equal Opportunities Office

Vincenz-Prießnitz-Str. 1

76131 Karlsruhe

Phone: (0721) 608-44705

sarah wenzZrv6∂kit edu

"family-friendly university audit"

In August 2010, KIT was granted the "family-friendly university audit" certificate for the first time. After a successful completion in 2020 KIT received the certificate for the fourth time. The validity of this certificate is extended until June 2023.

Parents, children, families in the time of corona

Public help services (e.g. "Family Portal" of the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Yourth) as well as information, advice and support (Intranet).

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