Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - DYNAMICS

Equal Opportunities



Both HU Berlin (since 2009) and the Hertie School (since 2008, re-accredited 2012) are certified family-friendly employers. The PhD programme takes measures to promote equal opportunities for female researchers, diversity and a healthy work-family balance.


  • Partnership with METIS, providing advice on how to promote gender equality and family friendliness in academic work environments

  • Scholarships and travel awards for female researchers
  • Completion and re-entry grants after parental leave
  • Workshops and career mentoring programmes for women
  • Assistance in childcare (e.g. Humboldt-Kita, Kidsmobil)
  • Family room inside the DYNAMICS building with desks and computer facilities
  • Awareness raising workshops
  • Mentoring programme
  • Tailor-made coaching
  • Gender equality and equal opportunity officer
  • Travel grants for female applicants
  • Provision of student assistance for doctoral researchers to compensate for childcare time


The current Gender Equality and Equal Opportunity Officer is Juliette Corbi (until 2025).







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