DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
「Code of Conduct」
The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, peaceful and open work environment for all its members, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, race and colour of skin, religious beliefs, age, social origin or ability.
Our diverse, inclusive, international background is an important part of the very identity of the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences and a key to its success. Our Graduate School is a patchwork of people of various origins, identities, cultural and religious backgrounds, scientific fields and research interests. It is built on the foundations of diversity, cooperation and respect at all levels, a character that we are determined to preserve and enhance in the future.
All members and staff of the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences are committed to treating each other with respect, compassion and understanding at all times, as designated by the Rules and Procedures of the University of Bamberg.
>> All members and staff of the Graduate School are obligated to comply with the Rules and Procedures of the University of Bamberg, as described in the university´s Guidelines for the Prevention of Harassment, Discrimination, Bullying and Stalking: Respecting Boundaries(153.4 KB), in the Guidelines for the Equal Treatment of Women and Men in Academic Fields (in German)(923.6 KB) as well as in the Guidelines on the Procedure of the Commission for Conflict Resolution in Academic Workplaces(17.2 KB). All the above-mentioned guidelines serve to maintain and promote an equal, inclusive and healthy work and learning environment for all members and staff of the University of Bamberg, to raise awareness and to provide a supportive framework in cases of violation.
>> The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences is bound to the Guidelines for Safeguarding Good Research Practice: Code of Conduct of the German Research Foundation (DFG) as well as to the DFG Research Oriented Standards for Gender Equality.
On this account, the Graduate School works to strengthen its cooperation with all relevant parties at the University of Bamberg, namely:
// the Vice President for Diversity and International Affairs of the University of Bamberg, Professor Dr Christine Gerhardt.
// the Disabled Student´s Representatives of the University of Bamberg.
// the Family Services Office of the University of Bamberg.
// the Commission for Conflict Resolution in Academic Workplaces (Conflict Commission) of the University of Bamberg.