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The Coordination Office for the Advancement of Equality Among Universities and Colleges in Saxony was founded by the Saxon State Ministry for Science and Arts in 2009 and stands for the support of women's rights and gender equality representatives amongst universities & colleges in Saxony in their political efforts towards equality. 

The Coordination Office for the Advancement of Equality Among Universities & Colleges in Saxony:

  • Serves as a interface between the women's rights and gender equality representatives in Saxony's universities and colleges, the Saxon State Ministry and political activists within and outside of Saxony.  
  • Serves as a platform for the exchange of knowledge, personal experience and information between both federal and state level women's rights and gender equality representatives. (LaKoG, BuKoF)
  • Assists and offers guidance to Saxony's universities and colleges in the implementation of any equal rights and/or family oriented programs.
  • Offers extensive counselling and career management services for female academics.
  • Informs the public through speeches and lectures on the current situation pertaining to equal rights politics in Saxony's universities and colleges, offers workshops and seminars to themes pertaining to equal rights politics, as well as organizes panel discussions.
  • Provides lecturers, trainers and coaches to aid in the continued education of women's rights and gender equality representatives, as well as in the organization of special events for certain target audiences such as academics or professors.
  • Publishes an extensive monthly newsletter, which contains information to current events, job offers, important contacts and publications.
  • Possesses an academic library with over 300 titles, which are available to both women's rights and gender equality representatives and the public. An overview can be found here.

Auf einen Blick macht unser Flyer die Kompetenzen und Aufgaben der Koordinierungsstelle deutlich.

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Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences in Saxony

Amongst the higher education institutes in the Free State in Saxony, there are 4 universities (TU Dresden, Universität Leipzig, TU Chemnitz und TU Bergakademie Freiberg ), 5 universities of applied sciences (HTW Dresden, HTWK Leipzig, HS Mittweida, WH Zwickau und HS Zittau/Görlitz ), 5 colleges of the arts (HSfM Dresden, HMT Leipzig, HGB Leipzig, HfBK Dresden und Palucca HS für Tanz ), 7 vocational schools and various other private universities.