Diversity at the University of Kassel

Three ilustations of the campus Holländsicher PlatzImage: Janne Marie Dauer

What is diversity and why does the University of Kassel need it?

Information and advice on individual protected characteristics at the University of Kassel

Contact: Advice and support on the implementation of diversity measures


People’s life experiences are complex and multi-layered. A person is never just a “woman” or someone “with a disability” or a “lesbian”. The characteristics acknowledged by the term diversity are interwoven and interdependent. Consequently, discrimination is also not one-dimensional, i.e. not based on just one characteristic, but also multi-layered and multidimensional.

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