Center of Excellence Women and Science

CEWS Target Groups

The target groups of CEWS services have increased over the course of the center's development into a national hub that supports the realization of gender equality in academia. These target groups benefit in various ways from the synergetic effects of CEWS’ primary spheres of activity in the area of gender (in)equality in science (gender politics and gender equality measures, gender inequalities in academia, advocacy and networking, services as well as statistics and monitoring).

CEWS offers gender experts and women scientists, first and foremost, current, science-based and user-friendly information, networking and career promotion aids and services such as databases and literature searches or synopsis preparation of science-relevant equality law.

CEWS supports researchers from higher education and science research as well as gender studies in German-speaking countries by offering online tools for improving the visibility and reputation of women scientists in all disciplines, databases as well as CEWS publications and research reviews.

Universities and research institutes are the focus of manifold usage possibilities of organization-related CEWS offers such as university rankings according to equality aspects and the TOTAL E-QUALITY advisory service.

Scientific organizations profit from CEWS' expertise in the area of the analysis of causes of marginalization of women scientists and the formulation of resultant recommendations for action.

Political committees expect science-based policy and strategy consultation as well as publicly effective presentations of the achieved standards.

The media utilizes CEWS' comprehensive information offering to support current, up-to-date reporting.