Center of Excellence Women and Science


CEWS provides structured information on specific topics regarding gender equality in academia. This thematic access includes, on the one hand, a tailored search in the form of literature, links and/or videos. In addition, you will find links to external as well as to CEWS’ own services.

Gender bias refers to systematic distortion effects that are characterized by gender-related stereotyping and prejudices and influence both perceptions and decisions. Find out about studies, video material and approaches to reducing gender bias in science and research.

What makes scientific institutions such as universities and non-university research institutions family-friendly? What is the best way to reconcile studying or working on campus with starting a family or fulfilling family responsibilities?

We're currently working on the English version of this topical page and are planning to publish it by the end of the summer 2020. In the meantime, we suggest visiting the German page.