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The University of Cologne would like to be a safe, non-discriminatory and non-violent place to study, teach and work. Therefore it promotes a culture of awareness and identification and encourages all members to take responsibility for themselves and others.

Selected key anti-discrimination measures

Further measures and offers can be found in the diversity database.

Anti-discrimination institutions, bodies and advice

An overview of all central institutions, bodies and counselling services in the field of anti-discrimination can be found in this portal under the headings institutions and counselling.

Information on different dimensions of discrimination

On the following pages, different forms of discrimination are explained. The dimensions chosen are not complete, but represent a selection of common forms of discrimination. If you have any suggestions, please write to us at: referat-change(at)

And what can I do against discrimination? Information about allyship can be found here.