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Anti-racism consultation for employees

Dr. des. Rahab Njeri

This offer is aimed at employees who experience racist discrimination at the University of Cologne as well as all employees, faculties or institutions of the university who want to critically examine racism in teaching, research and seminar rooms and is led by Dr. des. Rahab Njeri.

As an internal consultant, Dr. des. Rahab Njeri offers support, mediation and advice to employees who wish to report specific racist incidents or talk about the stresses and strains caused by racist discrimination. She also supports employees and institutions in the development and implementation of an anti-racism strategy.

To contact Dr. Rahab Njeri and make an appointment for an exchange:

Phone: +49 221 470-89082
E-mail: r.njeri(at)verw.uni-koeln.de
Office hours: Tues. 10-12

All incoming e-mails will be treated confidentially and will only be read by Dr. Rahab Njeri. Due to the pandemic, counselling will take place online. If necessary, face-to-face meetings can be arranged

The anti-racism consultation is offered by the Gender & Diversity Management Department. The offer is exclusively available to all employees of the University of Cologne.

Anti-racism consultation for students

Students who experience racist discrimination at the University of Cologne have the opportunity to seek help at the anti-racism consultation hour. The consultation hour is led by the therapist Jessie Mmari.

As an external counselor, Jessie Mmari offers support, mediation and advice to students who want to report specific racist incidents or talk about burdens due to racist discrimination.

The following e-mail address can be used to contact Jessie Mmari and make an appointment for a consultation hour:
Beratung-BIPoC(at)verw.uni-koeln.de

All incoming emails will be treated confidentially and read only by Jessie Mmari. Due to the pandemic, office hours will be held online at the moment.

The ranti-racism consultation hour is a joint project of the Autonomous BIPoC Department and the Department Gender & Diversity Management. The offer is exclusively available to students of the University of Cologne who position themselves as Black Indigenous People of Color.

What is the Autonomous BIPoC Unit?


The Autonomous BIPoC unit is an association of BIPoC students at the University of Cologne. The goal of the unit is to advocate for marginalized and racialized groups at the university. It has set itself the task to mobilize people who want to stand up for a racism-critical university. The aim is to create a space for respectful dialogue and a place of encounter, regardless of race, class and gender.