Gender equality, which has been enshrined in Article 3 of the German Basic Law since 1949, is still not a matter of course in today’s society. However, we at Friedrich Schiller University Jena are committed to promoting gender equality as a guiding principle and programme.
UniSAFE-survey on gender-based violence in academia (2022)
Between January and May 2022, UniSAFE coordinated the implementation of a survey among 46 participating universities and research organisations in 15 countries in Europe to collect measurable evidence on the prevalence of gender-based violence in academia and research. With over 42,000 responses from staff and students, the survey is the largest conducted so far in the European Research Area.
European Union meta-study on the COVID-19 impact on gender equality in research & innovation (2023)
The report highlights in particular the pandemic’s gendered impact on academic productivity, early career researchers, and work-life balance. It investigates institutional responses and aims to bring forward unseen and marginalised experiences in academia.