Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities

Help and Advice

"One needs strength to bear something wrong,
but one needs courage to end it.

One needs
strength to stay alone,
but one needs courage to ask for help."

Berthold Auerbach

Any person with management and supervisory functions is required to react on any form of sexual discrimination and violence, pursue clues without exception and take appropriate action if there is a suspicion or to inform the competent authorities.

Besides the Central Gender Equality Officer and the Local Gender Equality Officers at Humboldt-Universität, affected persons can generally contact the following authorities:

  • the management of the Department of Human Resources and Development, provided that the accused is employee (teachers or staff),
  • the Vizepräsidenten/Vizepräsidentin  für  Studium  und  Lehre (vice-president for studies and teaching),
  • an  die Management of the "Student Affairs" (Studienabteilung I), when the accused is student.

In acute situations, the local security guards and / or the police (phone: 110) should be alerted.

For confidential advice and support you can contact the Central and Local Gender Equality Officers at Humboldt-Universität in all cases of sexualised discrimination and violence.

 Leaflet "Sexualisierte Diskriminierung und Gewalt"



Central Gender Equality Officer
Dr. Ursula Fuhrich-Grubert
Unter den Linden 6
Phone: (030) 2093 - 2840


Managemant of the Departement of Human Resources and Development (Personal und Personalentwicklung)
Unter den Linden 6
Phone: (030) 2093 - 2119

ice-president for Studies and International Affairs
Unter den Linden 6
Phone: (030) 2093 - 2102

Management of Students Affairs (Studienabteilung I)
Invalidenstrasse 110
Phone: (030) 2093 - 70258

Security guards (Wachschutz), Entrance of the main building
Unter den Linden 6, left side in the foyer
Phone: (030) 2093 - 2416


Extracts from the leaflet "Sexualisierte Diskriminierung und Gewalt"