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Gender Equality and Diversity

UZH Gender Equality Action Plan 2017–20/21


The University of Zurich’s second Gender Equality Action Plan arose from the swissuniversities program "P7 Equal opportunity and university development 2017–2020" and ran from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2020. It has been prolonged to 31 December 2021.

Contents of Action Plan

This action plan encompasses three main projects as well as various supporting activities and events. The three projects are designed to address both the P7 program aims and the priorities of the UZH Executive Board as set out in the Gender Policy Code of Conduct.

swissuniversities: Program P-7 Equal opportunity and university development 2017–2020

The P-7 Program Equal opportunity and university development 2017-2020 aims to embed gender equality more deeply in the core processes and development of institutions of higher education by pursuing the following objectives:

  • Gender equality in academic career development
  • Gender equality in study program and career choice, reduction of labor market skills shortages
  • Awareness-raising regarding diversity at institutions of higher education

The P-7 programm encompasses two modules:

  • Module A - Action plans
  • Module B - Project cooperations

Module B fosters collaboration between different types of higher education institutions.

Weiterführende Informationen

Documentation: Action Plan 2017–20