Statutory Appointees and Representatives

Assistant Representative

  • Barbara Hitz


Staff Council

The staff council is newly elected every 4 years and consists of members of the University. It advocates fair and safe working conditions for all employees.

Chairperson of the Staff Council

  • Dorothea Steffen


Women’s Affairs & Equal Opportunities

The Office for Women’s Affairs and Equal Opportunities supports Leuphana University in fulfilling its goal of reaching equal employment opportunities. This objective is set forth in the Higher Education Act of Lower Saxony. It is aimed at providing equal opportunities for women and men. To this end, the Office for Women’s Affairs and Equal Opportunities develops strategies to eliminate existing disparities.  

Representative for Women’s Affairs and Equal Opportunities

  • Dr. Kathrin van Riesen

 


Disabled Persons

Leuphana seeks to ensure that all workplaces are kept free of physical barriers and always fully accessible. This serves to provide fair and safe working conditions particularly for disabled persons.

 

Representative for Disabled Persons

  • Barbara Hitz