Rector Prof. Wolfram Ressel, equalities officer Prof. Nicole Radde and Chancellor Jan Gerken are the first to celebrate the achievement at the official presentation ceremony. Rector Prof. Wolfram Ressel, equalities officer Prof. Nicole Radde and Chancellor Jan Gerken are the first to celebrate the achievement at the official presentation ceremony.

August 5, 2019

Audit family-friendly university

[Picture: Max Kovalenko, University of Stuttgart]

It's finally here! For the third time in a row, the University of Stuttgart has been awarded the audit certificate for family-friendly universities, a Europe-wide quality seal for a family-friendly study environment and a family-conscious employment policy. Following the official award ceremony, Rector Prof. Wolfram Ressel, Chancellor Jan Gerken and Equality Officer Prof. Nicole Radde said: “This will serve as daily motivation!”

Theresia Bauer, Science Minister in Baden-Württemberg also offered her congratulations: “I would like to congratulate the University of Stuttgart for being awarded this audit certificate, recognizing it as a family-friendly university. Together with numerous universities research institutions in Baden-Württemberg, the University of Stuttgart has been recognized for its family-friendly working and studying conditions. Our universities are sending a positive signal, showing that it is possible to unite academia, studying at university, and family life in the state of Baden-Württemberg, presenting themselves as modern employers and higher educational facilities.”

 
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