Equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion

The Centre for Equal Opportunities, Diversity and Inclusion (CEDI) is committed to diversity, integration and equal opportunities in all respects (age, gender, origin, religious and political ideology, language, social position, sexual orientation, mental or physical impairment). The work of the CEDI is preventive in nature. In particular, it aims to raise awareness, develop skills and create supportive framework conditions. The activities are based on the following documents:

Persons in a position of trust

For questions and complaints related to diversity and inclusion or inquiries in connection with discrimination, bullying, sexual harassment or other violations of personal integrity, you can contact one of the following persons in a position of trust. See the Information leaflet on Persons in a Position of Trust, to find out how a request to a person in a position of trust trusted person proceeds.

Prof. Christian Fichter
Head of Research
Head of the Institute for Business Psychology
Tel. 044 200 19 01

Elke Wimmer
Programme Director, Careum School of Health
Tel. 043 222 63 21


“Research at the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences deals explicitly with questions of equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion. Current publications on the subject of equal opportunities can be found on the research portal of Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences. A list of the publications from 2022 can be found here.

Activities of the department

A look back over 2022

In the first half of the year, the department focused on finalising the action plan. In the middle of the year, this was adopted by the University Conference. After adoption, the focus in the second half of the year was on implementing prioritised measures.

Outlook for 2023

The focus for 2023 is on implementing the action plan.

Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences

Jungholzstrasse 43
8050 Zurich
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