Gender Equality

Inclusive Language

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Equality among men and women also implies equality in language.

Using inclusive language is not just required by legislation, it also makes women visible in all areas and adresses women and men likewise. Hence, inclusive language should be used in all internal and external documents of Kiel University.

The use of gender-inclusive language at Kiel University was examined in a scientific survey (in German). For an easy guidance how to use gender-inclusive language click  here ( in German).

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. In case of need, courses on this topic can be offered.