Equal opportunities

Typical areas in which questions or concerns arise include:

  • Gender-specific or sexual discrimination on the campus
  • Equality for women and men students and other members of the ZHAW
  • Concessions to compensate for disadvantages for students with children
  • Concessions to compensate for disadvantages for students with disabilities
  • Gender-neutral language.

Equal Opportunities Coordinator

If you have any questions or concerns regarding equal opportunities, please contact the School’s Equal Opportunities Coordinator directly.

Prof. Dr. Christiane Hohenstein

Prof. Dr. Christiane Hohenstein


ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics
Theaterstrasse 15c
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 62 25
christiane.hohenstein@zhaw.ch

ZHAW Equal Opportunities Office

The ZHAW Equal Opportunities Office is available for the handling of complex questions and cases in the entire ZHAW:

Dr. Annette Kahlen

Dr. Annette Kahlen


ZHAW President's Office
Gertrudstrasse 15
8401 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 72 31
annette.kahlen@zhaw.ch

Accessible University Advice Centre

The Accessible University Advice Centre gives information and answers questions regarding studying with a disability and will support you in planning solutions. Students may seek advice at the Accessible University Advice Centre at any time on applying for concessions to compensate for disadvantages.

Counselling is confidential.

Accessible University Advice Centre
Gertrudstrasse 15
8401 Winterthur
Tel.: +41 (0)58 934 72 31
Mail: barrierefrei@zhaw.ch