The ZAB is the central point of contact for all issues relating to accessibility and the active participation of people with disabilities or chronic illnesses at Bielefeld University. The ZAB offers expertise
• on accessible and diversity-sensitive university development
• in digital accessibility
• for prospective students, students and lecturers on studying with disabilities or chronic illnesses
• for employees and managers on employment with disabilities or chronic illnesses
The ZAB newsletter keeps you up to date. We report at irregular intervals on all the latest news about working and studying with disabilities, chronic or mental illness, Accessibility and ZAB projects.
An inclusive and diverse team advises you competently and in many matters concerning equal opportunities and barrier-free studying and working at Bielefeld University. We answer your questions or refer you to the appropriate contact points depending on the topic. Through our expertise and a strong network, we overcome barriers together.
Confidant of severely disabled people, representative for students with disabilities or chronic illnesses, coordinator of the ZAB
Strategic thinker and competent developer of custom-fit solutions for every possible barrier. He is extensively networked and always well informed. Listens to people and advocates for lived accessibility around the clock
Educational scientist (B.A), bank clerk
Advisor for students with disabilities or chronic illnesses.
Answers all advising questions and provides support in word and deed. She knows from her own studies stumbling blocks on campus and in the module handbook. Accompanies students in overcoming barriers.
Doctor of art history, photographer
Man of the Internet. He competently implements accessible websites and has an eye for design. Illustrates and packages Accessibility in a wide variety of media.
Computer scientist, Intelligent Systems (M.Sc.)
Project digital accessibility in studies and teaching, team leader UniMaps.
Is constantly improving digital accessibility at the university. Develops new tools and accompanies digital teaching. Knows UniMaps inside and out and guides students in its further development.
Sociologist, Global Political Studies (M.A.)
Consultant to the representative of severely disabled people
The analytical head of the team. She develops the right content for everyone and has a scientific eye for Accessibility. Knows exactly how to implement the Diversity Action Plan.
Social worker and educationalist (M.A.)
Project Studienstart Barrier-Free, Peer Mentoring.
Breaks down barriers and builds events. Brings mentors and mentees together and supports them during the start of their studies. Organizes and plans around barrier-free studies.
Sociologist and educationalist (B.A)
Project Care Treasures
Extends ZAB's range of topics to include the concerns of informal caregivers. She develops media concepts for barrier-free visual preparation of information. Lends her voice to the ZAB for videos.
Computer scientist and computer linguist (B.A.)
1st deputy of the representative of the severely disabled people.
Knows everyone and everything at the university. She accompanies job interviews, takes part in committee meetings and takes care of contractual matters. Always has an open ear and chocolate for her colleagues.