Bielefeld University has received several awards for its success in equal opportunities and has also been certified as a family-friendly university since 2006.
The Family Service at Bielefeld University is the contact and advice centre for all questions regarding the compatibility of studies/science/work and family. Students, researchers and staff in administration and service with family responsibilities receive comprehensive, confidential advice and information on appropriate, status-specific offers as well as family-friendly work and study organization.
The Family Service also offers advice on the topic of dual career.
Within the framework of the Audit Family-Friendly University, numerous measures were developed to increase family-friendliness.