At times we all need someone to turn to for advice, e.g. in case of difficult situations among colleagues or in the event of conflicts with our supervisors or teachers or with our fellow students. Even if you simply have the feeling that you cannot stand up to all the demands you have to cope with, we will always have a sympathetic ear for you: Are there any conflicts that you cannot resolve yourself? The various counseling services at the university will be happy to offer you advice and support.

Availability of the counseling services

We are there for you by phone, in individual meetings via Zoom/Teams and, if required, also in person! Make an appointment at short notice and uncomplicated via e-mail or Teams.

Sexual Harassment

Should you experience any kind of sexual harassment at the University of Mannheim, our contact persons will be there to assist you.


Should you experience any disadvantages at the University of Mannheim due to your gender, origin, religious affiliation, or sexual orientation, please contact our competent contact person.

Cooperative and Fair Behavior

Our professional advisor will offer support and advice in any phase of your life and work out individual solutions with you.

Reconciliation of Work and Family Life

Changes in family life also bring about changes in working life. The university offers good solutions for many situations. New perspectives can be developed with the help of the respective counseling services.

Additional counseling services provided by the University of Mannheim

The Representative for Employees with a Disability provides assistance and advice to all employees of the University of Mannheim on issues relating to severe disabilities in working life.

Advice Services Directory

The Advice Services Directory for students will help you to find the right contact person.


Andrea Horn

Andrea Horn

Equal Opportunity Commissioner for non-academic staff members (administration, library, and University IT)
University of Mannheim
B 6, 30–32 – Room 011
68159 Mannheim
Alexandra Raquet

Alexandra Raquet (she/her)

Diversity and Dual Career
University of Mannheim
Department of Equal Opportunity and Social Diversity
B 6, 30–32 – Room 014
68159 Mannheim