The Working Committee on Equal Opportunities is a collegial body established by the Senate and is available to students and staff at the University of Music and the Performing Arts Graz in equal measure.
It is tasked with countering discrimination by university bodies on the basis of gender, ethnicity, religion, worldview, age or sexual orientation and also advises and supports university bodies and members on such matters (Section 42 of the Austrian Universities Act [UG]).
Members and bodies of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz are advised and supported in relation to equal rights, non-discrimination and the advancement of women (Statutes of the KUG). A plan for equal rights and a plan for the advancement of women are the foundations for this work.
Representatives of the working group participate and advise on relevant appointment procedures.