Audit family-friendly university
The Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences was certified as "family-friendly university" by the "berufundfamilie GmbH", an initiative of the non-profit German Hertie-foundation, on 25 August 2008.
Kick-off of the auditing process were two workshops during which the status quo of family-friendly academic and working conditions at the HNU were documented and further targets were agreed upon. The Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences was then awarded the certificate. The measures agreed upon are now being implemented within a timeframe of three years, step by step and according to plan. A considerable part was already realised during the first year. To document implementation a detailed progress report is to be prepared every year. The first annual report was submitted in August 2009. During the re-audit in August 2011 new, extensive target agreements were adopted. Since then these measures are being realised one by one. The HNU was certified as family-friendly university for the second time on 8 December 2011. The certificate was awarded during a festive ceremony in Berlin on 11 June 2012.
A team of ten people in which all status groups of the university are represented is responsible for the project.