Teaching Staff

Our advisory service for teaching staff

You are teaching at the Folkwang University of the Arts or work in an artistic or scientific area?
We will be pleased to help you with your questions and concerns:

Personnel board of the academic & artistic staff

The personnel board provides advice on:

_problems arising at the workplace
_issues concerned with employment (e.g. grading, regrading or transfer)


For further information see the webpage of the personnel boards

University, Media Didactics & E-Learning

Robin Schütgens provides advice on:

_(media) didactic questions regarding the conception of lectures
_questions regarding contents, possible uses, course requests, specific functions and development opportunities in the field of e-learning
_using the platforms Edda and Moodle


For further information see:

Coordination office of the examinations committees

Here Nevyana Koleva provides advice on:

_changing examination and aptitude test regulations
_interpreting and applying the rules of examination regulations and of other legal clauses for conducting examinations while taking into account higher-ranking law


For further information see the webpage of the coordination office (in German only)

Feedback in teaching

In the team "excellently advised" Pascale Ruhrmann provides advice on:

_evaluation of lectures and study courses
_offer of Teaching Analysis Poll (qualitative method of course evaluation)
_further forms of dialogue on teaching and learning


For further information see:

Family Service

Here Nina Kaiser provides advice on:

_questions regarding the compatibility of work and family life (e.g. financing and care options)
_implementation of a family-friendly environment (e.g. family-friendly meeting times and infrastructure)


For further information see the webpage of the Family Service (in German only)

Equal Opportunity Office

The Central Equal Opportunity Officer Nina Kaiser provides advice on:

_equal opportunities for women and men and beyond (especially in staffing and appointment procedures)
_removing structural obstacles & implementing equality-relevant ideas


For further information see: (in German only)

Confidant of severly disabled

Here Alexandra Kiene provides advice on:

_means of support when severly disabled
_compensations for disadvantage suffered and regulations on hardship cases


For further information see the webpage of the disability office

Protection against sexual harassment

The external counselling service offers you anonymously:

_help & information concerning your rights when feeling sexually harassed
(including suspicion of a transgression and/or discrimination)


Contact: +49 (0)201 8621212 or ombudsstelle(at)


For further information see the webpage of the counselling service against sexual harassment

Social Advice & Counselling

The Studierendenwerk Essen-Duisburg (student service provider of Essen and Duisburg) advices and supports you in:

_difficult situations concerning life in general and/or work
_e.g. conflicts, emotional issues, self-doubt, anxiety about the future or feeling overwhelmed


For further information see: