With its family-friendly personnel policies and academic structure, Freie Universität helps faculty, staff, and students to achieve balance between work and family life. This is a crucial prerequisite when it comes to competing for outstanding scholars, scientists, and staff members.
The goal of the university’s activities to promote occupational health is to maintain or improve the health and job satisfaction of faculty and staff members.
The various activities and projects organized to promote health range from the Addiction Prevention Working Group (Arbeitskreis Suchtprävention) to the annual Health Day (Gesundheitstag) and collegial advice and individual coaching offered for management staff.
The main task of the Dual Career Network is to link together the higher education institutions in Berlin in order to enlarge the pool of appointment and employment opportunities for everyone involved. An overarching, service-oriented network, the Berlin Dual Career Network is aimed at the partners of both newly appointed faculty members and junior executives in academia and research and offers support for professional and personal orientation in Berlin.