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What do Conchita Wurst and Rachel Levine have in common?

March, 31st is the International Transgender Day of Visibility and therefore a good reason to report a bit about the topic "transgender" and offer information for everyone who's interested. What Conchita Wurst and Rachel Levine have in common is quite clear at the second glance: None of them can be pressed into the current stereotypes of being "male" or "female". While the…  Read more


21.3.2021 - International Day Against Racism

The belief that some ethnic or other groups of humans possess different behavioural traits or special physical appearance and are superior or inferior, still has many followers - in Austria just as well as in the rest of the world. The movement „Black Lives Matter“ shows, that racism is not only discriminating and suppressive, but also kills. But already long before people had…  Read more


ÖH Corona hardship fund

The corona emergency fund was created by the Austrian Students Union (ÖH) to help those affected by the current crisis. If you are in financial hardship as a result of the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, you have the opportunity to receive a subsidy in the form of a one-off payment. Applications are accepted until 31.3.2021 at https://www.oeh.ac.at/en/corona-emergenc…  Read more


10 December: International Day of Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This was the first step on the path to a more equitable society and a fairer world.   Read more


Happy International Day of Families

The 15th of May is celebrated as the international day of families each year and was proclaimed by the UN to point to the importance of families. For this purpose, also the UAS Upper Austria seeks to highlight the significance of family friendliness and the balance between family, work and/or studies. This day is intended to raise awareness for the dynamic diversity of…  Read more


Happy International Women`s Day

Today`s international Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day also marks a call for gender mainstreaming and the promotion of equality. For these purposes, it is not sufficient to be satisfied with what has been reached so far, but it requires all efforts to further continue equality…  Read more


Live Diversity: Note of the Gender & Diversity-Conference

16th November - UNESCO International Day of Tolerance  Read more