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Diversity Policy Committee


The Diversity Policy Committee aims at creating a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. It oversees and drives progress on the implementation of the EUI strategy in its priority to promote equality, diversity and inclusiveness, with a focus on improving the representation, progression and support of ethnic and racial minorities at the EUI.

The Committee enhances communication and collaboration with other governing bodies advising and proposing actions in the area of equality, diversity and inclusiveness, in order to coordinate their objectives, activities and outcomes.

The Committee has an advisory, policymaking and monitoring role.

In its advisory and policymaking capacity, it takes proactive steps to:

  • advise on institutional priorities related to equality, diversity, and inclusiveness,
  • discuss inequality issues at the EUI, and
  • propose new actions to promote diversity and fairness in EUI processes and procedures, equality of opportunities, and a fair and inclusive environment.

In its monitoring capacity:

  • focuses on improving the representation, progression and support of ethnic and racial minorities at the EUI;
  • monitors progress on the various actions of the EUI Ethnic and Racial Equality Plan 2023-2026 and its subsequent reviews;
  • gathers and analyses any relevant data on an annual basis, and makes proposals for new actions to achieve ethnic and racial diversity.

Meetings of the Committee 2023-2024

The Diversity Policy Committee meets to discuss developments relating to diversity topics at the EUI. Please view below for a complete list of upcoming and past meetings:

Wednesday 22 November 202311.00-12.30Meeting minutes
Wednesday 31 January 202411.00-12.30Meeting minutes
Wednesday 08 May 202411.00-12.30Meeting minutes

Current members

The composition of the Committee aims to reflect the diversity of the EUI community in all its aspects. Membership is for a term of two years (renewable).

Ex-officio members

  • Portrait picture of Lauren Kassell

    Lauren Kassell

    Full-time Professor

    Department of History

    Dean of Equality, Diversity and Inclusiveness

    Office of the Dean of Equality, Diversity and Inclusiveness

  • Portrait picture of Jan-Paul Brouwer

    Jan-Paul Brouwer


    Human Resources Service

  • Portrait picture of Sébastien Huber

    Sébastien Huber

    Director ad interim

    Academic Service

    Head of Strategy and Development

    Central Coordination Unit - Strategy, Development and Academic Governance


Ph.D. researchers

Postdoctoral fellows

Master students

Research fellows and academic assistants


The Equality, Diversity, and Inclusiveness Officer acts as the secretary of the Diversity Policy Committee


Anyone who wishes to engage with the Committee is welcome to send comments, questions, and feedback at [email protected].

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Page last updated on 17/05/2024

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