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What to do if you experience discrimination or harassment at ITU

Any instance of discrimination and harassment is unacceptable at ITU.

If you experience discrimination and harassment based on gender, age, physical ability, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin (which is not covered by ITU's sexual harassment policy), you are encouraged to contact the university administration.

We are ready to assist you with help or advice on what to do in a specific situation. Your inquiry will be taken seriously and treated confidentially. ​

Be aware of the distinction made between sexual harassment and inquiries related to discrimination.

Please refer to the Sexual harassment - what to do for students at ITU for further information on the process.

There you find the contact information for the members of the Sexual Harassment Committee.

Have you experienced discrimination?
We encourage you to react if you feel violated. If you decide to share your experience, you need to contact a the study administration.

Who to contact

Student advisors

Study and Career Guidance Staff


Head of Student Affairs and Programmes (SAP)

Lene Rehder

Lene Rehder, Head of SAP, Member of Sexual Harassment Committee
Phone: 51 64 37 18


What will happen
Head of Student Affairs & Programmes (SAP) will: 

  • review and investigate all complaints
  • prepare a response that is deemed necessary and appropriate to the circumstances. 

Safety for both parts

All inquiries are taken seriously and handled with discretion. Only as few people will be involved as possible, and both parties will be handled fairly.
Please read below for more details on this. 

Both the Student Counselors and Head of Student Affairs & Programmes are obligated to maintain confidentiality with regards to the reporter of an incident.

If necessary, you can file a complaint anonymously.

Examples of behavior that contributes to creating a positive environment include: 

  • Using welcoming and inclusive language 
  • Being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences 
  • Gracefully accepting constructive criticism 
  • Focusing on what is best for the community

Examples of unacceptable behavior 

  • Sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, violence or violent behavior of any kind 
  • Publishing others' private information, such as a physical or electronic address, without explicit permission 
  • Other conduct, which could reasonably be considered inappropriate in a professional setting
This page was last updated October 1 2020