Based on the decision of the Federal Constitutional Court (BVerfG) of October 10, 2017, the Personal Status Act (PStG) was amended in Germany as of December 18, 2018. As a result, there are now four options for recording gender: male, female, diverse, no registration. The BVerfG decision strengthens the right to protection of gender self-determination and is therefore also groundbreaking for trans* people and people who identify as non-binary.
Recommendations for action by bukof for gender diversity at universities can be found here as a Recommendations for action by bukof for gender diversity at universities can be found here as a PDF and as an online handout on the bukof website under the heading Service.and as an online handout on the bukof website under the heading Service.
The aim of these recommendations for action is to make gender diversity at universities more visible and to strengthen it. The recommendations are intended as an expertise of bukof for university administrations as well as for gender equality and diversity actors. The recommendations are regularly updated and supplemented.