Financial support

The university’s Equal Opportunity Council provides programmes and scholarships to support female junior researchers in gaining research qualifications and developing their careers.

Konstanzia Fellowship

 
Target Group
Female postdoctoral researchers (including those whose identity varies from traditional gender norms, e.g. transgender, transsex, intersex) on their last steps towards gaining a professorship
Application deadline
Jan 2020 (planned)
Funding period
24 months beginning 1 Apr 2020 and ending 31 Mar 2022
Modules
Mentoring and network meetings (obligatory), coaching, training, co-funding (optional)
Further information on Konstanzia Fellowship
 

Konstanzia MEiN (Mentoring with Experts and international Networking)

Target group
Female doctoral students (including those whose identity varies from traditional gender norms, e.g. transgender, transsex, intersex) in their 2nd or 3rd PhD-year

Application deadline
Passed

Funding period
Research stay within the period of 1 Dec 2019 until 31 Dec 2020

Funding
Travel expenses to visit mentor abroad

Further information on Konstanzia MEiN

Margarete von Wrangell habilitation programme for women

Target group
Female academics pursuing a habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) and postdoctoral researchers
Application deadline
30 September 2019 (passed)
Funding duration and period
Starts first quarter of 2020
Funding
100 % TV-L 13 (3 years of government funding plus 2 years of university/research group funding)

Brigitte-Schlieben-Lange-Programme for female academics with children

Target group
Female postdoctoral researchers with a child/children
Application deadline
14 Apr 2019 (passed)
Funding duration and period
1-2 years starting 1 October 2019
Funding
75-100% TV-L 13 or 14, of which 50% financed by the ministry and 25-50% financed by the research group