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.

Bridge Scholarships

Target group
Female junior researchers and researchers of gender minorities* at the beginning of their postdoctoral studies - please restrain from enquiries if you do not already have a host in Konstanz that you are collaborating with!
Application deadline
29 November 2017
Funding duration and period
6-9 months, beginning 1 Apr 2018 and ending 31 Dec 2018
Scholarship amount
Basic amount, expenses and child allowance as stipulated in the DFG-guidelines
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* Gender minorities refers to researchers whose identity varies from traditional gender norms, e.g. transgender, transsexual or intersex.

Visiting professorship programme to promote gender studies/advancement of women

Target group
Departments within the Humanities, Politics, Law and Economics, Psychology and the Sciences, preferably in Mathematics, Biology, Computer Science or Philosophy
Application deadline
22 October 2017 for the summer semester 2018
Funding period
usually three to four months

Subject-specific projects for equal opportunity, family affairs and diversity

Target group
Departments of the University of Konstanz 
Application deadline
4 July 2017 (closed)
Funding duration and period
beginning 1 Nov 2017 and ending 31 Dec 2018
Amount
5.000 to 25.000 Euro

Konstanzia Fellowship

Target Group
Female postdoctoral researchers and researchers of gender minorities* in the humanities and social sciences on their last steps towards gaining a professorship
Application deadline
15 June 2017 (closed)
Funding period
18 months beginning 1 September 2017 and ending 28 February 2019
Modules
Mentoring, coaching, training, co-funding
*Gender minorities refers to researchers whose identity varies from traditional gender norms, e.g. transgender, transsex, intersex.

Margarete von Wrangell postdoctoral programme for women

Target group
Academics pursuing a habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) and postdoctoral researchers
Deadlines
30 June 2017 (closed)
Funding duration and period
Starts first quarter of 2018
Scholarship amount
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
Applications closed on 28 April 2016.
Funding duration and period
1 or 2 years starting 1 January 2017
Scholarship amount
75-100 % TV-L 13 or 14, of which 50 % are funded by the MWK and the rest by the university/the research group

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