Equal Opportunities Prize for structural measures and innovative projects

Description of the prize

The Equal Opportunities Prize of Ulm University is awarded for men and women who effective realized the objective of Equal Opportunities not only while working at the University of Ulm but also in the social and cultural fields, in their family and partnership.

Special structural measures and innovative projects could be for instance:

  • Exceptionally successful realisation of the Equal Opportunities Plan
  • Measures increased the number of female university entrants and scientists in subjects with a low share of women
  • Release scientists from routine tasks to conduct their research work in specific projects
  • Special measures promoting efforts to reconcile work and family life for women and men
  • Projects promoting gender research

The measures and projects, proposed for this prize, must not be older than a year.

The prize may be granted to:

  • Individual persons
  • Teams
  • Organisational units of the University of Ulm


The award of 2500 euros can be used for professional duties related to realisation of the equal opportunities objectives.


The Senate makes decisions about the award on the basis of a proposal by the Selection Panel consisting of a Equal Opportunities Officer and four Faculty Equal Opportunities Officers. The Equal Opportunities Prize is presented at the Dies academicus of Ulm University.

Call for proposals

Application deadline: October, 24th, 2018