Financial support programmes for female scientists

Ulm University strives to support female scientists and encourages them to continue in their academic careers. Below are directives and forms to apply for financial support for business travel and research visits as well as project start-up and bridging funding (German only).

Details of Financial support programmes for female scientists

Brigitte Schlieben-Lange Programme for Young Women Researchers and Academics with Children in the Postdoc Phase the Postdoc Phase

To promote young female higher education teachers the federal state government of Baden-Württemberg tenders the Brigitte Schlieben-Lange Programme for excellent young female scientists with children. The primary objective is to offer support and higher planning security for young female scientists in their postdoctoral qualification phase.

Details of the Brigitte Schlieben-Lange Programme

Laboratory assistance for young women scientists during pregnancy or breastfeeding

The laboratory assistance initiative enables female scientists to continue their research activities in the laboratory if they cannot perform these themselves for medical reasons during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It is aimed specifically at doctoral and postdoctoral candidates of Ulm University in cases where practical laboratory work puts the child at risk. Bachelor's and master's students may, upon request and in individual cases, be eligible for laboratory assistance as well.

Details of the laboratory assistance for young women scientists

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard-Foundation

The grants of the Foundation are aimed at excellent female scientists in the fields of experimental natural sciences and medicine whose living expenses are covered by a salary or research fellowship. The financial assistance is given to relief the strain of household work and childcare.

Details of the Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard-Foundation

Margarethe von Wrangell Habilitation Programme for Women

The Margarete von Wrangell Habilitation Programme of the state of Baden-Württemberg aims to encourage qualified female scientists to complete a postdoctoral habilitation at a university in Baden-Württemberg and to provide them with the necessary financial support.

Details of the Margarethe von Wrangell Habilitation Programme for Women

Hertha Nathorff Programme

The Hertha Nathorff Programme supports the advancement of the scientific careers of female junior scientists at the Medical Faculty after they obtained their doctorate. Candidates can apply for funding for rotation/exemption positions (physicians) or research positions (scientists).

Details of the Hertha Nathorff Programme