The budget for 2022 has been used up. Therefore, we cannot accept any more applications this year.

Please check out another funding source: the Mobility Program offered by ProTrainU, open to junior researchers from all faculties.

Funding of conference travel, seminar travel, research visits (preferably abroad) and online events is available to qualified female junior researchers of all faculties within the framework of the Financial Support Programmes for Female Researchers (Federal Programme for Women Professors III).


Female junior researchers of all faculties, who want to pursue an academic career. This includes doctoral candidates (with a completed master or medical degree), post-docs, habilitation candidates and researchers qualified to teach and supervise doctoral/PhD candidates (post-habil). Appointed professors or junior professors are not eligible.

Travel funding for symposia and conferences or participation fees for online conferences and symposia is granted only for active contributions to the event (e.g. poster, talk). Please provide documentation of your abstract submission.

For all further requirements please see our guidelines.

Yes, indeed. Funding of meetings and courses with remote attendance is available. The maximum funding amount is EUR 500 per application; exceeding participation fees for online seminars can also be covered.

  1. The respective head of institute must support the researcher’s participation in the on-site event. This includes the mandatory commitment that in any event of cancellation, postponement, non-participation, quarantine situation, etc. all costs and organizational tasks will be taken over by the institute. A declaration of this commitment must be included in the academic supervisor’s statement on p. 3 of the application form.
  2. Research visits outside of Europe cannot be funded until further notice.
  3. The business travel regulations of Ulm University apply.
  4. Any advance payments must be pre-financed by the researcher’s institute. A subsequent intramural transfer posting is excluded for items from 2021. Special regulations apply for the Medical Faculty.
  5. Upon completion of the measure the travel reimbursement request along with all receipts is to be sent to Gender Equality Office.

  1. Fill in and sign application form
  2. Anlagen erstellen und beifügen (siehe S. 3 Antragsformular) 
    • CV
    • abstract including proof of submission (if applicable)
    • cost estimate with supporting documents 
  3. save all parts of the application as one pdf file and
  4. e-mail to Office for Gender Equality (gleichstellungsbeauftragte(at) four weeks before the event at the latest.

Applications can be submitted at any time; funding decisions will be made in a timely manner. Please clarify individual questions with us before submitting your application!

The Graduate and Professional Training Centre (ProTrainU) also offers mobility funding. For further information please click here