Junior Female Scientists

We would like to welcome the junior female scientists on the page of the Gender Equality Office. We offer you various information, facilitating your entry in the research field. We would also like to introduce to you different networking and mentoring programmes that enable your contact to other doctoral candidates and improve your career chances. We are also personally available to you and are happy to support you.

Guide for postgraduates

We provide a collection of useful information material to facilitate your entrance as a new postgraduate in our department.

Below you will find websites and brochures that include useful information about getting your doctorate as well as general information about the university and life in Germany. This information is available in both German and in English as well, to provide foreign students with the information they need.

Welcome Centre for junior scientists

Welcome in Germany – Information for immigrants

Do you plan a research stay in Germany?

Research and doctorate

Support for international Students

FAQs – Tipps for your research stay in Germany

Recieve a doctorate in Germany

SciMento – Find successful paths in science

The aim of SciMento is the sustainable improvement of possible career paths for female research leaders, postgraduates, and young post doctoral candidates in the fields of engineering and science across Hessen. We offer group mentoring and networking options which are designed to actively counteract the withdrawal of highly qualified and committed female engineers from the scientific field after their graduation.

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Mentoring and intensive training for highly qualified female scientists seeking their professorship. The project addresses post doctoral candidates, graduates pursuing habilitation, junior professors, junior research group leaders as well as outside lecturers from one of the five Hessian universities who want to qualify for a professorship or for a leading position in science.

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Mentoring network for women in science and technology

The mentoring network offers young women experienced companionship throughout their studies as well as their career planing. The goals range from strengthening women in their professional competencies to providing them with more visibility (role models) as well as supporting female students and doctoral candidates in their transition between their studies, dissertation and professional work.

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