PhD Student Info
Existing programmes are meant to support early-career female researchers in identifiying personal skills and competences and implementing them in their career planning. They offer:
a personal connection with a suitable mentor
workshops and trainings
Details such as
duration of the programme
the number of meetings between mentor and mentee
the focus on an academic versus a non-academic career
may differ and be discussed individually. These programmes exist:
was started back in 2001 and is open to doctoral students up to junior professors. The mentors are from Germany and abroad and typically have gained professional experience and managed to balance family life with their careers.
University of Cologne
The HHU offers the
Selma Meyer Mentoring
programme in English and German which lasts 18 months and also has a registration deadline.