Programme Description

The Programme offers working women the opportunity to qualify for professorship by teaching at a Baden Württemberg university of applied sciences, college of art or music or at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW). The application is to be sent to the selected institution of higher education. With the Programme the Land strives to increase the percentage of female professors. 100 to 150 stipends or contract lectureships are awarded each semester. They are worth the monthly sum of about EUR 550 and include a maximum teaching load of four hours per week and semester. The Land funds the lectureships, while the single higher-education institutions may bear the travel costs.

Target Group

working women with particular competence in scientific or artistic work and a higher-education degree wishing to qualify for professorship by teaching at a Baden Württemberg university of applied sciences, college of art or music or at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW)

Academic Requirements

  • higher-education degree
  • particular competence in academic or artistic work, generally established by completion of a doctorate or evidenced by artistic work or
  • at least two years of professional experience outside the higher-education sector and a specific doctoral research project

Number of Scholarships

100 to 150 grants per semester

Duration

Teaching appointments within the scope of the programme are limited to a maximum of four semesters.

Scholarship Value

Remuneration for the lectureship is of EUR 2,380 per semester at most, that is, a maximum of EUR 4,760 per annum.

Application Papers

application forms and further information on the application procedure here

Application Deadline

  • The deadline for application at universities of applied sciences and colleges of art or music is 1 March for the summer semester and 15 September for the winter semester of each year at the latest.
  • The deadline for application at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) requires applications to be submitted in due time before the start of the lectureship.

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