Equal Opportunity and Diversity


    For Junior Researchers with Children

    The Brigitte-Schlieben-Lange Program was initiated by the Baden-Württemberg state government to support female junior researchers, PhD students and artists with children. The goal of this program is to support female junior researchers during the qualification phase for a professorship and to increase the number of women in top positions in the sciences. For more information about this program, eligibility and application deadlines, please contact us.

    Dream Job

    Increasing the number of women at universities of applied sciences (UAS)

    The “UAS Mentoring – Dream Job: Professor" is a joint project between the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences along with six other universities of applied sciences in Germany to attract more women professors from the areas of business, science, administration and culture.

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    The program pairs you with a mentor at a university of applied sciences to discuss professional and scientific issues and to get a glimpse of the everyday work of a professor. Please contact us for more information.


    Dual Career Service

    How to successfully balance two careers and family?

    The Dual Career Service at the HTWG Konstanz offers information and advising services for the partners of newly-hired professors, junior researchers and administrators on how they can continue their professional careers. We support you in the job application process and offer information and advising on continuing education and qualification questions and how to successfully restart your life in Konstanz.

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    Contact us for more information or to set up an appointment


    Mathilde Planck Program for Adjunct Instructors

    The goal of the Mathilde Planck Program is to increase the number of female professors by giving women academics the opportunity to first gain teaching experience as an adjunct instructor. The recipients are funded for two years, after which they can apply for a professorship at an institute of higher learning. The application deadline is September 15th for the winter semester and March 1st for the summer semester.



    Application Process

    For more information about the Mathilde Planck Program for Adjunct Instructors, eligibility and the application process, please contact Vera Maier-Tragmann, the HTWG Konstanz coordinator for gender equality and diversity: 

    Tel: 07531-206 187
    Email: mdavid@htwg-konstanz.de
    Link to Mathilde Plank Program for Adjunct Instructors (in German)


    Cooperative Doctoral College

    It is also possible to earn a PhD at the HTWG Konstanz as part of our Cooperative Doctoral School. Please visit their website (in German) for more detailed information.

    Occupational Profile Female Professor

    The project “Female professors - where are you?" deals with the issue of the still low number of female professors at German universities and universities of applied sciences. The project website provides information about prerequisites for being hired as a professor, advantages and funding options, and also includes the video “Become a Professor.”