Financial Support for Female Academics

Equal opportunity funding is awarded for projects which have a special "Bamberg relevance", and thereby female scholars from the university´s four faculties are supported in their academic pursuits.

Equal opportunity funding is administered by the individual faculties` Women's Representatives.

Please submit applications directly to your respective Faculty Women's Representative (Please include receipts, transport ticket, invoices etc.).

Funding may be awarded for things like:

  • conference and travel expense subsidies (please check in advance the additional possibility of funding by the committee for research and junior researchers, FNK)
  • conference and travel expense allowances for female students presenting their work at the conference in question
  • travel allowances for female students when research travels are necessary for the production of their final thesis
  • guest lectures, lecture series, colloquia related to gender or women's topics
  • seminars or workshops for female students and academic staff
  • doctorate-related literature

Funding cannot be awarded for:

  • printing expenses (applies to both female students and employees)
  • literature for female students
  • assistants for female employees

Decisions on funding applications concerning categories not listed above are taken by the Women´s Advisory Council. The respective Faculty Women's Representatives decide on the maximum amount of funding awarded.