Funding to recruit top-level international women scientists (W3)

The funding instrument supports the appointment of excellent women scientists at the W3 level, thereby increasing the proportion of women in the upper management levels of the Helmholtz Association. At the same time, the focus on top-level researchers currently working at foreign institutions aims to promote the organization’s internationalization. The funding volume amounts to € 600,000 per scientist per year and increases the basic funding of the recruiting Helmholtz Center.

Boards of Directors of the respective Helmholtz Centers are entitled to apply.

Funding to recruit top-level international women scientists (W3) – Call for applications 2018

Funding of first-time appointments of excellent women scientists (W2/W3)

The funding instrument supports the first-time permanent appointment of excellent women scientists to W2- or W3-level professorship positions (university). This funding makes it easier for the candidates to take the decisive career step towards becoming established professors. Funding for both W2 and W3 professorships is generally up to € 1 million over a period of five years (€ 200,000 p.a.). The funding can be used to finance the position and its equipment.

Boards of Directors of the respective Helmholtz Centers are entitled to apply.

Funding of first-time appointments of excellent women scientists (W2/W3) – Call for applications 2018

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    • Daniel Riesenberg
    • Strategy and organizational development
      Helmholtz Association
  • Photo of Korinna Strobel
    • Dr. Korinna Strobel
    • Head Strategy
      Helmholtz Association