ProChance - career

Funding scheme for improving career prospects of young female researchers

The Friedrich Schiller University promotes its outstanding female researchers on their way to a professorship. The University provide funds which shall promote and improve the further development of the scientific profile and the chance to be appointed as professor. To promote the scientific independence is the main focus of this programme. Funds may be requested for: carrying out research projects, conducting conferences, mobility (e.g. research stay abroad), to prepare for third-party funding or for a research leave. It is also possible to apply for family allowances for scholarships already granted. The strategic focus of projects for which funding is requested must be convincingly demonstrated and justified in the application.

You may apply to cover staff cost (e.g. teaching associates, student assistants) and material and travel expenses of up to € 40,000.



The programme is currently advertised. Please submit your applications up to an including December, 7th, 2020 by using our online application tool:


Juliane Heimann, Dr
Dr. Juliane Heimann
+49 3641 9-401104
+49 3641 9-401102
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
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