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Gender Equality Office of Viadrina

Financial Aid and Networks

Scholarships at the Viadrina

Bridging scholarships for women scientists and for scientists with family responsibilitiesEuropean University Viadrina grants
  • Bridging Scholarships for PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers with family responsibilities to bridge situations in which the reentry into, or the continuation or completion of the studies is endangered or made more difficult because of child rearing and caregiving;
  • Degree Completion Scholarship to particularly highly qualified women PhD candidates and early stage researchers.

Further information, call for scholarships and application forms can be found on the homepage of Family Affairs Office.

SHK-FondsSupport fund for (young) researchers with children and/or significant comittee work in form of undergraduate or graduate research assistants.

The call and application forms can be found on the homepage of Gender Equality Office in German only. For further information and support, contact Chief Gender Equality Officer

Scholarship programs of the ViadrinaThe homepage of Scholarship Office provides comprehensive overview over scholarships offered to undergraduate and graduate students at Viadrina and beyond. 
Viadrina Center for Graduate StudiesProvides support and information for PhD researchers, postdocs and Master’s degree students interested in doing a PhD. The Viadrina Center for Graduate Studies has its own funding programmes for doctoral students and postdocs at the Viadrina and can provide you with information on further opportunities.

Further non-university-specific opportunities for women students, PhD candidates and researchers

Viadrina Mentoring for Women

Women Students

Through Viadrina Mentoring, the European University Viadrina offers a programme that supports women students in their professional orientation and their consideration of doing a PhD in a structured and professional way.

Women PhD Candidates

Through Viadrina Mentoring, the European University Viadrina offers a cross-faculty programme with an objective of providing a structured career guidance for women junior scientists.

Women Postdoctoral Researchers

The mentoring and coaching program supports women postdoctoral researchers’ networking within respective scientific community, transmits knowledge about the requirements, conditions, structures and proceedings in German-speaking scientific community, provides for opportunities to gain qualifications and strengthen performance in English and German speaking surroundings.