UNIFY - Unit for Family, Diversity & Equality

Phone: 06221 54-7697



Since 28th of July 2022, we are no longer called the Equal Opportunities Office, but
"UNIFY - Unit for Family, Diversity and Equality" and are the central institution
Contact point for compatibility, diversity and equality under new management
with Charlotte von Knobelsdorff.

Family-friendly university

Research Support and Scholarships

The Equal Opportunities Office advises and informs female junior researchers about research support programmes of Heidelberg University, the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg and other institutions for the promotion of science, which are aimed at female researchers particularly. A programme for female researchers, for instance, helps women with children to resume or continue their qualifications. Other programmes are aimed at outstanding female researchers who wish to pursue an academic career. If you have not found a suitable programme, you can look up further support options here.


Olympia Morata Programme

Olympia-Morata 2016-06-22
As part of its plan for the advancement of women, Heidelberg University with this qualification programme provides positions to support young female researchers.
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Olympia Morata Programme of the Medical Faculty Heidelberg

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​The aim of this programme is to support qualified female researchers with their habilitation or comparable qualification at the Medical Faculty Heidelberg.
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Individual Funding

Verfügungsfonds 2016-06-22
With this fund the University has created an equal opportunity back-up, with which to offer timely support in difficult circumstances.
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Margarete von Wrangell Programme


MvW Bild 2016-02-23
With the Margarete von Wrangell Programme the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg wants to encourage qualified researchers to qualify as a professor by offering them financial support.
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Brigitte Schlieben Lange Programme

With this programme the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg wants to improve the situation of junior researchers and artists at universities and increase the presence of female university professors.
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