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

Margarete von Wrangell Habilitation Programme for Women


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With the Margarete von Wrangell Habilitation Programme the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg wants to encourage qualified researchers to qualify as a professor by offering them financial support. Funding takes the form of an employment (pay grade 13/TV-L) limited to five years, three years of which are financed by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg and the European Social Fund, and two years are funded by the respective university.



As part of the application, the supervising university needs to assure their financial support. The applicant should be able to show preliminary work on their habilitation.

Additional information can be found in the programme guidelines.


Application documents 2020 at a glance (in German only)


The application deadline for 2020 has passed. We will inform you about a new round of announcements on this site in due course.



Application and selection procedure

Applications have to be submitted to the Equal Opportunities Office of Heidelberg University.

The Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg appoints a selection committee, which decides on grant-worthy applications.

Female researchers who would like to accredit their habilitation at Heidelberg University will receive advice at the Equal Opportunities Office. If you plan to submit an application, please contact the Equal Opportunities Office first (, - you will then receive further information.



Carmen Waiblinger

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Latest Revision: 2020-10-26