The Leibniz Programme for Women Professors targets women in all disciplines who have an outstanding international track record. They will be granted a full professorship position (W2/W3) which is either permanent or which features a tenure-track option guaranteed by the university and the relevant Leibniz Institute.
Who can apply?
Women in all disciplines who
- have an outstanding international track record
- meet the requirements to hold a professorship or already hold one, and
- whose research contributes to the institute’s and the collaborating university’s research strategy
Type and extent of funding
Funding: successful candidates will receive funding of up to 1.7 million euros to fund their professorship, personnel and equipment.
5 years with tenure-track or 5 years with a permanent position.
Calls are published every year in August and can be found on the Leibniz Association’s website. Candidates are asked to contact the Leibniz Institute of their choice with a draft of their application to discuss their project and its fit within the institute’s research strategy. There are two application deadlines per year, one in September and one in March.