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Call for applications in the CORA coaching program: Coaching Women for Research and Academia

The program is intended for female researchers at the University of Freiburg who have submitted their thesis, female postdocs, assistant professors, and group leaders from all faculties. A requirement for participation is the intention of qualifying for a responsible position in academia.

For excellent women researchers and future managers it is essential to start planning a career early and strategically. For this reason the University of Freiburg offers the coaching program CORA Coaching Women for Research and Academia for ten female researchers at the end of the doctoral process.The aim of the program is a long-term rise in the proportion of women on the academic qualifications ladder after their doctorates.

The CORA coaching program foresees individual coaching of up to eight sessions per participant as well as exclusive training sessions to complement the University’s existing advanced training courses,  motivation via regular meetings of the peer group, and the building-up of a network of women researchers.

Interested female academics are invited to send in their application to our
office by 20 January 2022.The application must be accompanied by:


  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. List of publications
  3. A letter of motivation outlining the reasons and, if applicable, the 2 urgency for participation in the coaching program as well as your further academic career plans.
  4. Academic degree certificates, particularly your doctoral degree certificate

Further information at

If you have any further questions you may contact us at:
Gleichstellung, Diversität und akademische Personalentwicklung
Mariana Vargas Ustares
Phone: 0761 / 203-9053