Useful links

ETH Institutions

ETH Zurich

Equal Opportunities Office ETHZ Equal!
Human Resources ETHZ – Courses Course program for ETHZ staff
Career Center Career Center – a central platform between companies, students and doctoral students
Didactica Courses offered by ETHZ & University of Zurich
Women Professors Forum at ETHZ Forum for ETHZ women professors
Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center PhD program in Science and Policy

EPF Lausanne

Equal Opportunities Office EPFL Activities for scientific women organized by the Equal Opportunities Office at EPFL
Staff Training Center Courses offered for the EPFL staff
WISH Foundation Erna Hamburger lecture and prize – organized by the women professors at EPFL  to recognize the achievements of outstanding women in science


Equal Opportunties Office PSI Chancengleichheit am PSI
PSI Career Return Program Rückkehr in die Berufstätigkeit


Equal Opportunities Office – Empa  Together


Equal Opportunities Office WSL Workplace Diversity & Inclusion
Scientific Integrity at WSL Ombudspersons at PSI, Eawag, Empa and WSL


 Equal Opportunities EAWAG Gender Equity and Equal Opportunity


Useful Links

Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences For women in science
EU Grants Access How to get funding for research?
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) Most important swiss agency promoting scientific research
CONNECT – Connecting Women’s Career in Academia and Industry Equality in academia and industry
H.I.T. – High Potential University Leaders Identity & Skills Training Programme Exclusive leadership programme for female professors in Switzerland
Femdat Platform and swiss database of women scientists and experts from various professions
EURAXESS International network for researchers in motion
IARU International alliance of research universities
NCCR MUST (list of mentoring programmes) National center for competences in research – Molecular ultrafast science and technology
Swiss Association of women engineers (SVIN) Association who brings together professional women in science and technology
Reseau Femmes + SIA Société suisse des ingénieur/e/s et architectes
Girls in Tech Switzerland Non-profit organization focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology.
We shape Tech Network for a greater diversity and inclusion in technology and innovation
Mentoring Deutschschweiz (2001-2016) Programme for the promotion of women in academic careers


Academics Career portal for scientists and researchers
KISSWIN Informationen and advice about scientific careers
Center of Excellence – Women in Science Hub for realization of equal opportunities for both women and men in science and research in Germany
TOTAL E-QUALITY Award Award for exemplary activities aimed at providing equal opportunity
Federal Ministry of Education and Research Women in Education and Research
Kompetenzzentrum “Kompetenz-Workshops – MINT-Frauen gewinnen, fördern und binden”
Femtec Hochschulkarrierezentrum für Frauen in den Ingenieur- und Naturwissenschaften, TU Berlin
AcademiaNet German website for women academics and scientists


fFORTE Frauen in Forschung und Technologie – Innovationskraft durch Vielfalt


EWPS – European Platform of Women Scientists European Platform of Women Scientists
EC – Science in society EC – Science in society – It’s a girl thing!
CORDIS – EU Research Community Research and Development Information Service
EC – Women & Science statistics Women & Science – Statistics and Indicators
EC – Women in Industrial Research in Europe WIR Initiative – Women in Industrial Research
EC – ENWISE Enwise – Gender equality in a wider Europe


Mentoringset UK Women’s Engineering Society – Mentoring program for Women Scientists and Engineers
Science Career Magazine From the Journal Science