Who can participate?

The program addresses female researchers of all levels from life sciences, natural sciences, medicine, health, psychology, finance, law, humanities and social sciences), currently working at Swiss Universities, the ETH domain or Universities of Applied Sciences (incl. related institutions)

Alumnae and female professionals holding a Master’s degree can join through the School of Continuing Education at ETH Zurich.

A maximum of 25 women per call will be admitted.

How to apply

Call 7 with a start date in Sept. 2023. The application window is now closed.

In case you still want to join, please send a message to We may have a chance to still accommodate you.


CHF 2200 for Alumnae; CHF 150 for a PhD students and CHF 400 for a Postdoc of ETH Zurich or University of Zurich; CHF 800 for all other postdocs and PhD students of a Swiss University or University of Applied Sciences (other than ETH Zurich and University of Zurich).

Selection of applications

The selection of applications is done based on the following criteria:

Relevance for career development

  • Does the CV show that the applicant will profit from the program?
  • Is the personal development plan convincing?
  • Has the applicant convincingly expressed her commitment for participating in the program?
  • Will the program give the applicant the new key competencies that will enable her to achieve her own and the program’s goals?

Relevance of research

  • Are its innovative aspects evident?
  • Has the applicant outlined how her research results could be transformed into an innovative product or application?