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Assistant contracts for outstandig female students

The Faculty of Engineering wants to atract more women for PhD-positions and therefore offers female master students to finance assistant contracts for up to the maximum amount of 180 hours.

Assistant contracts for outstanding female Bachelor's graduates

Female students, who completed a Bachelor's degree program ant the Faculty of Engeneering with an ECTS grade of B or better receive the offer of an assistant contract to work in the research of one of the Faculty of Engenieering groups together with their Bachelor certificate.

  • The following personal factors may lead to the decision on the offer of an assistant position being based on a better grade than the actual Bachelor’s grade:
    • For caring for each biological child under the age of 14, 0.1 points per child will be subtracted from the Bachelor's grade.
    • A total of 0.1 points can be subtracted for special achievements, awards and prizes from the last two years, a professional activity as a Bachelor's graduate or a specialized internship following the Bachelor's program of a duration of at least six months.
    • A total of 0.1 points can be subtracted for extracurricular activities during the Bachelor's program or in the period between the Bachelor's and Master's programs, such as voluntary work in the social, academic, religious or political spheres or in associations or clubs.
    • A total of 0.1 points may be subtracted for special personal circumstances such as illnesses and disabilities, special family circumstances such as caring for close relatives in need of care, or for a personal background as a "first-generation student" (i.e. that neither parent has an academic degree).

Please submit a copy of your Bachelor's degree transcript by email to the responsible examination office along with supporting documentation for the personal factors to be considered.

To conclude an assistantship contract, you can then contact the chair whose research topics interest you and submit the letter regarding the offered assistantship. You will then determine the duration and the monthly amount of hours up to a maximum of 180 hours together with the chair in whose research area you will be working. The chair does not have any staff costs due to the conclusion of the contract.

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Assistant contracts for female Master's students at the department of Electrical and Information Engineering

Female Master's students, who completed their Bachelor's degree with an ECTS grade of A or B or – if no ECTS grade was awarded – of 2.3 or better at another University will receive the offer after submitting a copy of their Bachelor's degree certificate to the responsible examination office.

To conclude an assistantship contract, you can then contact the chair whose research topics interest you and submit the letter regarding the offered assistantship. You will then determine the duration and the monthly amount of hours up to a maximum of 180 hours together with the chair in whose research area you will be working. The chair does not have any staff costs due to the conclusion of the contract.

Assistant contracts for female Master's students at the department of Computer Science

Female Master's students, who didn't get an offer after completing their Bachelor's degree, will receive one after the first Master's semester, if they successfully completed at least 25 LP with an according to LP weighted avarage grade of 1,7 for the best 25 LP.

If the acceptance to the Master's program included conditions of more than 5 LP, the 25 LP of the Master's program can include achievements of the second semester. This implies that per semester at least 25 LP (including the conditions) were competed successfully.

To conclude an assistantship contract, you can then contact the group whose research topics interest you and submit the letter regarding the offered assistantship. You will then determine the duration and the monthly amount of hours up to a maximum of 180 hours together with the group in whose research area you will be working. The group does not have any staff costs due to the conclusion of the contract.

Assistant contracts for female Master's students at the department of Material Science

Female Master's students, who didn't get an offer after completing their Bachelor's degree, will receive one after the first Master's semester, if they successfully completed at least 25 LP with an according to LP weighted avarage grade of 1,7 for the best 25 LP.

If the acceptance to the Master's program included conditions of more than 5 LP, the 25 LP of the Master's program can include achievements of the second semester. This implies that per semester at least 25 LP (including the conditions) were competed successfully.

To conclude an assistantship contract, you can then contact the group whose research topics interest you and submit the letter regarding the offered assistantship. You will then determine the duration and the monthly amount of hours up to a maximum of 180 hours together with the group in whose research area you will be working. The group does not have any staff costs due to the conclusion of the contract.

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