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Building a European Network of Academic Mentoring Programmes for Women Scientists

Objective

Proposal abstract The project aims at strengthening the position of women scientists in academia and leading and decision-making positions, through the instrument of mentoring, by building up a network of Mentoring programmes supporting junior women scientists from various regions in the wider Europe, through the:
A. Exchange, among mentoring programmes, of experience and best practices in setting up and implementing mentoring programmes for high potential junior women scientists at local, regional and cross-national/transnational levels, and knowledge transfer at a wider European level;
B. Definition of means and long-lasting structures of cooperation among mentoring programmes for high potential junior women scientists on a wider European level;
C. Strengthening women's impact on science decision-making and policy definition through mentoring and definition of standards for academic women scientists' support, by exchange of experiences and networking;
D. Dissemination of best practices, guidelines and standards at institutional, national and European level.

By coordinating mentoring programmes for women scientists, the strategic objective of the project is to contribute to increase gender equality and to improve the position of women in science in the wider Europe, to contribute to create an involving society and, as a result, to help structuring the European Research Area.

Call for proposal

FP6-2005-SCIENCE-AND-SOCIETY-17
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Funding Scheme

CA - Coordination action

Coordinator

UNIVERSITÉ DE FRIBOURG
Address
Avenue De L'europe 20
Fribourg
Switzerland

Participants (5)

INSTITUTE FOR PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH - BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Bulgaria
Address
6, Patriarch Evtimii Blvd.
Sofia
UNIVERSITAET MANNHEIM
Germany
Address
Schloss
Mannheim
UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART
Germany
Address
Keplerstrasse 7
Stuttgart
UNIVERSITÄT BERN
Switzerland
Address
Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern
UNIVERSITÄT WIEN
Austria
Address
Dr. Karl Lueger Ring 1
Vienna