Angebote Studentinnen

Services for female students

Big Sister – Mentoring und Networking

Mentoring and networking programme for female students with a background of migration as well as from overseas, who are in their first semesters in bachelor and master courses. Female students from STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) can take part.

Next application deadline for 2018: 08th December 2017

Aims and content

The participants are accompany by a “big sister” (female advanced students and doctoral students from their department) over a period of nine months. This makes their arrival at TU Darmstadt and organising their studies easier. At regular group meetings, all of the participants can get to know each other and make contacts.

Project content and Big Sister application


Femtec.Network – university career centre in the cooperation network

Career development programme for very good, ambitious female MINT students

Aims and content

  • Career-building programme over three semesters
  • Familiarisation with top international companies
  • Training of management skills and soft skills
  • Individual advice with regard to careers
  • National network of young women with a passion for technology


  • TU Darmstadt is a collaborative partner to Femtec.
  • Femtec is a university career centre for women from engineering and science based at Technische Universität Berlin.
  • In the Femtec.Network, leading technical universities and top international companies form a unique cooperation association.
  • More information about the Femtec.Network
  • Contact person TU Darmstadt: Dr. Uta Zybell

MentorNetwork – from 2017 “Mentoring Hessen” – ProCareer.MINT

Hessen-wide mentoring, networking and training for female students in MINT subjects

Aims and content

  • Professional supervision during the course and when making the transition to employment
  • Practical preparation for starting a career and targeted career planning
  • Long-term improvement in professional opportunities
  • Opening up of specific prospects through close cooperation with renowned companies and research institutions


  • The MentorNetwork for women in science and technology is a cross-university institution by Hessian universities and universities of applied science. The “MentorNetwork” will be adopted into the new funding programmes of the “Mentoring Hessen” programme from 2017 with the new name “ProCareer.MINT”.
  • Contact person TU Darmstadt: Marion Klenk