EAST-Donau Mentoring Programm

The mentoring program aims to empower highly qualified women from Eastern European countries to pursue an academic career as university professor in Germany.

The EAST-Danube Mentoring Program is a joined initiative of three universities for applied sciences: Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, Reutlingen University, and HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Sciences.

Over a period of two years, mentees receive a comprehensive range of services, including:

  • A tandem with an experienced professor from one of the three universities as mentor
  • Individual coaching
  • (German) language courses
  • Peer mentoring
  • Information on university structures and application procedures in Germany
  • Counselling and information provided by the coordination office and invited experts.
  • Support in fulfilling the requirements for obtaining a professorship in Germany
  • Assistance in the application process, and practical application trainings for job interviews at universities.

The first mentoring program starts in January 2025.

Application deadline: December 31, 2024

More information and consultation: EAST-Donau | Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen (

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