Women in Science

15 female professors currently teach at our Faculty. Offers targeted at women in science are also at hand at UZH, such as conferences on equal opportunities at Swiss institutions of higher education or the Marie Heim-Vögtlin funding program, aimed at women scientists in their doctoral or post-doctoral phase.

Our female professors at a glance

We are proud to count the following 15 distinguished women professors among our Faculty:

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Uschi Backes-Gellner
Christiane Barz
Anne Brenoe
Hui Chen
Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner Prof. Dr. Christiane Barz Prof. Dr. Anne Ardila Brenøe Prof. Dr. Hui Chene
Ana Costa-Ramon
Andrea Giuffredi-Kähr
Anniko Hannak
Lauren Howe
Prof. Dr. Ana Costa-Ramón Prof. Dr. Andrea Giuffredi-Kähr Prof. Dr. Anikó Hannák Prof. Dr. Lauren C. Howe
Elaine Huang
Dina Pomeranz
Anne Scherer
Anja Schulze
Prof. Dr. Elaine M. Huang Prof. Dr. Dina Pomeranz Prof. Dr. Anne Scherer Prof. Dr. Anja Schulze
Carmit Segal
Carmen Tanner
  Prof. Dr. Carmit Segal Prof. Dr. Carmen Tanner  



The women’s peer mentoring group CareerElixier provides a network for our Doctoral students and post-docs.


Maternity Support for female Assistant Professors

To support female assistant professors in connection with pregnancy or maternity, the Faculty has developed together with the departments and the university a new policy.

Policy Maternity Support for female Assistant Professors (Intranet)

Offers for women in science at UZH

Events Overview
PRIMA Program Details