International Women in Science Conference


Mentoring und Training - MuT

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MuT is a comprehensive programme which consists of five components, the most prominent one being Mentoring. MuT also offers encouragement and support such as information, coaching and networking. MuT was founded in 1998. There are currently 650 participants. The programme is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


Before starting a mentoring relationship, young investigators are advised to attend an orientation course in order to find out about their potential and to develop a personal profile. After that they prepare themselves, under supervision, according to the mentorship guidelines.

The mentee will

Amongst the most popular aims of the mentees are the following:

MuT helps matching with the mentor and prepares the female (or male) mentor for their tasks. These include:

MuT's also provides detailed Information (i.e. on basic university requirements such as financing and fundraising or management and leadership issues), Counselling and Coaching and Networking, in the form of individual support in career strategies development.

Contact Details:

Project Management:
Dr. Dagmar Höppel, Universität Mannheim
Dr. Agnes Speck, Universitšt Heidelberg

Office LakoG (Equal Opportunities)
Universität Mannheim
68131 Mannheim
Tel: +49 621 / 181 18 50