Female Student Mentoring

CROSSING Female Student Mentoring and Networking

You are enrolled in a study program that is relevant for the Collaborative Research Center Cryptography-Based Security Solutions (CRC CROSSING), e.g. IT security, computer science, physics, or a related field at TU Darmstadt or computer science at University of Paderborn or University of Duisburg-Essen?

You are interested in the development of cryptography-based security solutions of the future?

You want to learn more about science and research?

Then the CRC CROSSING invites you to apply for the

CROSSING Female Student Mentoring and Networking Program

The “CROSSING Female Student Mentoring and Networking Program” encourages you to launch a career in science. An experienced researcher supports you as a mentor. Besides discussions and consultation you have the possibility to participate in an international conference on CROSSING-related topics and to get familiar with the scientific community accompanied by your mentor. You will experience top-level science close up and can network with international researchers.

Furthermore, the program offers you the opportunity to meet other female students and scientists doing research in related fields.


Please send your application to the equal opportunity officer of the CRC CROSSING that consists of:

  • a letter of motivation with reference to the relevant conference
  • an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • an up-to-date performance record of your study programme (Leistungsspiegel)
  • a short accompanying letter of your mentor where he or she declares the willingness to accompany you to the relevant conference and to support you within the frame of the mentoring program

Application deadline: There is no deadline, you can apply anytime.

Costs: The mentoring program and the conference are free of charge for you.


Equal Opportunity Officer
Collaborative Research Center CROSSING
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schneider
Phone: 06151/16-27300

Officer for Gender Consulting at TU Darmstadt
Womens Representative Unit
Dr. Karin Süß
Phone: 06151/16-26813