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Female Founders’ Academy 2024 (Gründerinnen Akademie)

Female Founders’ Academy 2024 (Gründerinnen Akademie)

Empower Female Founders – A collaborative project with the Universities of Bayreuth and Passau

Are you eager to shape the future and turn your ideas into reality?

The Female Founders' Academy is open to all women, regardless of their field of study or professional position, who are interested in topics related to entrepreneurship. Collaborating with inspiring female founders and mentors, we aim to discover and unleash your entrepreneurial potential.

Why should you be part of the Founders' Academy?

Bring Your Business Idea to Life
Embark on the journey of realizing your business idea, from ideation and prototyping to developing a sustainable business model.

Inspiration and Individual Coaching
Be inspired by experienced female founders and receive personalized coaching from our expert team to guide you on your entrepreneurial path.

Learn Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Engage in interdisciplinary team and project work, gaining valuable insights and skills essential for entrepreneurial success.

Enjoy Fun-filled Learning and Networking
Experience a vibrant atmosphere with plenty of fun and opportunities to meet like-minded individuals who share your passion for entrepreneurship.

Earn Recognition and Certification
Receive a certificate of participation, and, with prior consultation with your respective academic departments, get the opportunity to have your participation credited.

Founders’ Academy 2024 - Details

Application Deadline: February 4, 2024 (23:59)

Virtual Kick-Off: March 4, 2024

Workshop Period: March 11, 2024 - March 14, 2024

Venue: University of Mannheim

Participation Fee: The Founders' Academy is free of charge! For participants from the Universities of Bayreuth and Passau, accommodation in Mannheim will be provided. Travel costs for internal carpooling (minimum 3 persons) can be fully covered, and partial reimbursement for train costs is available.

For further inquiries, there will be a virtual information session on January 31, 2024, from 12:00 - 12:45. Please register in advance for the information session here.

Registration Female Founders’ Academy 2024

To join the Female Founders’ Academy 2024 (March 11 – 14, 2024), please register here.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!


  • University of Mannheim
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung
  • Gründerverbund
  • ESF
  • Europäische Union
  • Baden-Württemberg - Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft
  • Absolventum