The meccanica feminale is a project of the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Wurttemberg.
BOOKING a course
… is as simple as clicking here. At the Opening Ceremony, the Panel Discussion on Thursday and at the Pub crawl you can participate without prior registration. Field trips on Thursday and events in the Social programme can only be booked if you have booked a half-week or day course.
EDUCATION TIME / EDUCATION LEAVE
Furtwangen University has been recognised as an educational institution for measures under the Bildungszeitgesetz (BzG BW) since October 2015. The courses of meccanica feminale and informatica feminale BW are organised by the project "Netzwerk Frauen.Innovation.Technik" (Network Women.Innovation.Technology) regardless of the venue at Furtwangen University and are recognised by the Faculty of Mechanical & Medical Engineering as elective courses.
Therefore, the courses of meccanica and informatica feminale can partly be applied for as education time, this depends on further requirements, see BzG BW.
Other regulations may apply for other federal states. Contact us by email and we will be happy to help you.
...during the event you can use the mecccanica-Cafeteria and stock up on free drinks, fruit and snacks. And even more importantly: this is the right place to network during the breaks.
Pfaffenwaldring 29, Erdgeschoss
...will be open on Tuesday, 27.02.2024 from 8.30 am. You will find it at Pfaffenwaldring 29, ground floor. All information will be available there. On the other days, check-in is at the organisation office.
CREDIT POINTS (ECTS)
If you want your participation to be recognised as a course credit, you must clarify this in advance with your own course director. In courses in which grading is possible and desired by you, you must discuss this with the lecturer at the beginning of the course.
... during the event is possible on request, registration at the latest four weeks before the start of the event via meccanica (at) hfu.eu with age information of the child(ren). The costs are 15 € per day and child.
EVENTS for the public
At the following events, not only participants but all (!) interested people are welcome. Participation is free of charge and does not require registration:
We are delighted to finally meet you on site again at meccanica feminale 2024. That's why there are only three online courses (MF24-H03, MF24-H05 and MF24-H27). But the real meccanica feminale experience is only available on site. So come along, enjoy the catering and supporting social programme, get to know other women and network as much as you can. We will also be happy to provide you with a room where you can follow your course. Please get in touch with us for this: meccanica (at) hfu.eu
.... is located at Pfaffenwaldring 29, ground floor. Here you can get help with any kind of problem.
Unfortunately, we have not been spared from the recent price increases and have had to adjust our course fees accordingly.
So take advantage of the Early Bird until 22 December!
Universities and colleges often provide financial support for attending training events. Ask your equal opportunities officer!
Are you unemployed? Then ask your local employment agency to cover the costs; participation may be funded as further vocational training.
Free events during the event
The following events are free of charge, but you can only register if you have booked a half-week or day course.
You are welcome to come to the following programme items without registering:
- Opening Ceremony of #mfbw24 with keynote speech (open to anyone interested!)
- Panel discussion on Thursday "Career in STEM - I do it my way! (open to anyone interested!)
- Pub crawl
- Guided tour “Patente Frauen”
- Closing session
ACCOMMODATION FOR LECTURERS
Lecturers and speakers will receive the necessary information from us in advance.
ACCOMMODATION FOR PARTICIPANTS
...must be booked on your own responsibility. Booking and payment will be on your account.
We have set up an online black board for you. There you can offer overnight accommodation, look for a lift or get together for a small holiday flat. We accept no liability whatsoever!
More information about the black board (only for logged in users):
...with daily updated information, programme changes etc. will be published at the beginning of the event.
EVENT LOCATION & JOURNEY to us
The meccanica feminale returns to the Campus Vaihingen of the University of Stuttgart in 2024:
University of Stuttgart
Pfaffenwaldring 29 (check-in, Orga-office and meccanica feminale cafeteria)
You will find the details of the respective event rooms in good time in the event app.
Journey to us
You can find general information on how to get here on the website of the University of Stuttgart: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/universitaet/lageplan/
Please note the diesel traffic ban in Stuttgart! You will find parking spaces along the Pfaffenwaldring.
Fahrplanauskunft bei https://www.vvs.de/.
Bicycle & e-scooter
Others: Rent a bike from https://www.regioradstuttgart.de/ or an e-scooter from one of the numerous providers.
We are happy to help participants with physical disabilities, please contact us!
...must of course not be neglected! That's why you can visit the "mecccanica cafeteria" at any time during the event, where you can stock up on drinks, fruit and snacks free of charge.