General Terms & Conditions

General terms and conditions of services for participants of “CONNECT – connecting women’s careers in academia and industry”.
Unless otherwise agreed, the following terms and conditions apply:

  • Applicants should be on a running contract with one of the participating academic institutions until end of the calendar year of application. They are obliged to mention any end date of their running work contract even though an extension is expected as long as the extension has not been confirmed in written form.

  • The participation fee should be paid no later than 30 days after receipt.

  • The invoice for the participation fee will be sent to the participant. Any claim to cover the amount as further education needs to be made by the participant following the internal procedures of her respective employing institution.

  • Any cancellation of participation must be made in written form.

  • Applications can be withdrawn without any financial charges until closing of the application window.

  • Withdrawals after the application window has been closed and until the selection committee meets, are subject to an administrative fee of CHF 50.

  • Withdrawals after confirmation of participation will be charged 100% of the participation fee.

  • Insurance is the responsibility of the participants.

The project leader and the steering committee of CONNECT are committed to taking all possible measures to ensure that the workshops are held as planned, and that any necessary details (date, time, location…) are communicated in advance to allow preparation.

By participating in the program you agree that pictures taken during the company visits can be shared on our website and social media channels

We reserve the right to postpone workshops or hold them online in case of force majeure or illness of the moderator.

April 2023