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Places available +++ Workshops for Doctoral Students in January 2017!
Application Deadline: both 05-02-2017
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Welcome to the Graduate Academy


The Graduate Academy is the central coordinating body for all support services related to general advising, professional and academic development and financial assistance for doctoral candidates at Heidelberg University. On our website, you will find information about pursuing a doctoral degree at the University, about the courses offered by the Graduate Academy, about sources of funding for doctoral candidates as well as many other relevant topics.

The Graduate Academy is also the first point of contact for University professors and researchers who would like to create new training opportunities and programmes for doctoral candidates.

Pfeil  You can find more general information about the Graduate Academy here.


Current News and Events

Completion Grants and Teaching Assistantships within the "Stipendien- und Betreuungsprogramm" (STIBET Programme) of the DAAD for International Doctoral Candidates

Within the framework of the "Stipendien- und Betreuungsprogramms" (STIBET Programme) of the DAAD, the University of Heidelberg will award three completion grants and three teaching assistantships.


The completion grants are intended to support international doctoral candidates in the final phase of their doctoral training. The fellowships are 600 € per month and are limited to a time period of 5 months. Please note that this funding is tied to the financial year 2017.

Application deadline: February 5, 2017

Funding period starting in March, 2017

Further information:

The goal of the teaching assistantships is to give international doctoral candidates the opportunity to become familiar with teaching at the University of Heidelberg with the support of University professors and lecturers. The monthly amount of max. Euro 400 will be paid during the sommer semester (4 months) with a contract as a research assistant (geprüfte wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft). The funds are tied to the calendar year 2017.

Application Deadline: February 5, 2017

Funding Period: April – July  2017

Further information:



+++ Places available +++ Workshops for Doctoral Students in January 2017!

Dear doctoral students,

we start the New Year with the following workshops:

23 / 24 January 2017 >> Journalistic Writing for Scientists (09:00–16:30; 09:00–13:00) » Register

Course programme and registration:


Tel.: +49 6221 / 54 - 3794



NEW +++ Updated Information Brochure for International Doctoral Candidates!

The Information Brochure for International Doctoral Candidates has been revised and is now available in the updated version.




NEW +++ Seminar Programme for Transferable Skills in the Winter Semester 2016/17!

The programme for the Winter Semester 2016/17 is now available! Registration is open from now on - for the German Language Courses as well!




Online-Doctoral File in the heiDOCS portal – Office Hours: Mon 10-12, Service Portal of the University Administration

The Doctoral Students' Office provides office hours for advice and technical support for doctoral students.


Contact: Christine Schilling

Available via telephone:
Tue, Thurs 10-12 am
Wed 2-4 pm
Phone: +49 6221 54-3847
Office hours:
Mon 10-12 am
University Administration
Service Portal
Room 036
Seminarstr. 2
69117 Heidelberg


Weitere Informationen:
► heiDOCS Portal
► Zentrales Doktorandenbüro



Registrierung für die Online-Promotionsakte im heiDOCS-Doktorandenportal - online

Die Registrierung im neuen heiDOCS-Doktorandenportal ist aktuell möglich für Doktoranden der folgenden Fakultäten, die Ihren Antrag auf Annahme als Doktorand stellen wollen:


Theologische Fakultät
Juristische Fakultät
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
Neuphilologische Fakultät
Philosophische Fakultät
Fakultät für Verhaltens- und Empirische Kulturwissenschaften
Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik


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