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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.

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Current News and Events

+++ Places available +++ Workshops for Doctoral Students in December

In December we still have places available in the following workshops (in German):


07.12.2016 >> Wie finanziere ich die Promotion? (16:00–18:00)

» Anmeldung


15./16.12.2016 >> Disputation – Vorbereitung auf Vortrag und Verteidigung (09:00–17:00)

» Anmeldung

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


Current announcements of events, scholarships and awards.Doktorhut

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Web Administrator: Eric Herbst
Last updated: 2016-11-30
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