Doctoral Fellowships in Structured Doctoral Programs
The University of Heidelberg has more than 30 structured doctoral programmes in all disciplines that are funded through a variety of sources. Depending on the kind of programme, fellowships are granted only at the outset of the programme or throughout its duration.
You will find some background information about structured programmes as well as a list of the programmes with contact information here:
Individual Doctoral Training or a Structured Doctoral Program?
The Graduate Academy regularly supports research training groups with fellowships funded through the LGF programme. The research training groups that are accepting applications are listed on this page. Please send applications directly to the research training group in question.
Current Calls for Application
LGF research training group "Art, Culture and Markets"
Speakers: Prof. Dr. Cord Arendes, Prof. Dr. Katja Patzel-Mattern
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LGF research training group "Molecular Mechanisms"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Yvonne Samstag
» Further information
Information and forms for the payment and extension of existing fellowships are available here:
» Doctoral Fellowships in Research Training Groups funded through the LGF
The following structured doctoral programmes regularly invite applications for doctoral fellowships:
- Heidelberg Graduate School of Fundamental Physics
- Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (HBIGS)
- Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences
Clusters of Excellence
- "Asia and Europe": Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies
DFG Research Training Groups
Other structured doctoral programs
- German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ): International PhD Program
- International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy and Cosmic Physics at the University of Heidelberg
- International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Precision Tests of Fundamental Symmetries
- International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Quantum Dynamics in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
- International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) - Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law
We recommend that you look at the web sites of all of the structured programmes to find more detailed information about funding opportunities.
There is a list of all graduate schools and structured doctoral programmes at the University of Heidelberg available on our web site: