Contact information

Graduate Academy Heidelberg University

Service Point Old Town (City Center)
Seminarstr. 2
1st Floor, room 135
69117 Heidelberg

Telephone Icon 17x17 +49 (0) 6221 / 54 - 19765

Office hours
Mon–Thurs: 10 am–12 pm
Mon & Wed: 1 pm–3 pm


Service Point INF
Im Neuenheimer Feld 304
Ground floor of the main cafeteria
69120 Heidelberg

Office hours
Wed: 10 am–12 pm

Useful Links

Grants for conferences and workshops

Travelling to Meetings, Conferences, and Workshops – funding options

If you want to travel to meetings, conferences, and workshops you can find information on more funding options below.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) – German Academic Exchange Service: International Conferences and Lecture Trips

The funding program “International Conferences and Lecture Trips” supports participation in international academic events such as conferences, symposia or colloquia. The program is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

More information:
► DAAD Vortragsreisenprogramm (in German only) Externer Inhalt
► Fact sheet for conferences (in German only)  Adobe
► Fact sheet for lecture trips (in German only)  Adobe


Stifterverband Deutsche Wissenschaft

The Stifterverband is an umbrella organization made up of numerous German scholarly foundations. It maintains a funding database which can be searched (in German only) using various criteria, such as “Reisestipendien” (travel grants). Please be aware, however, that the foundations listed in the database may support only very specialized groups or disciplines.

More information:
► Stifterverband Deutsche Wissenschaft Externer Inhalt (in German only) 


Kooperation international – International mobility and collaboration

Kooperation international is a directory for international cooperation in education and research and also functions as a communication platform for both German and international researchers looking for information and collaboration opportunities.

More information:
► Kooperation International website Externer Inhalt

Graduate Academy Travel Grants

General information

  • The Heidelberg University Graduate Academy offers travel grants for doctoral students and postdocs at Heidelberg University for the participation in conferences, workshops and for short-term research trips in Germany and abroad.
  • The reimbursement of travel and living expenses (excluding meals) as well as registration fees is possible.
  • Funding up to a maximum of 1,500 € can be awarded.

More information:
► Graduate Academy Travel Grants


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