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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 April 2017!

The course program kicks off in April with new courses! We still have places available in the following workshops:


Strategien für eine erfolgreiche Promotion (10 / 11 April 2017, 09:00–16:30) Anmeldung

Konstruktiv kommunizieren – zielorientiert verhandeln (21 / 22 April 2017, 09:00–17:00) Anmeldung

Scientific Writing for Natural and Life Sciences (24 April 2017, 09:00–16:30) Registration


For more details about our programme and registering for our courses please visit our homepage:


We are looking forward to your registration!

Tel.: +49 6221 / 54 - 3794



The Graduate Academy awards fellowships for doctoral students at Heidelberg University

Application period: 01.03.-30.04.2017


More information:
► LGF Call for Applications



Seminar Programme for Transferable Skills in the Summer Semester 2017!

The course programme for the Summer Semester 2017 has been published. Registration is now open!


Course programme and registration:

Tel.: +49 6221 / 54 - 3794



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.




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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Last updated: 2017-03-29
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