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Graduate Academy Heidelberg University

Service Point

Im Neuenheimer Feld 370
Room 3
69120 Heidelberg

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

Office hours
Mon: 10 am–12 pm
Tue: 2 pm–4 pm
Wed: 10 am–12 pm
Thurs: 10 am–12 pm & 2 pm–4 pm


Service Point INF

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

Office hours
Wed: 10 am–12 pm


Register here to receive regular updates about fellowships, doctoral programmes etc.


Call for applications - HGGS Membership
Deadline: 15-03-2020
Workshop "Akademisches Schreiben auf Deutsch"
Date: 28-02-2020
Call for Applications - LERU Doctoral Summer School 2020
Deadline: at the latest 16-03-2020
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You can find all the news here.
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Information for international doctoral candidates (DE / EN)

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Welcome to the Graduate Academy

  • Doctoral Studies in Heidelberg
    We provide information about the academic prerequisites for doctoral studies in Heidelberg, the steps necessary for beginning your studies, language requirements, funding and doctoral regulations.

  • News and Events
    Check our news section for updates about events for doctoral students, fellowships, doctoral programmes etc. Stay up-to-date – subscribe to our newsletter!

  • Advising and Support
    Our service center team is happy to advise you both in the planning phase as well as during your doctoral studies.

  • Funding
    The Graduate Academy awards doctoral fellowships as well as grants for doctoral candidates and postdocs. Our service center team can also help you with your search for external funding opportunities (information about funding agencies, support with research proposals etc.).

  • Career Development
    Take part in the Graduate Academy seminar program and obtain the skills needed to begin or finish your doctoral studies.

  • International doctoral candidates
    The multilingual team in our service center can provide information about visas, residence permits, housing, and general questions about life in Heidelberg.

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 wish to create new training opportunities and programs for doctoral candidates.



Current News and Events

Service Center closed – no office hours on Tuesday, February 25

The Service Center is closed on Tuesday, February 25. Please come and see us during our office hours starting Wednesday, February 26.


WE’RE MOVING! +++ Service Center closed February 17–21 +++ from February 24 in new space at INF 370

The Service Center will be closed from February 17-21, 2020 for the move. In urgent cases, please contact us by email during this week.
Beginning on FEBRUARY 24, 2020, you can find the Graduate Academy in our new space at
Im Neuenheimer Feld 370, 69120 Heidelberg
Our email address will remain the same.

You can reach us on public transportation with tram 21 or 24 (Jahnstrasse or Bunsengymnasium stops) or bus 31 or 32 (Chirurgische Klinik or Uni-Campus stops)



Seminar Program Summer Semester 2020

Dear doctoral candidates,

the new seminar program for the summer semester 2020 will be out on March 15. The registration for the German language course will open the same day.

+++ Workshop "Academic writing in English for doctoral students" on March 19 +++

The next workshop on "Academic Writing in English for doctoral students" will take place on

March 19, 3–6 pm, Universitätsverwaltung, Seminarstraße 2, Raum 340

► Please register on our website!


+++ Workshop "Schreibberatung für internationale Doktoranden/innen" am 28. Februar +++ ***

Der nächste Workshop zur Schreibberatung für internationale Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden, die ihre Dissertation auf Deutsch schreiben, findet am

28. Februar, 14–17 Uhr, in der Universitätsverwaltung, Seminarstraße 2, Raum 235


► Die Anmeldung ist jederzeit über unsere Webseite möglich.


ZEIT Campus: Ratgeber Promotion (only in German)

Der vor kurzem erschienene Promotionsratgeber von ZEIT Campus richtet sich an Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden in allen Promotionsphasen und stellt viele Tipps für die Disseration vor. Der Ratgeber liegt kostenfrei bei der Graduiertenakademie aus und steht ansonsten auch online zum Download bereit.

Mehr Informationen:

► ZEIT Campus Ratgeber Promotion
► Online-Ausgabe – ZEIT Campus: Ratgeber Promotion Externer Inhalt Adobe


E-Learning courses in fall/winter 2019/2020 – Registration is now open!

This winter semester we are offering a wide range of E-Learning courses - please register by email, if you are interested in obtaining a license for any of these courses!

Registration: Please by email to

More information:
► Flyer E-Learning Courses Adobe



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