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



Current News and Events


+++ Places available +++ Workshops for Doctoral Students in August 2018!

Dear doctoral students,

in August we have places available in the following workshop:

Einführung in den gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und die Patentrecherche  (21 August 2018, 10 am–4 pm) ► Registration




+++ Workshop series "Academic writing in English for doctoral students" +++

The aim of the course is to support doctoral students who are not native speakers and who are writing their dissertation in English. Since the English academic writing style differs significantly from the German, participants will learn about the linguistic and stylistic conventions distinct to Anglophone academic writing.

Next date: 18 July 2018, 3–5 pm

Registration and contact:


+++ Places available +++ Workshops for Doctoral Students in July 2018!

Dear doctoral students,

in July we have places available in the following workshops:

Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – Promovieren mit Perspektive? (23 July 2018, 4–6 pm) ► Zur Anmeldung




Seminar Programme for Transferable Skills in the Winter Semester 2018!

The course programme for the Winter Semester 2018-19 will be published on 15 September 2018. Registration will be possible from this date!



Die Graduiertenakademie trauert um Peter Meusburger

Die Graduiertenakademie trauert um den Ombudsmann für Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden, Prof. Dr. Peter Meusburger, der im Alter von 75 Jahren verstorben ist.

► Nachruf der Universität Heidelberg



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