Contact information Seminar Program

Graduate Academy of Heidelberg University

Academic and Professional Development

Im Neuenheimer Feld 370
Room 4
69120 Heidelberg

Dr. Melanie Niese

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Contact information Academic Writing


David Jara

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Textkorrektur und Sprachberatung Deutsch

Julia Fauth

Academic Writing Support in English

Jonathan Griffiths



Digital services and resources of the Graduate Academy

Digital ressources for self-studies
Seminar program – digital workshops summer semester 2020
E-learning modules
Sprachberatung / Academic Writing Support – online workshops and open office hours

Digital resources for self-study

  1. Self-management
  2. Communication
  3. Digital future / Technologies / Skills
  4. Open Science (Open Access / Open Innovation and Open Peer Review)
  5. Transfer / Entrepreneurship (coming soon...)
  6. Research Ethics (coming soon...)
  7. University Teaching (coming soon...)
  8. Enabling Tools (Project Management, Statistics, Qualitative/Quantitative methods (humanities, hard sciences), Interdisciplinary scientific knowledge, ….)



Seminar program – digital workshops summer semester 2020

In the summer semester 2020 we will offer the following courses as online workshops:

From April 21 German Language Course

May 5        Behind the scenes – Research structures & Career Paths in Germany (fully booked)
May 8        Karriereoptionen für Promovierende (bereits ausgebucht)
May 12      Bewerben 4.0
May 13/14 Digital Science – Mastering digital tools to build a successful science career (fully booked)
May 14/15 Managing Conflicts (fully booked)    
May 25      Slidewriting & Storylining (fully booked)

June 15–17 Einführung in die strukturierte Programmierung (fully booked)
June 17/18 Thesis Defense Training   (fully booked)
June 22/23 Disputation – Vorbereitung auf Vortrag und Verteidigung (fully booked)
June 30      Project Management (fully booked)
June 30/July 1  Konfliktmanagement



E-learning modules

elearning course "Basiswissen BWL"
elearning course "Statistical Methods for Research" (fully booked)
elearning course "Research and Writing Skills for Dissertations and Projects" (fully booked)
e-learning course "University Teaching" (bis 31.05.)
Coming soon:
e-learning course "Projektmanagement Basiswissen" (Haufe Akademie)
e-learning course "FOSTER Online Module: Online Open Science Training-Resources"
More courses will follow soon. We will publish all new information about forthcoming modules and courses on our website and in our newsletter.



Sprachberatung / Academic Writing Support – online workshops and open office hours

Our Academic Writing Support team will also support you digitally with different formats:

Workshops "Akademisches Schreiben auf Deutsch" / "Academic Writing in Englisch"

We will offer online workshops on academic writing in German and English on a rotating basis each week.
The following dates are currently planned:

April 22, 2–4 pm, online workshop „Akademisches Schreiben auf Deutsch“

April 29, 2-4 pm, online workshop „Academic Writing in English“ (fully booked)

May 6, 2–4 pm, online workshop „Akademisches Schreiben auf Deutsch“

May 13, 2–4 pm, online workshop „Academic Writing in English“

Please register via our database!

Upcoming dates are May 20, May 27, June 3, June 10.

Open office hours online –  Writing support services for doctoral students in German and English

Due to the current situation, we are now offering individual writing support services online during our bi-weekly “open office” hours. You are free to hand in a list of topics you would like to discuss or your own text passages. Registration is possible via email.

Information about the procedure, contents and virtual realization of these formats: /beratung/sprachberatung_en.html

For questions about services in German please contact Julia Fauth at

Questions about services in English are answered by Jonathan Griffiths at

Verantwortlich: Eric Herbst
Letzte Änderung: 2020-05-13
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