Doctoral studies in Heidelberg
Forms of doctoral training
It is possible to obtain a doctoral degree in any of the subjects offered at the university. Doctoral studies can be carried out on an individual basis or within a structured doctoral program.
On the pages below we provide information about the academic prerequisites for doctoral studies, the steps necessary for beginning your studies, language requirements, funding and doctoral regulations. If you need more information, we will be happy to help you.
Formal steps and requirements
- ► Basic prerequisites
- ► Formal steps for beginning your doctorate
- ► Research visits in Heidelberg
- ► Language requirements
- ► Funding
heiDOCS – Doctoral studies in Heidelberg
heiDOCS is the comprehensive quality management program for doctoral students and early stage researchers at Heidelberg University. You will find further information about the program and its goals below.
Arriving and Living in Heidelberg
We can help you with information about entrance visas and residence permits, various forms of insurance, finding housing, living in Heidelberg and much more.