Contact information

Graduate Academy
Heidelberg University

Service Point

Im Neuenheimer Feld 370
Room 3
69120 Heidelberg

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


Walk-in office hours

Monday: 10 am to 12 pm
Tuesday: 2 pm to 4 pm
Wednesday: 10 am to 12 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm
and by appointment

Outside of our office hours you can reach us by telephone or email.


Only available in German

Sind Sie der Typ für eine Promotion? –

Dieser Test wurde von in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Psychologischen Institut der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg entwickelt. Neben der Einschätzung zur Eignung informiert Sie der Test darüber, welche Promotionsart für Sie aufgrund der getroffenen Angaben zu empfehlen wäre.

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Doctoral Training in Heidelberg

Forms of doctoral training

It is possible to obtain a doctoral degree in any of the subjects offered at the university. Doctoral training can be carried out on an individual basis or within a structured doctoral program.

Doctoral guidelines

On the pages below we provide information about the academic prerequisites for doctoral training, the steps necessary for beginning your training, language requirements, funding and doctoral regulations. If you need more information, we will be happy to help you.

heiDOCS – Doctoral Training in Heidelberg

heiDOCS is the comprehensive quality management program for doctoral candidates 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.

Web Administrator: Eric Herbst
Latest Revision: 2023-08-15
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