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.

Please wear a mask at all times in the building.


Quick links for supervisors

Information for Doctoral Supervisors

The Graduate Academy supports doctoral supervisors who wish to establish new frameworks for cooperative supervising in their research groups.

► General Information for Doctoral Supervisors

Research Training Groups (Promotionskollegs) – Information for Supervisors

There are different ways in which to establish new educational and research structures for doctoral candidates and postdocs.

► Funding options for structured programs

Doctoral guidelines

On the pages below we provide information about doctoral regulations at Heidelberg University. If you need more information, we will be happy to help you.

Regulatory framework

► Examination Rules and Regulations Externer Inhalt
► Act on Higher Education of the Land of Baden-Württemberg (Ger) Externer Inhalt

Doctoral training in Heidelberg – 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.

Living in Heidelberg

► Heidelberg Life

Information for doctoral candidates

► Regulations for entering and living in Germany
► Insurance
► Services for international doctoral candidates

Services for doctoral candidates

The Graduate Academy Service Center can help you with most general questions about doctoral training. For questions regarding the academic requirements and formalities specific to your subject, you should contact the doctoral studies office of your faculty. The Graduate Academy also offers an academic writing support service for doctoral candidates.

► Service Point of the Graduate Academy
► Academic Writing Support

Funding opportunities

The Graduate Academy provides information about funding organizations and structured doctoral programs. We provide information about funding for conferences or research trips, about opportunities for female postdocs and about the employment market.

► Doctoral fellowships
► Foundations and organizations for the promotion of young talent
► Fellowships in structured doctoral programs
► International mobility
► Grants for conferences and workshops
► Grants for female researchers Externer Inhalt (in German)
► Job offers overview (during your doctoral training)

Career Development – Qualification and advanced training

Graduate schools and structured doctoral programs can book courses with us that are specially customized for the needs of their students.

► Workshops for structured doctoral programs
► Events and lecture series
► Good scientific practice during your doctoral training Externer Inhalt
► More courses for doctoral candidates

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Latest Revision: 2023-03-03
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