Travel Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Call for Applications within the Excellence Initiative

The Heidelberg University Graduate Academy is pleased to announce funding support for doctoral students and postdocs at Heidelberg University for participation in conferences, workshops and for short-term research trips in Germany and abroad. Funding up to a maximum of 1,500 € can be awarded for the reimbursement of travel and living expenses (excluding meals) as well as for registration fees.


It is no longer possible to apply for travel grants for travel in 2018.

The application deadlines for 2019 will be posted here in the fall of 2018.


Guidelines for applying for a travel grant/FAQs and application forms
Please read this information carefully before applying for a grant in order to determine if you are eligible to apply, to help you to plan the timing of your application, to fill out the application form effectively and to avoid the most common mistakes. Read more


After reading the information on the website, please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any questions or need further information:

Graduate Academy Service Centre
Seminarstr. 2
1st Floor, Room 135
69117 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 6221 – 54 19763
Fax: +49 6221 – 54 19790

Office Hours:
Mon through Thurs 10 am – 12 pm &
Mon and Wed 1 pm – 3 pm

Editor: kuehn
Latest Revision: 2018-08-28
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