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.


Application deadlines for the year 2018:

January 14, 2018:             for trips taking place between January 15, 2018 and December 31, 2018

April 15, 2018:                    for trips taking place between April 16, 2018 and February 28, 2019


Please take note of the application periods and apply at the earliest relevant deadline. The evaluation process generally takes about 8-10 weeks after the application deadline. If your trip takes place during this 8-10 week evaluation period, we will not be able to notify you of the results of your application before your trip begins.

Incomplete applications and applications submitted after the appropriate deadline will not be considered.



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 3032

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

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