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Deadline: 14-07-2017
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Welcome to the Graduate Academy


The Graduate Academy is the central coordinating body for all support services related to general advising, professional and academic development and financial assistance for doctoral candidates at Heidelberg University. On our website, you will find information about pursuing a doctoral degree at the University, about the courses offered by the Graduate Academy, about sources of funding for doctoral candidates as well as many other relevant topics.

The Graduate Academy is also the first point of contact for University professors and researchers who wish to create new training opportunities and programmes for doctoral candidates.



Current News and Events

Seminar Programme for Transferable Skills in the Winter Semester 2017/18!

The course programme for the Winter Semester 2017/18 will be published in autumn 2018. Registration will open on 15 September 2017!




Afternoon office hours in the Service Centre on Wednesdays!

While our morning hours will remain the same, due to changes in the office hours of the enrolment office for international students, we will alter our afternoon office hours as follows:

Monday AND Wednesday 1 pm to 3 pm



Updated Information Brochure for International Doctoral Candidates!

The Information Brochure for International Doctoral Candidates has been revised and is now available in the updated version.




Online-Doctoral File in the heiDOCS portal – Office Hours: Mon 10-12, Service Portal of the University Administration

The Doctoral Students' Office provides office hours for advice and technical support for doctoral students.




Registrierung für die Online-Promotionsakte im heiDOCS-Doktorandenportal - online

Die Registrierung im neuen heiDOCS-Doktorandenportal ist aktuell möglich für Doktoranden der folgenden Fakultäten, die Ihren Antrag auf Annahme als Doktorand stellen wollen:


Theologische Fakultät
Juristische Fakultät
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
Neuphilologische Fakultät
Philosophische Fakultät
Fakultät für Verhaltens- und Empirische Kulturwissenschaften
Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik



Current announcements of events, scholarships and awards.Doktorhut

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Last updated: 2017-07-21
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