Hai Schriftzug

Heidelberg University
Heidelberg Alumni International
Phone: +49 6221 54-19044
Fax: +49 6221 54-19049

Research Alumni Network

The Research Alumni Network currently consists of more than 400 international scientists that are staying or have stayed in Heidelberg to conduct research. The network offers special services to all international PhD students, postdocs and established scientists during and after their research stay.

Read on

Cooperation Partners
History: Ideas Competition

Logo Ideas Competition    Logo Ideas Competition

All Issues

1/2019 •  2/2018 •  1/2018 •  2/2017

1/2017 •  2/2016 •  1/2016 •  2/2015

1/2015 •  2/2014 •  1/2014 •  1/2013

2/2012 •  1/2012


Issue 1/2019, March 2019 | German

Research alumni work is now well established


The research alumni programmes that were launched at the beginning of the decade have now become an integral part of operations at German universities and research institutions. With its prize-winning best practice models, Heidelberg University is among the pioneers of successful research alumni work. [More...]


Six new HAIreconnect fellows

Alte Bruecke

Six research alumni from Japan, South Korea and Bangladesh will return to Heidelberg in 2019 on a HAIreconnect fellowship. The latest round of short-term fellowships under the HAIreconnect programme was open exclusively to participants of the Kyoto network conference in April 2018. [More...]


Research Journal “HOT & COLD”

Ruca 13 Heiss Und Kalt Cover

Entitled ‘Hot & Cold’, the latest edition of Heidelberg University’s research journal investigates topics such as climate change and the ‘Cold War 2.0’ in Ukraine. The semi-annual publication, which is also available online, includes English-language abstracts of all German articles. [More...]


„I Lost My Heart in Heidelberg“


The Research Alumni Network lives by and with its members – visiting scientists that are currently conducting research in Heidelberg or have already concluded their stay and are continuing their work elsewhere. We will introduce three of these scientists in each edition of this newsletter. In this edition:


Assoc. Prof. Emel Baloglu, Pharmacologist, Acibadem University, Istanbul/Turkey

Dr Nuruzzaman Khan Hira, Chemist, University of Dhaka, Dhaka/Bangladesh

Dr Mai Zahran, Molecular Biologist, City University of New York, New York/USA


Heisenberg Professorship for Psychologist

Rummel Jan 460x280

Psychologist Dr Jan Rummel has been awarded a Heisenberg Professorship at Heidelberg University. The five-year position funded by the German Research Foundation is an outstanding distinction for highly qualified young researchers. The professorship at the Institute of Psychology establishes the research field of cognitive self-regulation. [More...]


New Emmy Noether Junior Research Group

Rehfeld Kira 160x200

A new Emmy Noether junior research group under the direction of Dr Kira Rehfeld has taken up its work at the Institute for Environmental Physics to study changes in climate variability since the last ice age. Their research focuses on how such natural climate fluctuations change over various timescales if the Earth grows colder or warmer.  [More...]


Universal Dynamics

Experimenteller Aufbau

Different physical systems can behave the same – Quantum mechanically, this is the case if the dynamics of a many-particle system become universal. In two fundamentally different experiments, physicists from Heidelberg University and the TU Vienna have now succeeded in verifying this universality in ultracold clouds of Rubidium atoms. [More...]