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We Have Reopened!

IWH staff members are happy to serve the academic community once again. In compliance with the guidelines of the Heidelberg University and State of Baden-Württemberg, metings with up to 34 participats can take place at the venue. Additional participants can join online with prior permission from the organizers.
Please send an email to or call us to schedule your meetings. We look forward to your involvement.


IWH Annual Report 2019

The wait is over. The annual report 2019 is out and can now be viewed on our website. Towers and their diverse functions of exploration, observation and foresight are the focus of the IWH annual report 2019. Have we piqued your interest? Then go seek the light! Secure your printed copy for a tactile experience by sending us an e-mail at You can also find a PDF version on our website.
We wish you a happy reading.


Dear organizers and guests,

From now until the beginning of September 2020, we can offer our apartments for overnight guests who come to Heidelberg for purely professional reasons (if possible in single occupancy).
Further information can be found on our homepage at:


Graduate Academy Heidelberg:

The Stadt-Heidelberg-Stiftung will provide financial support to doctoral students at the University of Heidelberg to organise an International winter symposium (winter school). The topics chosen can be rooted in all areas of natural and social science, and arts and humanities but should have a close contemporary or historical connection to city of Heidelberg. The event should be made accessible to general public. Further information can be found here (PDF). The deadline for Applications is May 1st , 2020 via e-mail to the Graduate Academy ( the subject line “International Symposium Stadt-Heidelberg-Stiftung”. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Dr. Helke Hillebrand, Administrative Director of the Graduate Academy ( Tel. 06221 / 54-19760. For questions regarding event management, please contact the IWH

Call for applications Hengstberger Award 2020:

Dear researchers and young scientists,

IWH is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Klaus-Georg and Sigrid Hengstberger Award 2020. A sum of € 12,500 each awaits three exceptional young scientists/researchers (individual or teams) to organize a high-quality Symposium at the International Academic Forum, Heidelberg. The application deadline for the award is April 1st, 2020.
The Curatory Board looks forward to excellent applications with ground-breaking research and innovative ideas. Please use the official application form while submitting the application. Application form


New Year's reception

On February 4th, 2020 the International Academic Forum Heidelberg hosted a New Year's Reception. Professors and guests from the Heidelberg University and other institutions graced the occasion. The invitees enjoyed the hospitality and were informed about the academic services and other facilities offered by IWH. Below are some glimpses of the event.