Upcoming Conferences

Call for Applications Klaus-Georg and Sigrid Hengstberger Awards 2021

Oral History
Honourable Physicist Prof. Gisbert zu Putlitz - former principal of the Ruperto Carola, current president of the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften and founder of the IWH - recently participated in the video series "Oral History" created by Joachim Funke, member of the Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University. You can watch the complete interview here.

We Have Reopened!

We are pleased to reopen our doors for the academic community with immediate effect. In accordance with official regulations, meetings with up to 34 participants can be held at the premises. To ensure maximum safety, we have developed a comprehensive hygiene concept.

Book your events for Autumn/Winter 2020 and Spring 2021 by contacting us by phone or e-mail 

Online enquiry form for conferences

Available Conference Dates 2021


Apartments Vacant!
Apartments at IWH can be sublet to guests who intend to visit Heidelberg for professional purposes - if possible, in single occupancy. Please follow the link or contact us at

Online enquiry form for rooms

Annual Programme







International Academic Forum Heidelberg

  • Kinder IWH Garten

  • Mbh 9563
  • Saal II
  • Mbh 9545
  • Workshopraum
  • Wundsam5885


International Academic Forum Heidelberg

International Academic Forum Heidelberg (IWH) is an interdisciplinary centre for scholarly exchange in academia. As a vital organ and think tank of the Heidelberg University it has been providing a platform for multidisciplinary intellectual engagement for over three decades. 

It was established in Heidelberg on the 600th anniversary of the Ruprecht-Karls-University and inaugurated on April 12th 1986. Since then more than 1500 symposiums, workshops, seminars and conferences have convened at the International Academic Forum.

IWH is a research facility of the Heidelberg University.

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