Call for Applications Hengstberger Award 2020:

The call for applications for the Klaus-Georg and Sigrid Hengstberger Award 2020 is now open.
The deadline to apply is April 1st. 

Upcoming Conferences:

Conference schedule has been affected because of the ensuing COVID-19 crisis. Please refer to the IWH Conference Programm for further updates.


Your conference at IWH:

You can now book conferences for autumn/winter 2020 and summer 2021. In addition to the conference room, we also have a workshop room on the premises with seating capacity for 20 people which can also be booked through email or telephone.The availability dates for the conference room can be found below.

Please do not hesitate to contact us via telephone, email or online inquiry for booking and other related matters.

Online enquiry form for conferences

Online enquiry form for rooms

Availability confernce room summer 2020:

10.05.2020 to 11.05.2020
23.05.2020 to 25.05.2020
29.05.2020 to 31.05.2020
06.06.2020 to 09.06.2020
11.06.2020 to 14.06.2020
22.06.2020 to 23.06.2020
27.06.2020 to 30.06.2020




Annual Programme


International Academic Forum Heidelberg

  • Kinder IWH Garten

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



                            Important update regarding COVID - 19

Dear organizers, guests and applicants of the Hengstberger Award 2020,

Following the instructions of Heidelberg University, because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, IWH will remain closed for conferences and events until April 19th 2020. However, we continue to work from home and can be contacted via email ( and by telephone. We hope the crisis is over soon and look forward to online applications from young scientists from Heidelberg University for the Hengstberger Award 2020. The closing date for entries is April 1st 2020.

We pray for your health and well-being.

IWH Management

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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