University administration conducts the business of the university as directed by the president's office. It is divided into eight divisions and three staff units. The Vice-President Finance and Personnel, who is also a member of the president's office, is the director of the university administration.
University administration is tasked with providing services to scientists, scholars and students as well as optimising overall conditions for research, teaching and successful study.
Administration / Staff Unit
The Data Protection staff unit provides privacy consulting, monitors compliance with data protection standards, acts as the contact point for the State Data Protection Commissioner, and is a confidential contact for affected individuals.
The Internal Auditing unit is the independent auditing organisation of the university. In line with the concept of compliance, it provides advice and information to support the university leadership and the university's institutions. It also supports externally initiated audit procedures.
Law and Committees
The staff of the Law and Committees Division assists researchers, employees and students in all legal matters and questions, especially with respect to higher education issues.
Student Affairs and Teaching
The Division of Student Affairs and Teaching offers prospective and current students as well as the faculties and subject areas all-round services related to the core functions of academic study, teaching and continuing education.
Planning, Construction and Safety
The Division of Planning, Construction and Safety is responsible for infrastructural developments, the implementation of construction projects as well as a secure and sustainable building operation.
The Human Resources Division is responsible for personnel administration of employees of Heidelberg University and furnishes information on all issues of advanced training and personnel development.
The Research Division supports researchers of Heidelberg University regarding administrative tasks and is responsible for knowledge exchange and transfer
The Division of International Relations defines itself as a service facility for all members of the University who are interested in international activities and cooperation.
Continuing Education (DE)
Continuing education for members of the university, including its alumni, is an important concern for Ruperto Carola. The university offers a diverse program tailored to different needs of individual target groups.