Heidelberg University is tied into a worldwide network of research and teaching collaborations. The primary aim of further expanding cooperation with partner institutions internationally is to use the various expertise and perspectives to leverage additional research potential and to qualify young scientists for international competition.
Heidelberg University maintains numerous partnerships and exchange programmes with universities all over the world and supports its students in planning and carrying out stays abroad.
Working and researching abroad
The university offers scientists and employees a wide range of opportunities for a teaching or research stay or for further training at numerous universities in Europe or worldwide.
Foreign branch offices increase Heidelberg University’s international visibility. The Ruperto Carola branch offices fulfil the function of scientific hubs for regional studies, are service centres for all university facilities and open the way for foreign graduates to Heidelberg.