Doctoral students

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Doctoral studies in Heidelberg

Heidelberg University offers its doctoral candidates a wide range of doctorate programmes with a very divers level of structuring - individual doctoral training, as well as small and medium sized training groups or large graduate schools.



The team at the Graduate Academy Service Point provides doctoral students from all faculties of the University of Heidelberg with comprehensive advice and services.


The Graduate Academy assists doctoral students in their search and application for various types of funding.


The Graduate Academy of Heidelberg University of offers doctoral students a seminar program tailored to their specific needs and a wide range of further education opportunities.

International doctoral training

The Graduate Academy supports cooperation with international institutions and assists doctoral students in finding funding for research trips abroad.