InternationalIncoming – Doctoral training in Heidelberg
The Graduate Academy supports cooperation with international institutions and advises doctoral students on the funding of stays abroad. Another form of international cooperation is the binational "Cotutelle de thèse" doctorate. All international doctoral students who are new to the city are also offered information about life in Heidelberg: information on entry for international doctoral students, tips on important insurance policies, finding accommodation and much more.
Doctoral studies in Heidelberg
Binational doctoral training – Cotutelle de thèse
A “cotutelle de thèse” is a binational doctoral program that is carried out in cooperation with an international partner university. The program is binational regarding the supervision of the project, research stays at the partner university, the involvement of external supervisors both in the evaluation of the dissertation and its defense and the issuing of a common doctoral diploma by both universities.
Living in Heidelberg for international doctoral students
Information for doctoral students
For all doctoral students who are new to the city, information about life in Heidelberg is offered. Doctoral students in the city and at the University of Heidelberg benefit from a number of benefits that can be taken advantage of with "acceptance as doctoral student" or matriculation. These benefits apply to housing, food, university sports, public transport and childcare.