YOUR IDEAS – DIVERSE OPTIONS
Do you want to support Heidelberg University on a broader
scale? There are several ways to do so:
- A one-time contribution or a contribution distributed over several years
- Establishment of a foundation fund or trust
- Foundation of a limited-term trust.
+++ You want to turn your ideas into reality and consider a sizeable donation? You can either set up a foundation or fund that generates revenue or make a donation that supports the university directly. +++
Professorship for public law, international law and human rights
The Hengstberger Foundation enabled the Faculty of Law to establish a professorship in public law, international law and human rights. It should be permanently maintained. Law Professor Dr Anja Seibert-Fohr, internationally renowned expert in public international law and human rights and Vice Chair of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, has been appointed to the Hengstberger Foundation Professorship in the 2016 | 2017 winter semester.
"The professorship is giving me the best conditions to intensify my research in the rule of law and will make a lasting contribution to the safeguarding of the rule of law, in times of globalisation. I am delighted that the Hengstberger Foundation acknowledged the significance and relevance of research in the rule of law and is providing specific support.”
Prof. Dr. Anja Seibert-Fohr
Press release on the appointment, Dezember 14, 2016
Prof. Dr Anja Seibert-Fohr, professorship in public law, international law and human rights
Examples of foundations within Heidelberg University’s assets
In addition to numerous funds, five dependent foundations are managed within the university’s corporate assets. We would like to present two of these foundations to you:
Kaufmann Peters Foundation
Thanks to the Kaufmann-Peters Foundation an elite funding programme for chemistry students has been set up since the 2016 | 2017 winter semester. Each year, four especially gifted students are awarded a funding of 300 € per month for a maximum of two years. This elite funding programme makes sure that only the best students receive a funding.
K. H. Bauer Foundation
The K. H. Bauer Foundation wants to support cancer research in Germany, The main focus lies on the transfer of basic research into clinical practice by intensifying the exchange between the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Heidelberg University Hospital.
→ Thematic funds at a glance