The university newspaper for members, alumni and friends of the Ruperto Carola, as well as for the interested public: five issues of the Unispiegel (“university mirror”) are published every year, bringing you news on scientific research, university studies, and campus life.
The Excellence Strategy of Heidelberg University, the Master of Education and the learning location University Library are the topics of this special edition of Unispiegel. PDF, 5 MB (Ger)
Heidelberg University's leading position in third-party funding, the building of an innovation campus and the maturation of blood vessels are among the topics of this issue. PDF, 7 MB (Ger)
Collaborative Research Centers and the Graduate Education are also topics in this issue, as the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governments. PDF, 1.5 MB
The entrance to higher education and the view beyond the horizon are topics of this issue. PDF, 5 MB
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The project heiEDUCATION for an excellent teacher training in Heidelberg and the new competence center for research data are topics in this issue.
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The »International Year of the Light« at Heidelberg University, the contract »Perspektive 2020« and a ion probe for work on research issues in cosmochemistry – all this and more can be found in the March issue.
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A seal of quality for heiQUALITY, public private partnerships as a model for success and a binary asteroid impact – all this and more can be found in the November issue.
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Topics of the October issue include a look back on the first election period of the student council, a report on university sports and Heidelberg alumnus Thomas Roth reminiscing about his student years. October 2014 - Special issue (PDF, 3.3 MB) (Ger)
Topics of the August issue include the basic means of university funding, the basics of life as well as overcoming limits. August 2014 (PDF, 0.8 MB) (Ger)
Topics in the May issue include a day of action at Heidelberg University, the birth of our solar system as well as an innovative energy concept. May 2014 (PDF, 1,5 MB) (Ger)
Topics in the February issue include the doctoral training at Heidelberg University, the influence of cosmic radiation on living cells as well as the work of the student council.
February 2014 (PDF, 1,2 MB) (Ger)
Topics in the November issue include electors and counts palatine as well as university founders. In addition, Svenja Konowalczyk is presented, biotech champions are nominated and the new student representatives take up their work.
November 2013 (PDF, 1,9 MB) (Ger)
A view into space, thinking outside the box and the elections for the new student representatives are topics in this issue. In addition, the university is presented from A to Z.
October 2013 – Special issue (PDF, 1,8 MB) (Ger)
Topics in this issue include the new Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS), the promotion of junior researchers at Heidelberg University as well as ethical and legal aspects of genome sequencing.
July 2013 (PDF, 1,2 MB) (Ger)
Profile development in the Humanities, an exhibition on 450 years of the Heidelberg Catechism and determining the age of asteroids using isotopes are topics in this issue.
April 2013 (PDF, 1,1 MB) (Ger)
Topics in this issue include the EU-funded "Human Brain Project", overcoming the blood-brain barrier, psychological stress at work and penalty shoot-outs.
February 2013 (PDF, 1,1 MB) (Ger)
Topics in this issue include the virtual reconstruction of the Bibliotheca Palatina, realising the Institutional Strategy at Heidelberg University as well as the tenth anniversary of the Heidelberg Center Latin America.
December 2012 (PDF, 1,4 MB) (Ger)
Information on funding of current concepts in research-oriented teaching in Heidelberg, the Marsilius Study Programme, literature search at the University Library and „Heidelberg University from A to Z“ are topics in this issue. October 2012 – Special issues (PDF, 1,8 MB) (Ger)
Heidelberg's success in the second round of the Excellence Initiative, an editing project on diaries from the National Socialist Era, cooperation between Germany and Japan as well as the "Uni bewegt" programme are topics in this issue.
July 2012 (PDF, 1 MB) (Ger)
The March 2012 issue contains articles about the Conflict Barometer 2011, climate research in the Western Pacific and an exhibition at the University Library about pagan belief.
March 2012 (PDF, 2 MB) (Ger)
The Annual Celebration of Heidelberg University, the Certification Family-Friendly University, the 25. anniversary of the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg and surveying the Milky Way are topics in this issue.
November 2011 (PDF, 2,4 MB) (Ger)
This special issue contains stories about the Collegium Musicum of the Ruperto Carola, the Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) and about Solar Energy at Heidelberg University.
October 2010 — Special issue (PDF, 2,6 MB)
The Festival Week as part of the university’s anniversary, the Heidelberg science atlas, and a saltwater reservoirs under the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus are topics in the August issue.
August 2011 (PDF, 2,3 MB) (Ger)
A new Collaborative Research Centre in historical cultural studies, the Festival Week as part of the university’s 625th anniversary and a gene that protects against brain damage are topics in the June issue
June 2011 (PDF, 1,5 MB) (Ger)
A new project at the Marsilius Kolleg, the birth of the first stars and the human olfactory system are topics in the March issue of unispiegel.
March 2011 (PDF, 1.2 MB) (Ger)
New Collaborative Research Centres, human genes, terror and literature - and an antique bust are topics in this issue.
December 2010 (PDF, 1,4 MB) (Ger)
The issue November 2010 contains storys about the annual gathering 2010, the Codex Manesse, the Heidelberg-Centre Santiago de Chile and pharmaceuticals.
November 2010 (PDF, 1.5 MB) (Ger)
The 625 year anniversary of the Ruperto Carola, the first Graduate Survey, Marsilius-Studies and the Choir at the Department of English are Topics in this issue.
October 2010 — Special issue (PDF, 1.4 MB) (Ger)
The third issue of 2010 contains stories on the Restoration of the New University, Marsilius-Studies, the Heinrich Zimmer Chair for Indian Philosophy and Intellectual History and many other topics.
July — August 2010 (PDF, 1.1 MB) (Ger)
The April — June 2010 issue contains stories on the inauguration of the Confucius Institute, poetics lecturer Bernhard Schlink, the BioQuant building, the new service institution TopLab, and many other topics.
April — June 2010 (PDF, 1.2 MB) (Ger)
In the first issue of 2010 you can read stories on a projected new building for the Institute of Physics, the Dies Academicus, an on-line job market, the heavenly in books, and a lot more.
February — March 2010 (PDF, 1.7 MB) (Ger)