Heidelberg University Memberships
Heidelberg University belongs to a number of well-known national and international organisations that are committed in various ways to addressing the issues of higher education, establishing high quality standards, networking science and business, and promoting the internationalisation of the university landscape.
Heidelberg University is an active member of the following organisations:
The Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute (ACQUIN) supports the internationalisation and flexibilization of higher education in Germany.
BioRN Network e.V.
The Rhine-Neckar Life Science Network ties together science and business of the metropolitan area in the fields of biotechnology and health research and advances the development of the biotech region.
The Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standards.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest funding organisation in the world for the international exchange of students and researchers.
European Association for International Education
The European Association for International Education (EAIE) is a non-profit organisation whose main purpose is promoting and easing internationalisation of higher education in Europe and throughout the world.
European University Association Brussels
The European University Association (EUA) is the largest association of European universities. It enables its 850 members from 47 countries to closely cooperate and to keep pace with the latest trends in higher education and research policy.
GATE-Germany is a large service provider in international higher education marketing with more than 140 member institutions. The consortium supports German universities in actively positioning themselves in the international higher education landscape.
With the aim of improving conditions for science, research and teaching, 15 major research-oriented universities with medical faculties in Germany joined together in October 2012 to promote their strategic interests.
University Rectors Conference
The University Rectors Conference (HRK) is involved with all the issues that touch higher education: research, teaching, programmes of study, advanced scientific training, knowledge and technology transfer, international cooperation and self-administration.
International Association of Universities
The International Association of Universities (IAU) unites institutions and organisations from some 120 countries to promote the principles of freedom and justice, human dignity and solidarity in higher education.
Baden-Württemberg State Rectors Conference
The State Rectors Conference promotes collaboration between its member universities in fulfilling their obligations with regard to research and teaching, higher education policy and the public.
League of European Research Universities
The League of European Research Universities (LERU) is an association of 21 leading research universities that share the values of high-quality teaching within an environment of internationally competitive research.
Zukunft Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar e.V.
The Zukunft Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar e.V. (Association for the Future Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Area) was originally established in 1989 as the Rhine-Neckar Triangle e.V. to assist the region in developing its identity and realising its full potential.