Call for Applications 2016

Deadline and Info


Prof. Dr. John R. Searle

University of California, Berkeley

HGGS Opening Ceremony



Prof. Dr. Bearix Busse

Prof. Dr. Markus Hilgert

7 - 8 April 2016



PD Dr. K. Oschema und

Prof. Dr. E. Giele

Seminar, Summer 2016


How to survive your PhD thesis

Prof. Dr. Michael Burke

Workshop, Summer 2016


HGGS Forum

Space - Raum

2 - 3 June 2016


Collection of Essays

Identitäten / Identities


Interdisciplinary Colloquium

Summer Semester 2016


Doktorandenkonvent and agDOCS




PhD site (German)


Graduate Academy

Transferable skills for doctoral candidates


Heidelberg Graduate School for the Humanities and Social Sciences


Welcome to the pages of the Heidelberg Graduate School

for the Humanities and Social Sciences!


HGGS stands for Heidelberg Graduate School for the Humanities ("Geisteswissenschaften") and Social Sciences ("Sozialwissenschaften") and for innovative, interdisciplinary research at one of Europe´s top-ranking institutions,  Heidelberg University. Its aim is to provide a structured PhD experience that draws on the productive use of existent cross- and interdisciplinary research at Heidelberg University and generates new research projects in a range of strategic areas.
Interdisciplinary dialogue is of particular importance at Heidelberg University, which has generated four main research areas as part of its Excellence Initiative, the "Fields of Focus". The HGGS Graduate School is a nexus for Field of Focus 3:"Cultural dynamics in globalized worlds" and Field of Focus 4: "Self-regulation and regulation: individuals and organizations" as it comprises all affiliated faculties and specialist research groups working at Heidelberg and within an international network. Offering an enriching academic programme for its PhD candidates, the HGGS supports them with exclusive courses, interdisciplinary seminars, lectures and workshops.


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