Membership 2015


deadline: 15 March 2015


HGGS Seminar 


Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse and

Prof. Dr. Markus Hilgert

29 - 30 Jan. 2015


HGGS Workshop "How to survive your PhD Thesis"

Prof. Dr. Michael Burke

3 Feb. 2015


HGGS-Workshop "Entrepreneurship"

Dr. Raoul Haschke

26 - 28 March 2015


HGGS Forum

7th - 8th May 2015


Lecture Series FoF4

Winter Semester 2014/15


Interdisciplinary HGGS Colloquium

Winter Semester 2014/15


Transferable Skills for Doctoral Candidates

Winter 2014/15




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, the University of Heidelberg. 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 the University of Heidelberg, which has generated four main research areas as part of its Excellence Initiative, the "Fields of Focus". The HGGS Graduate School is a strategic 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 the faculties and specialist research groups working in international research network. Offering an enriching academic programme for all enrolled PhD students, the HGGS supports them with exclusive courses, interdisciplinary seminars, lectures and workshops.


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