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HGGS Forum

14 - 15 June 2018



Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse

Prof. Dr. Markus Hilgert

19 April 2018


“How to survive your PhD thesis”

Prof. Dr. Michael Burke

19 April 2018



Research Methods - Theory and Practice



HGGS Colloquium




PhD web portal at Heidelberg


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 to foster 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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