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Visiting Scholars at the HGGS
The HGGS has been hosting outstanding doctoral scholars from South America, the Caribbean and other world regions since 2018. They have been funded through the Baden-Württemberg Foundation, with the kind support of the International Office at Heidelberg University. African and Latin American scholars also received short-term grants from the DAAD to research and study at the HGGS in recent years.
International applicants can be awarded the status of visiting scholar at the HGGS for a period of two to twelve months to participate in the academic programme at Heidelberg University and to carry out their research. Doctoral candidates and university lecturers who are interested in applying as visiting scholars are encouraged to contact the HGGS at any time of the academic year.
In 2023 the HGGS welcomes a new group of visiting scholars, who join the Graduate School to participate in the South-South-North programme and other academic activities at the HGGS:
Florelia Linares (Venezuela), Ricardo Ruiz (Venezuela), Juliette Ortiz (Cuba), Ariel Zulueta (Cuba), Irene Ramirez (Venezuela)
Baden-Württemberg Scholars 2023: short biographies.
South-South-North Research Colloquium 2023
The Class of 2022:
Camilo Cuervo (Colombia, permanent HGGS Member), Maryeling Pérez (Venezuela), Danay Bulnes (Cuba), Isabel Gaviria (Colombia, permanent HGGS Member), Jany Barcenas (Cuba), Cástor David Mora (HGGS), Fabia González (Cuba), Ana Evelìn Duque (Venezuela), Eliézer Calderón (Venezuela).
Classes of 2018-2021:
Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Germany, H.E. Mr. Ramon Ignacio Ripoll Diaz, and Counsellor for Scientific and Academic Affairs of the Cuban Embassy, Lic. María Milagros Franco Suárez, visiting the HGGS, Heidelberg University, 2021.
South-South-North Colloquium & Workshop Series
With the scholars from the Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, the Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador and the Universidad Central de Venezuela, the HGGS has also started to host a colloquium and workshop series in Spanish in 2019, which allows participating doctoral candidates to present their research in their main working language. HGGS members from other universities in Latin America have also participated in these academic encounters; other interested members of Heidelberg University are always welcome to join.
The results of the South-South-North exchange have been first published by the HGGS in a collection of essays in 2020, where scholars presents an important aspect of their doctoral projects. A new collection of essays with interdisciplinary approaches to the corona health crisis has recently been published; other volumes are forthcoming in 2023.
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Baden-Württemberg Stipends (incoming)
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Baden-Württemberg Stipends (outgoing) / Study Abroad
DAAD Research Grants
Short-term research stays, 2 - 12 months, as well as full doctoral programmes
Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Professors and Researchers from Latin America
Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Scholars from Africa
Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from the European Neighbourhood
Short-term research stays for scholars from:
Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Republic of Northern Macedonia, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan.
European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean (EU-LAC) Foundation
Information and Funding Opportunities
Ute and György Széll International Scholarship