About us

The Graduate Academy is the central structure for the graduate academies of the individual sections. It is located at the Central University Administration, Section II.1, and operates under the authority of Vice-President for Research Prof. Dr. Peter Grathwohl.

The discipline-specific offerings of the sectional graduate academies and the centrally organized transdisciplinary qualification programs Doctoral Researcher Development Program and the Researcher Development Program together form the range of courses, workshops, and events available on the Graduate Academy's ILIAS Gateway.


Further information from the sections on doctoral studies is available on the websites of the sectional graduate academies:

Graduate Academy of the Faculty of Medicine

Graduate Academy - Natural Sciences Section

Graduate Academy - Humanities Section

Graduate Academy of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

The doctoral candidates of the Faculty of Protestant Theology and the Faculty of Catholic Theology belong to the humanities section of the Faculty of Humanities.

Doctoral Programs

For an overview of the university's research training groups and doctoral training networks, please visit the research funding website and the sites of the individual sections of the Graduate Academy, or read "Doctoral Programs at the University" on the ILIAS Gateway. The website of the DFG Graduate School LEAD is here.