Within the framework of the Heidelberg Karlsruhe Strategic Partnership (HEiKA), the KIT and Heidelberg University began a close collaboration in their Early Career support measures in 2018, drawing together the competencies of Heidelberg University’s Graduate Academy and the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists at the KIT.

The Graduate School further intensifies this productive collaboration of two of Germany’s most prestigious universities.

The HEiKA Graduate School offers a comprehensive training framework, including:

  • Development plan
  • Mentoring
  • Training program
  • Annual research conferences in rotating subfields of our Cluster
  • Annual retreats for young researchers