Heidelberg University

Network Conference Research Alumni Japan 2018

Professor Dr Dr h.c. Bernhard Eitel, President of Heidelberg University, cordially invites all Heidelberg research alumni in East-Asia to attend the fourth Research Alumni Meeting in Kyoto in April 2018.

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Return to Heidelberg and realize your research project with financial support from HAIreconnect!

HAIreconnect meets HAJP

Sholarships for Conference Participants

You did your Ph.D. in Heidelberg, worked as a lecturer here or were involved in scientific research - and you want to come back to establish further cooperation?

Exklusively for participants of the Network Conference Research Alumni in Japan HAIreconnect offers short term grants and invites researchers to realize their individual projects at Heidelberg University or the DKFZ.

Further information will follow on the HAIreconnect website.


At the University of Kyoto, one of our partner universities in Japan, you will have the opportunity to join our conference "Research as a Bridge to Internationalization" on 15 April. Researchers from Japan, Germany and other countries of the world will discuss current scientific topics and contribute new ideas to the worldwide Research Alumni Network of Heidelberg University.

Furthermore we are celebrating the official foundation of Heidelberg Alumni Japan (HAJP), our latest international alumni initiative.

The current, temporary programme as PDF file for download

On Saturday, 14 April 2018 there will already be a meeting concerning HAJP and Alumni in Japan. You are warmly welcome to also register for this day of the event. Information is provided on the HAJP event website.


Do you have a longer journey to Kyoto and need an accommodation in the context of the event?
We blocked rooms in some hotels in different price categories. You are welcome to make your booking with them.

Please note: the offer is subject to availability - at the latest until Tuesday, 13 March 2018.

In order to make a booking in the respective hotels please use the following booking form. Please send the filled-in document directly to the email address given in the form.

Rooms are blocked in the following hotels:

Of course you can also stay at a different accommodation of your choice which is not mentioned here.

Accommodation & Travel Grants

Do you have a longer journey by bus, train or plane from a distant part of Japan or Asia? Please contact us for a possible financial support for your accommodation and travel costs.

The network conferences for research alumni are often subsidized by the employer. For that we are happy to provide a certificate of attendance. In addition, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers travel and accommodation grants if required. You can contact us via e-mail: research@alumni.uni-heidelberg.de


With your HAInet account you can easily sign up for the event online.

You don't have a HAInet account yet or are not yet registered with HAI? You can do so together with your event registration.

Please note: Registration deadline: Monday, 31 March 2018.

Please register with the registration form for the event.

Please note:
You can sign up for both event days at the same time (Alumni Meeting and Network Conference). Should you be able to arrive only later in the day, i.e. after the event has already started, then please inform us via email. Thank you very much.

Should you wish to bring along a guest please contact us via email.


Do you have any questions regarding the event? Then please send us a message - also in Japanese - to research@alumni.uni-heidelberg.de. We are looking forward to your email.


The event is funded by:


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