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Dear alumni of Heidelberg University,

A warm welcome to the alumni community of Heidelberg University. You have left the university after a research stay or have recently completed your studies. The past graduation phase was probably marked by many challenges: Excursions, internships, field studies and exchange programmes could not always take place within the desired framework, and the establishment and maintenance of professional and friendly relationships required unusual efforts. In such times, a strong network is a valuable support!

If you would like to stay in touch with other alumni, your department and your university to make new, valuable contacts, then register with Heidelberg Alumni International (HAI), the worldwide network of your university. There are many ways to participate or get involved: let us surprise you!

Sign up for free with HAI.


Starting 24 October 22 – Language courses in the winter term – Registration only until 16 October!
Learn a new language, brush up on your language skills or expand your existing knowledge? Whether for your next holiday or as a professional skill enhancement: In the coming winter term, you can take courses at the Central Language Laboratory (ZSL) of your university at student rates. Register now! More


19 / 20 October and 16 / 17 November 2022 – Individual counselling for your career start
Are you about to finish your studies? Or have you already completed your studies? We are happy to support you with information, tips and advice on your career start. In addition to a CV check, we offer you support in your job search, information on fields of work and are at your side as a sparring partner with decision-making aids. Based on your individual questions and needs, we take the time to work out your application strategy together with you. So that you are optimally prepared for your career start! More

8 & 15 December 2022 – "Praxistraining Bewerbung" (in German)
Healthy self-confidence and a good degree are not always enough to stay ahead in the competition for a coveted job - a good self-assessment, a strategic approach to the application process and knowledge of optimal application documents are essential. A good self-assessment, a strategic approach to the application process and knowledge of optimal application documents are indispensable. This course covers aspects from application to interview. More

14 December 2022 – Gehaltsverhandlungen zum Jobstart: Wie verdiene ich mehr Geld? (in German)
You should already have a clear salary expectation when you start your career. Practise advertising on your own behalf, preparing yourself optimally for the salary interview and conducting it confidently. Contents of this information event are: Determining your own market value; tips for a successful negotiation interview; role plays to practise on the basis of real case studies. Find out your market value and earn what you are worth. More

You can find further professional courses offered by the Career Service here.


HAImail – alumni e-mail address
Sending mails and showing affiliation: Apply for your university's free alumni e-mail address!
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Contacts in all directions
Be curious and establish connections: Approach people you find interesting, bring up topics you are passionate about.
Find like-minded people or sparring partners – actively help shape the international network!
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Looking for advice or offering support: Mentoring is the right programme for you! HAI members support each other, e.g. in challenging situations or professional planning.
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Scholarships & Job market
Identify opportunities and plan your future: Browse our online board with jobs, scholarships and internships.
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Continuing education
Use your time and expand your skills: As an alumna or alumnus, you can benefit from courses on self-strengthening, media skills, for example, or tips and tricks for the application process – all still at student rates!
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Contribute and inspire others: Everyone has strengths others can benefit from. Sharing knowledge and passing on experience can often be very rewarding – join in!
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You can find all services and activities of HAI here. You can find all events as HAI member in the calendar in our online platform HAInet.


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Curious but still have questions about the HAI network or HAI membership? Then please send us a message to

By the way: even if you are studying again, you can still register with HAI.
If you have already heard about HAI in another way and are already part of the network - all the better!

See you soon in our alumni community!

With best regards from Heidelberg
Yours Sincerely

Silke Rodenberg

Silke Rodenberg
and the team of Heidelberg Alumni International

Heidelberg University
Heidelberg Alumni International
Marstallstraße 6
69117 Heidelberg

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