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Helmholtz Academy

HR Development

Helmholtz Academy


Leading the matrix (only in German)


High potentials, junior executives and experienced managers of the Helmholtz Association are made fit for leadership through the programmes of the Helmholtz Academy for Executives. They can network throughout Helmholtz and are well prepared for the strategic challenges in the scientific community.




The various programmes are tailored to the typical challenges of the different target groups The contents range from preparation for leadership to leadership of large organisational units.


Leading in the matrix: Heads of Helmholtz junior research groups (only in German).


Leading with impact: Leaders with more than three years of leadership experience and/or who themselves lead executives. (only in German)



It is not possible to register for the programs of the Helmholtz Academy for Leaders on your own. Participation is based on a proposal from the group/division. In an internal institute selection process, it is decided which persons can participate in the respective programs. DESY has a quota of places for each program determined by the Helmholtz Association.


If you are interested, please contact your leader or the contact persons mentioned below.