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Our Faculty is the academic home of researchers, teachers, and students of Mathematics and Computer Science. Its institutes and facilities are housed in the Mathematikon, pleasantly located on the Campus Neuenheimer Feld of Heidelberg University. Welcome!

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The Doctorate signifies a proven ability to conduct independent scientific research. Under the auspices of the Combined Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, we confer over 30 Doctoral degrees in the subjects of mathematics and computer science each year.

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Students interested in Mathematics, Computer Science, or an interdisciplinary field, pursuing a B.Sc., M.Sc., or M.Ed., and aiming for a career in research, reaching, or the private sector, will find here in Heidelberg a full range of first-class courses for a challenging and enriching educational experience in an intellectually stimulating environment with historical cachet.

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Mathematics and Computer Science — Studies

Student Assistant Affairs

To support teaching and other tasks, the faculty regularly employs student and research assistants (HiWis).

The announcement of HiWi positions for teaching is made via the homepage of the faculty at the end of the lecture period of the previous semester. Other employment opportunities are also published at irregular intervals via the homepage. In all cases, application and hiring is processed through the Office for Student Assistant Affairs.

On this page, we list and provide the documents necessary for processing your hiring/continuing employment, depending on your situation.

Please note: The documents and further highly procedural information on this page are translated only summarily to English. The office for student assistant affairs is unable to provide help with translating or filling the forms and does not advise on social insurance or fiscal matters.

Winter Semester 2021/22: Student Assistants wanted

Application deadline: Friday, 08/27/2021

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science is looking for Student Assistants with very good prior knowledge for the supervision of lectures, tutorials, exercises and practical courses offered by the Faculty.

Office for Student Assistant Affairs

Petra Kiesel
Office for Student Assistant Affairs

Im Neuenheimer Feld 205, Room 1/104
69120 Heidelberg
Phone: +49 6221 54-14018
Email: hiwi@mathinf.uni-heidelberg.de

Office hours:
Mon. 10:00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m.
Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m.

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As explained above, we do not provide English translations for all documents required for processing your application.

For the purposes of student assistant affairs, undergraduate assistants (ungeprüfte Hilfskräfte) are all students who have not completed their first degree.

Undergraduate Student Assistant: New Hire

  • Form: Antrag auf Einstellung oder Weiterbeschäftigung einer wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant)
  • Certificate of study
  • Tax identification number: (Entry on LBV form "Auszahlung der Bezüge", section 2)
  • Copy of social security card
  • Health insurance membership attestation
  • Residence permit (if applicable)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Auszahlung der Bezüge: (Declaration on the payment of salary; LBV No. 42101-01/14)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Sozialversicherung (Declaration on social insurance; LBV No. 42101s-12/13)
  • Optional: Form: Antrag auf Befreiung von der Versicherungspflicht (Application for Exemption from Compulsory Insurance; LBV No. 45201-12/12)

Undergraduate Student Assistant: Interruptions of 3 or more Months

  • Form: Antrag auf Einstellung oder Weiterbeschäftigung einer wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant)
  • Certificate of study
  • Residence permit (if applicable)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Auszahlung der Bezüge: (Declaration on the payment of salary; LBV No. 42101-01/14)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Sozialversicherung (Declaration on social insurance; LBV No. 42101s-12/13)
  • Optional: Form: Antrag auf Befreiung von der Versicherungspflicht (Application for Exemption from Compulsory Insurance; LBV No. 45201-12/12)

Undergraduate Student Assistant: Continued Employment without Interruption and Interruption of less than 3 Months (provided no other employment was held)

  • Form: Antrag auf Einstellung oder Weiterbeschäftigung einer wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant)
  • Certificate of study
  • Residence permit (if applicable)
  • Form: Vereinfachte Erklärung zur Auszahlung der Bezüge, zur Sozialversicherung und zur Zusatzversorgung (Simplified declaration for the payment of salaries, social security and supplementary pensions; LBV Nr. 42101v-03/13)
  • Optional: Form: Antrag auf Befreiung von der Versicherungspflicht (Application for Exemption from Compulsory Insurance; LBV No. 45201-12/12)

As explained above, we do not provide English translations for all documents required for processing your application.

For the purposes of student assistant affairs, graduate assistants (geprüfte Hilfskräfte) are all students who have completed at least one degree.

Graduate Student Assistant: New Hire

  • Form: Antrag auf Einstellung oder Weiterbeschäftigung einer wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant)
  • Certificate of study (if applicable)
  • Tax identification number: (Entry on LBV form "Auszahlung der Bezüge", section 2)
  • Copy of social security card or insurance number
  • Health insurance membership attestation
  • Residence permit (if applicable)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Auszahlung der Bezüge: (Declaration on the payment of salary; LBV No. 42101-01/14)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Sozialversicherung (Declaration on social insurance; LBV No. 42101s-12/13)
  • Form: Angaben zu Vorbeschäftigungszeiten (Statement on periods of previous employment)
  • Certified copy: diploma/state bar certificate or Bachelor/Master degree certificate
  • Optional: Form: Antrag auf Befreiung von der Versicherungspflicht (Application for Exemption from Compulsory Insurance; LBV No. 45201-12/12)

Graduate Student Assistant: Interruptions of 3 or more Months

  • Form: Antrag auf Einstellung oder Weiterbeschäftigung einer wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant)
  • Certificate of study (if applicable)
  • Residence permit (if applicable)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Auszahlung der Bezüge: (Declaration on the payment of salary; LBV No. 42101-01/14)
  • Form: Erklärung zur Sozialversicherung (Declaration on social insurance; LBV No. 42101s-12/13)
  • Form: Angaben zu Vorbeschäftigungszeiten (Statement on periods of previous employment)
  • Optional: Form: Antrag auf Befreiung von der Versicherungspflicht (Application for Exemption from Compulsory Insurance; LBV No. 45201-12/12)

Graduate Student Assistant: Continued Employment without Interruption and Interruption of less than 3 Months (provided no other employment was held)

  • Form: Antrag auf Einstellung oder Weiterbeschäftigung einer wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant)
  • Certificate of study (if applicable)
  • Residence permit (if applicable)
  • Form: Vereinfachte Erklärung zur Auszahlung der Bezüge, zur Sozialversicherung und zur Zusatzversorgung (Simplified declaration for the payment of salaries, social security and supplementary pensions; LBV Nr. 42101v-03/13)
  • Form: Angaben zu Vorbeschäftigungszeiten (Statement on periods of previous employment)
  • Optional: Form: Antrag auf Befreiung von der Versicherungspflicht (Application for Exemption from Compulsory Insurance; LBV No. 45201-12/12)

Change in contract after examination (Bachelor, Master, Diploma, Teaching degree)

Your contract will be changed from "undergraduate" to "graduate" after you have passed your final exams. The conversion is retroactive to the date of the exam. You are obliged to immediately hand in a certified copy of your examination certificate with the necessary forms to the secretary's office.

  • Form: Antrag auf Einstellung oder Weiterbeschäftigung einer wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant), indicating "Converting to graduate" at the top beneath where it says "Antrag auf Einstellung"
  • Form: Angaben zu Vorbeschäftigungszeiten (Statement on periods of previous employment)
  • Certified copy: diploma/state bar certificate or Bachelor/Master degree certificate
  • Form: Erklärung zur Sozialversicherung (Declaration on social insurance; LBV No. 42101s-12/13)
  • Optional: Form: Antrag auf Befreiung von der Versicherungspflicht (Application for Exemption from Compulsory Insurance; LBV No. 45201-12/12)

Contract Extensions

Approximately 6 weeks before the end of the lecture period, the announcement for the new semester will be posted online. You will then have the opportunity to reapply.

Changes to the current contract: bank details, address, family circumstances

  • Form: Änderung der familiären Verhältnisse, Änderung Bankverbindung (Changes in family circumstances, changes of bank details; LBV Nr. 527)

Resignation of a student assistant (in case of premature termination of the contract)

  • Form: Ausscheiden einer geprüften/ungeprüften Wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft (Resignation of an undergraduate/graduate student assistant)

Forms for Student Assistant Affairs

Application for employment or continued employment of a student assistant
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Declaration on the payment of remuneration
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Declaration on social security
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Simplified form for remuneration, social security and supplementary benefits
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Previous employment form
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Request to opt-out of mandatory insurance
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Termination of undergraduate or graduate student assistant
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Change of family situation or banking information
(Deutsch)
not available in English
Last updated on Oct 6, 2021 at 8:34 AM