German Courses

German Courses

PIER Helmholtz Graduate School

A Graduate Education Program of Universität Hamburg in Cooperation with DESY

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German Courses

All courses are a cooperation of the PHGS with IMPRS-UFAST, CUI and EMBL.

Photograph: Marta Mayer/DESY

The courses are for PhD students who are member of the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School or our cooperation partners CUI, IMPRS-UFAST, EMBL.

Please register here for the German courses and/or the placement test. If you are uncertain about your language level, the teachers may arrange a placement test for you. The test is designed to give students and teachers a quick way of assessing the approximate level of a student's knowledge of German grammar and usage. The test should take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.

German A1.1
When: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Where: PETRA III experimental hall, building 47c, room L110
Teacher: Cornelia Johannsen

German A1.2:
When: Wednesdays, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: PETRA III experimental hall, building 47c, room L110.
Teacher: Cornelia Johannsen

German A1.2/A2.1:
When: Mondays, 6:00-7:30 pm
Where: Bahrenfeld campus, building 61, room 116 (first floor).
Teacher: Gisa Günther

German A2.1/A2.2:
When: Tuesdays, 5:30-7 pm
Where: Bahrenfeld campus, building 61, room 116 (first floor)
Teacher: Gisa Günther

German A2.2:
When: Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 pm
Where: Building 1b, room 3a
(exceptions: May 31, Sep 13, Sep 27: bld. 1b, SR 5; May 28: bld. 9, room 10)
Teacher: Cornelia Johannsen

German A2.2:
When: Wednesdays, 5:30-7 pm
Where: Bahrenfeld campus, building 61, room 116 (first floor)
Teacher: Gisa Günther

German B2.1:
When: Fridays, 3:50-5:20 pm
Where: Bahrenfeld campus, building 61, room 116 (first floor).
Teacher: Gisa Günther


German at DESY Education

There are other German classes on the Bahrenfeld campus, which are organised by DESY Education. Target group are DESY staff, but doctoral students or visting scientists are also welcome. You can join the classes at any time. The fee is 30 €. The course overview is accessible for all users with a DESY account. If you do not have a DESY account, check the pdf below.

German for newcomers:
This is a course for everyone who arrive at DESY during a regular language trimester and have no knowledge of German yet. Objectives: First steps in German vocabulary, phrases, basic grammar. You can attend this course until a new regular course beginns.The course is free of charge. For more information please contact Sabine Hinz: education@desy.de,  phone: +49 40 89 98 33 35.


Hamburg University offers German classes at all levels from A1.1 to C2:
German at Hamburg University

Costs for PhD students are between 42-82 € per course, depending on the number of lessons. Online registration starts usually a few weeks before a new semester course beginns.There are also intensive classes during the semester holidays in February/March and August/September.


Contact and queries
Mirko Siemssen
Phone: +49-40-8998-5506
E-mail: mirko.siemssen@pier-hamburg.de


Fellows
Giovanni Rabuffo
Giovanni Rabuffo
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Phillip Witthöft
Phillip Witthöft
Nanoscience
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Alumni
Markus Ebert
Markus Ebert
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
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Nele Müller
Nele Müller
Photon Science
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Event Calendar
23 Apr. 2018 to 27 Apr. 2018
Today - 14:00
Speaker: Leticia Gonzalez (University of Vienna, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry)
Location: seminar rooms II-III
Today - 14:30
Location: build. 2a, SR2
Today - 14:30
Speaker: Laurent Freidel (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)
Location: Room 2, Building 2a
Today - 16:00
Speaker: Torben Ferber (DESY)
Location: Room 2, Building 2a
26 Apr. 2018 to 27 Apr. 2018
Location: CSSB Auditorium
26 Apr. 2018 10:00
Speaker: Aleksandra Anna Lelek
Location: building 1b, seminarroom 4a
26 Apr. 2018 to 27 Apr. 2018
Location: CSSB Auditorium
26 Apr. 2018 14:15
Speaker: Noppadol Mekareeya (Milano-Bicocca)
Location: SR2
27 Apr. 2018 14:00
Speaker: Eugene S. Polzik (Niels Bohr Institute, Kopenhagen, Denmark)
Location: CFEL SR I-III (Bldg. 99)
27 Apr. 2018 14:30
Speaker: Gregor Kasieczka (Institut fuer Experimentalphysik / UHH)
Location: Room 2, Building 2a
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