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. (summer break: 6-20 August 2018)
Where: PETRA III experimental hall, building 47c, room L110
Teacher: Cornelia Johannsen

German A2.1:
When: Wednesdays, 6 - 7:30 p.m. (summer break: 6-20 August 2018)
Where: PETRA III experimental hall, building 47c, room L110.
Teacher: Cornelia Johannsen

German A2.1:
When: Mondays, 6:00-7:30 pm (summer break: 13 July - 4 August 2018)
Where: Bahrenfeld campus, building 61, room 116 (first floor).
Teacher: Gisa Günther

German A2.2:
When: Tuesdays, 5:30-7 pm (summer break: 13 July - 4 August 2018)
Where: Bahrenfeld campus, building 61, room 116 (first floor)
Teacher: Gisa Günther

German B1.1:
When: Wednesdays, 5:30-7 pm (summer break: 13 July - 4 August 2018)
Where: Bahrenfeld campus, building 61, room 116 (first floor)
Teacher: Gisa Günther

German B2.2:
When: Fridays, 3:50-5:20 pm (summer break: 13 July - 4 August 2018)
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


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Event Calendar
Today - 09:00
Speaker: BEHNKE, Ties, Dr. BEHNKE, Olaf
Location: SR3
Today - 12:00
Speaker: Benedict Von Harling
19 Oct. 2018 14:00
Speaker: Ursula Keller (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Location: CFEL SR I-III (Bldg. 99)
21 Oct. 2018 to 26 Oct. 2018
Location: FLASH SemRoom, Bldg 28c
22 Oct. 2018 to 26 Oct. 2018
Speaker: Dr. CONTRERAS CAMPANA, Christian, Dr. KRUECKER, Dirk
22 Oct. 2018 to 26 Oct. 2018
Location: CSSB
22 Oct. 2018 16:30
Speaker: Filippo Sala (DESY)
Location: seminar room 2
22 Oct. 2018 18:00
Location: SR I-III, CFEL, building 99
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