Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – July 2019

Logo_GAUSS&GGNBThe registration for methods and skills courses held in July 2019 will be open from 1 May. You can register for courses taking place in July from 1-20 May; the slots will be allocated on 25 May.  Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after the 20 May is not possible, please do not contact the course instructors. All communication regarding the courses should be via the GAUSS Office or the GGNB Office. In case you have registered but then need to cancel a course, you can still do so in StudIP before the end of May. From 1 June your participation will be binding and cancellation is only possible with a statement by your supervisor or your doctor’s attestation via an email to the office, not to the course instructors.

For a full list of courses scheduled for the summer semester 2019 please go to UniVZ.

A detailed description on how to register for a course can be found here: Courses_Instructions_2019

Skills courses:

Check the detailed course descriptions in UniVZ or Stud.IP before signing up as some courses require pre-work or follow-up work or have an unusual duration!

Trainer UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Date Recommended for 
(early/middle/late PhD)
Grubmüller, Helmut 340271 S 24_3 Good Scientific Practice for Physicists and Chemists 0.5 02 Jul 2019  early
Schiller, Alexander 340331 GS 03 Negotiation and Conflict Management 1.0 11-12 Jul 2019  allTimes
Engel, Malte 340407 GS 05 Critical Reasoning and Logic 1.5 15-16 Jul 2019  allTimes
Leefmann, Jon 340270 S 72 Introduction to Ethics in Life Science Research 1.0 prep. meeting:
18 Jul 2019, course:
23-34 Sep 2019
Schilling, Gabi 340110 S 55 What to do with a PhD 0.5 22 July 2019  early+middle
Merkelbach, Matthias 340192 S 51 Tailor-made job applications: How to apply for a job and be hired 1.0 24-25 Jul 2019  late
Courses on teaching skills/didactics: the Hochschuldidaktik team offers courses both in English and German:
German Language Courses (open only for students of certain doctoral programs): see UniVZ
ZESS courses (skills, languages):

Methods courses:

Please keep in mind to evaluate your methods courses directly afterwards.

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Date
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Cramer Patrick  – 340316 A 214 Genome Science Lecture Series 1.0 Fridays: Apr to Jun 2019
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Zimmermann, Wolfram-Hubertus Norman Liaw, Tiburcy 340342 A 236 Construction and Phenotyping of Engineered Heart Muscle 1.5 July 2019
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Grubmüller, Helmut / Schmidt, Christoph F. Grubmüller, Helmut / Schmidt, Christoph F. 340166 A 025 Current Topics in Biophysics – Lecture Series 1.0 Fridays
Stephens, Dwayne Robert Mettin 340439 A 251 Introduction to COMSOL 1.0 1 July 2019


Laboratory Animal Science: 
Courses are offered by the UMG. To register, please contact Dr. Monique Silter ( The fees for the course have to be covered by the department of the participant.
Theoretical part: online course. The passing of a written exam is prerequisite for participation in the practical part.
Practical part (Modules 1-6):
11-15 Feb 2019 24-28 Jun 2019
4-8 Mar 2019 2-6 Sep 2019
18-22 Mar 2019 23-27 Sep 2019
6-10 May 2019 21-25 Oct 2019
3-7 Jun 2019 25-29 Nov 2019