Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – January 2021

Information regarding methods and professional skills courses in times of the COVID-19 pandemic:

Since none of us can foresee the further developments of the pandemic and evaluate the future situation, it is quite possible that courses have to be cancelled at short notice. We hope for your understanding.

Please check the updated overviews of Methods and Professional Skills courses.

Registration for methods and professional skills courses held in January 2021 will be open from 1 November.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB You can register for courses taking place in January from 1-20 November; the slots will be allocated on 25 November.

Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after 20 November is not possible, please do not contact the course instructors. All communication regarding the courses should be via the GAUSS or 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 November. From 1 December 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 winter semester 2020/21 please go to UniVZthe data are due to changes and therefore preliminary!

A detailed description on how to register for a course can be found here: Courses_Instructions_WiSe2020/21

Note: For communication with the course instructor(s) before and after the course your name and e-mail address may be forwarded.

Professional Skills Courses (online):

Trainer UniVZ Course ID Title of Course Credits Date Status Recommended for (early/middle/late PhD)
Bennett, Deborah 340495 GS 20 Scientific Commmunication: Talks, Posters and
1.5 27-29 Jan
PRESENCE early+middle
Stearns, Julie 340193 S 50 Voice and Body Coaching 1.0 18-19 Jan 2021 ONLINE early+middle
Klein, Thomas 340417 GS 06 BWL für Nichtbetriebswirte 1.5 11-13 Jan 2021 PRESENCE late
Courses on teaching skills/didactics: the Hochschuldidaktik team offers courses both in English and German:
German Language Courses: see announcements in GAUSS Newsletters
ZESS courses (skills, languages):

Methods Courses:

Regarding COVID-19, courses could be cancelled at short notice.

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

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ ID Title of Course Credits Status Date
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Enderlein, Jörg Hongje Jang 340505 A 255_2 Sample preparation and image analysis for 3D fluorescence microscopy of living cells 1.5 ONLINE 11-13 Jan 2021
Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, Electrophysiology
Wichmann, Carolin Anika Hintze 340196 A 149 Basic methods of transmission electron microscopy – from tissue preparation to 3D reconstruction 1.0 PRESENCE Jan 2021
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Moser, Tobias Khurana, Lakshay 340494 A 271 Basic Programming for Absolute Beginners 2.0 ONLINE 12 Jan – 25 Feb 2021

Laboratory Animal Courses

(offered by the UMG)

Due to current provisions and hygiene regulations, unfortunately practical modules cannot be offered at the moment.

Therefore, practical modules 1 to 6 will start again in September 2020. The theoretical part (online e-learning course) can still be performed, and the passing of a written exam is prerequisite for participation in the practical part.

Scheduled dates 2020 – practical modules (subject to change):

Module 1-6
23. – 27.11.

To register, please contact Dr. Monique Silter (

The fees for the course have to be covered by the department of the participant.