Information from GAUSS & GAUSS Career Service

Call for course registrations – March 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.

The registration for methods and professional skills courses held in March 2021 will be open from 1 January 2021.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB You can register online via Stud.IP for courses taking place in March from 1-20 January; the slots will be allocated on 25 January.

Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after 20 January 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 Stud.IP before the end of January. From 1 February 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 our offices, 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 via Stud.IP 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:

Important: Active participation in online (skills) courses is prerequisite to collect the respective credits.
Active participation with the camera running is set as a prerequisite for course participation. Participants who expect technical problems should contact us in advance so that we can find a solution.

Trainer UniVZ


ID Title of Course Credits Date Status Recommended for (early/middle/late PhD)
Bradler, Sven 340335 S 76 Seminar on Good Scientific Practice 0.5 2 March 2021 ONLINE early+middle
Bergner, Judith 340475 GS 17 Mental Strength for PhD Students 1.0 19 Mar 2021 ONLINE allTimes
Dixon, John 340224 GS 19 Effective Scientific Writing and Publishing 1.0 15-17 Mar 2021 ONLINE early+middle
Dixon, John 340491 GS 16 Presenting your research through posters, slides and oral presentations 0.5 22-23 Mar 2021 ONLINE early+middle
Klein, Thomas 340417 GS 06 BWL für Nichtbetriebswirte

Changed to ONLINE – 5 more slots available!

1.5 11-13 Jan 2021 Registration via GGNB Office allTimes
Industry Excursions 340244 X 20 Merck, Darmstadt

Still places left!

0.5 12 Feb 2021 Registration via GGNB Office allTimes
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. Credits can only be collected by active participation (see above).

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

Department/Group Supervisor(s) UniVZ


ID Title of Course Credits Status Date
Feußner, Ivo Herrfurth, Cornelia 340045 A 016 Introduction to lipid analysis 1.5 PRESENCE 8-10 Mar 2021
Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience, Electrophysiology
Gärtner, Jutta Susann Diegmann, Kolja Meier 340456 A 233 Next Generation Sequencing to identify the disease gene in unclear neurogenetic disorders 1.0 tba Mar 2021
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert 340387 A 024 Introduction to Molecular Dynamic Simulations 1.0 ONLINE Mar 2021
Steinem, Claudia Andreas Janshoff / Tabea Oswald 340235 A 169 Atomic Force Microscopy versatile tools to study surfaces and surface properties 0.5 ONLINE 26 Mar 2021

Laboratory Animal Courses

(offered by the UMG)

The theoretical part can be performed at any time via an online e-learning course, and the passing of a written exam is prerequisite for participation in the practical part.

Scheduled dates 2021 – practical modules (subject to change):

Practical part (Modules 1-6):
08-12 Feb 2021 06-07 Jul 2021
09-11 Mar 2021 07-09 Sep
19-23 Apr 2021 04-08 Oct
04-06 Mai 2021 23-25 Nov
14-18 Jun 2021

To register, please contact Dr. Monique Silter (

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