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Call for course registrations – March 2022

In times of the COVID-19 pandemic it is quite possible that courses have to be cancelled or will be switched from presence to online at short notice.

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

The registration for methods and professional skills courses held in March 2022 will be open from 1 January 2022.Logo_GAUSS&GGNB

You can register from 1-20 January online via Stud.IP for courses taking place in March; the slots will be allocated around 25 January.


Please check carefully for scheduling conflicts. Registration after 20 January 2022 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 via the GGNB or GAUSS Office with a) sick certificate, or b) statement by supervisor for scientific reasons. If you do not provide this, you will be excluded from courses for the next 12 months, as well as travel grants and other financial support. No exceptions.

For a full list of courses scheduled for the winter semester 2021/22 please go to UniVZthe data are subject to changes and therefore preliminary!

A detailed description on how to register for a course via Stud.IP can be found here: Courses_Instructions_WiSe2021/22

Note: By signing up you agree (1) to carefully check whether you will be able to attend the course (do not register for 2 courses taking place on the same dates – the above mentioned sanctions apply!), (2) to frequently check your student e-mail account, as all information on courses will exclusively be sent to that account; (3) that your name and e-mail address may be forwarded to the course instructor(s) for communication before and after the course; (4) to complete the course evaluation; (5) inform us if you no longer wish to maintain a waiting list position.

Important: Active participation in online (skills & methods) 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.

Confirmations of participation are to be obtained from Stud.IP.

Professional Skills Courses:

Note: all doctoral students of GAUSS/GGNB have to attend a course on Good Scientific Practice (ideally in their first year) – cf. §6 (2) RerNat-O 2018.

Trainer UniVZ
ID Title of Course Credits Date Status Recommended for (early/middle/late PhD)
Stockmann, Gudrun 340116 W 06 Speak out – Voice training for women 1.0 8 and 22 Feb 2022

2 free slots!! – register via email to

Klein, Thomas 340417 GS 06 BWL für Nicht-Betriebswirte 1.5 postponed to 16-18 Mar 2022
2 free slots!! – register via email to
Freytag, Bernhard 340534 S 87 (European) Patent Law for Scientists 1.0 3-4 Mar 2022
Dixon, John 340519 GS 16 Presenting your research through posters, slides and oral presentations 1.0 7 Mar 2022 ONLINE early+middle
Bradler, Sven 340335 S 76 Good scientific practice 0.5 8 Mar 2022 ONLINE early
Müller, Alexander 340118 S 38 Challenges and Opportunities in Management Consulting – an Interactive Case Study and Business Simulation 0.5 11 Mar 2022 PRESENCE middle+late
Bergner, Judith 340517 S 89 Mental strength for PhD students 0.5 24 Mar 2022 tba early+middle
Schönfeld, Imme 340535 S 88 Professional techniques for conversation and chairing discussions 0.5 29 Mar 2022 tba early+middle
German Language Courses (open only for students of certain doctoral programs): see announcements in GAUSS Newsletters.
ZESS courses (skills, languages):

Methods Courses:

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 7-9 Mar 2022
Cell Biology & Microbiology, Imaging
Zimmermann, Wolfram-Hubertus Tiburcy, Malte 340342 A 236 Construction and Phenotyping of Engineered Heart Muscle 1.5 tba 15 Mar 2022
Hell, Stefan Angel Cereceda Delgado, Clara-Marie Gürth, Victor Macarrón Palacios, Shalini Pradhan 340537 A 283 Introduction to Optical Nanoscopy for Biologists 2.0 ONLINE 3-8 Mar 2022
Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Statistics
Steinem, Claudia Dominik Ruppelt, Merve Sari,  Ingo Mey 340067 A 133 Using biosensors to study analyte-ligand interactions: basic principles and applications 0.5 tba 4 Mar 2022
Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert Grubmüller, Helmut / de Groot, Bert 340387 A 024 Introduction to Molecular Dynamic Simulations 1.0 tba March 2022

Please keep in mind to evaluate your methods courses directly afterwards in Stud.IP. Your confirmations of participation are to be obtained from Stud.IP as well.