The scientific training and education offers at GFZ

Here we present our range of external geoscientific training and education offers. Besides our workshops on a regular base we also present >>our current course programme.
Please find further information and contact persons given on the following pages.
We furthermore offer training and education in cooperation with several partner insitutions
and we also present >>offers for schools and >>information for apprenticeships and internships at the GFZ.

More offers in cooperation with partners:

Offers of the Geo.X network

Geo.X is a strategic partnership with the aim of fostering the Berlin-Potsdam region as an international centre of geoscientific competence. An important element is the support of young scientists, e.g. by training courses or course lectures.

Offers of the ICDP

The Intercontinental Scientific Drilling Program offers several training and educational courses in the field of scientific drilling, nationally and internationally.


The GESEP-School of the German Scientific Earth Probing Consortiums training courses for young scientists in the field of scientific drilling.

Potsdam Summer School

Once a year the GFZ together with the Alfred-Wegener-Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research AWI, the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies IASS, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research PIK, and the University of Potsdam presents the Potsdam Summer School. This Summer School is a transdisziplinary and interactive event for early-career scientists and young professionals from the private sector.