Welcome to the International Office at GFZ

Welcome on the webpages of the International Office at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. The International Office

  • is the central reference point for international activities at GFZ
  • facilitates international activities of GFZ and GFZ’s internationalization process
  • supports the initiation and coordination of international initiatives
  • is in regular contact with international organizations, foreign embassies, governmental organizations (e.g. relevant federal/state ministries)
  • provides – together with the Welcome Office – support and assistance for incoming international researchers at GFZ
  • informs on funding opportunities for international collaborations and assists the applicants during the application phase


Ludwig Stroink
Group Leader
Dr. Ludwig Stroink
International und Project Office
+49 331 288-1070


Christine Bismuth
Christine Bismuth
International und Project Office
+49 331 288-1033