Forster Summer School

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  • Are you currently enrolled in a bachelor’s, master’s or PhD study program and would you like to take the opportunity to establish an international network and participate in interdisciplinary knowledge transfer?
  • Would you like to get to know Mainz as a place to continue your studies in the future and discover the surroundings?
  • Would you like to develop your language and cultural skills?

If so, then join Forster Summer School, hosted annually by the Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Georg Forster, the namesake of our summer school, was a revolutionary naturalist and world explorer, whose curiosity and global thinking, is the inspiration for our summer school. Each year, scientists from the fields of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences take a closer look at a specific topic from the field of global change and explore various future-based perspectives.

Let’s talk about global change!  This year, Forster Summer School explores Sustainable Future. Concepts, conditions, chances.  You can look forward to a unique summer experience full of knowledge and new encounters. Application for Forster Summer School 2024 ended. We are looking forward to your application for summer 2025!

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Dr. Sandra Schellack
Tel+ 49 6131 39-28983

Dr. Klemens Seelos
Institut für Geowissenschaften
Tel.: +49 6131 39-20326