Germany, Mainz

Alexander von Humboldt

when 26 July 2019 - 6 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 99

This year, the Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences is organizing the second Forster Summer School. This event offers Bachelor and Master students the opportunity to establish an international network and participate in interdisciplinary knowledge transfer. They get to know Mainz as a place to study and develop their language and cultural skills. The topic of the upcoming event will be Alexander von Humboldt.
Alexander von Humboldt has been an important figure in various scientific disciplines, but also in public debate and discourse. The bestselling novel Measuring the World and its film adaptation bear witness to this. While Humboldt was marginalised for a long time in the German-speaking world, there was a permanent awareness of the great natural and cultural scientist in many other countries. In 2019, the year of Humboldt┬┤s 250th birthday, the Forster Summer School will systematically analyze and highlight the paths, works and effects of this outstanding researcher, scholar and writer as well as examine connections and cross-connections within the disciplines of our Faculty.
The German Academic Exchange Service DAAD supports the Forster Summer School with providing 15 scholarships for non-German foreign students. The scholarship covers the travel expenses to Mainz (according to the DAAD travel allowances) and partly the accommodation. Please contact the project assistant Johannes Muecke (muecke@uni-mainz.de) for finding low budget accommodation in Mainz.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Anton Escher

Target group

Bachelor and Master student┬┤s

Fee info

EUR 99: The package for participation (99 Euro) includes
Course materials
Language course
Entrance fees
The package does not include any accommodation, but we can help you to find low budget accommodation.

Scholarships

The German Academic Exchange Service DAAD supports the Forster Summer School with providing 15 scholarships for non-German foreign students. The scholarship covers the travel expenses to Mainz (according to the DAAD travel allowances) and partly the accom