Upcoming MAINZ Events

Lecture by MAINZ Visiting Professor Adam Foster (Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, Finland)
introduced by Hagen Söngen

When: 9:00 am (st)
Where: MAINZ seminar room (Staudingerweg 9, 03.122)
Free Bagels and Coffee from 8:45 am ... 

Lecture by Jörg Kröger (Oberflächenphysik, TU Ilmenau)
introduced by Alexander Tries

When: 9:00 am (st)
Where: MAINZ seminar room (Staudingerweg 9, 03.122)
Free Bagels and Coffee from 8:45 am ... 

22.04.2018 - 24.04.2018: MAINZ goes DESY 2018

Excursion to DESY in Hamburg - one of the world´s leading accelerator centers. The tour includes lectures and lab visits of PETRA III, FLASH and XFEL.

Further information on the excursion... ... 

Lecture by Lucio Colombi Ciacchi (Hybrid Material Interfaces, University Bremen)
introduced by Timo Schäfer

When: 9:00 am (st)
Where: MAINZ seminar room (Staudingerweg 9, 03.122)
Free Bagels and Coffee from 8:45 am ... 

Your attitudes and core values are the cornerstones of your success. Many people find animal-assisted personal development a very appreciative and rich experience. The dogs' honest and non-judgmental reaction helps us understand and question our thought patterns and behaviors. The emotional experiences of animal-assisted training and coaching help us achieve quick, effective and lasting learning outcomes and boost our development. Our “four-legged assistant coaches” teach us to communicate clearly, lead with confidence, be persuasive and act with resolve.

Intensive 2 day workshop for 12 participants maximum. ... 

Summer School Topics:

  • High Resolution Imaging and 3D Solvation Layer Mapping Using the Scanning Force Microscopy
  • Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy
  • X-Ray Reflectivity and Crystal Truncation Rod Diffraction Investigations
  • Computational Approaches
  • Applications in Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Biomineralization

Language course, poster sessions and excursion to BASF included!

Application till April 05, 2018 via Eventbrite ... 

This very practical course is targeted at PhD students and aims at providing participants with not only the tools for dealing with intercultural communication issues in their present academic intercourse with supervisors and other students, but also a wider framework for their future professional tasks in leadership positions of project management.

Intensive 2 day workshop for 12 participants maximum. ... 

This workshop concentrates on developing writing skills and strategies to improve one’s professional writing. In order to obtain this, the writer needs to be aware that there are expected norms for various structure and language found within a text. Mastering and utilizing these norms produce a text that the reader is capable of understanding the intended message of the author.

Intensive 2 day workshop for 12 participants maximum.


02.08.2018 - 06.08.2018: 9th MAINZ Student Seminar

The 9th MAINZ Student Seminar 2018 will take place from the 2nd to the 6th of August in Budapest ... 

Location: Beihang University (Beijing, China)

Application: Online
Application​ Date: TBA (mid-April) ... 

Systematic creativity describes the conscious process of creative thinking when trying to solve a problem or realize a given goal. Together with principles found in agile development, it can be a powerful tool to overcome obstacles on the way to your personal and professional success. The skills associated with this training can be applied alone or in a group setting, which also makes them highly relevant when working in a team.

Intensive 2 day workshop for 12 participants maximum. ...