Information for participants

Registration

Registration for our advanced training events takes place exclusively online and becomes legally binding after confirmation by the GDCh. You can find the binding registration for your desired course here. The participation fees for scientific events of the GDCh are not subject to sales tax / value added tax according to the legal provisions (tax exemption according to § 4 No. 21a) bb) UStG).

Conditions of participation

All offers of events are based on the General Terms and Conditions (GTC) and subject to acceptance of our declaration of consent for the use of personal data.
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Discounts

From the third booking of a company / university / college for the same GDCh advanced training course, a discount of 10% is granted on the respective participation fee (participants 1 and 2 pay the full fee, participant 3 only pays 90%, participant 4 only pays 90% % (...)).

Please notice that

     

  • You CANNOT register online to take advantage of the discount. Send us your written registration - if you like, an email to fb@gdch.de - stating the participants who have already registered for your company!
  • in the case of subsequent partial cancellations - in addition to the cancellation fees - the above-mentioned discount is withdrawn and the difference of 10% is subsequently invoiced.

GDCh funding measures for advanced training courses

The GDCh supports participation in the GDCh advanced training program annually by awarding sponsorship and free places. For young chemists, additional funding measures are offered for special events.

Financial resources are only available to a limited extent for sponsorship and free places. Applications will be processed in the order they are received. There is no legal entitlement to any of the funding measures mentioned.
The complete application documents must be submitted by the registration deadline so that they can be processed. The GDCh headquarters reserves the right to request additional required information from the applicant.

The applications must be submitted by email together with the relevant certificates to:

German Chemical Society eV
Advanced training
Email: fb@gdch.de

Further information on the GDCh funding measures can also be obtained from the contact details mentioned.


1. Funding places

The groups of people named below can apply for funding to participate in GDCh advanced training events. The support consists in the assumption of 80% of the respective course fee. Travel and subsistence expenses are not covered.

The following criteria apply to the granting of a funding place:

1.1 The number of funding places is limited, a final confirmation can only be made ten days before the start of the event.

1.2 Can apply for funding positions:

     

  • Students doing their thesis and doctoral candidates in chemical subjects from universities
  • PhDs in chemical departments from universities, provided they are employed at the university on a temporary basis.
  • Subject librarians in chemistry at university libraries
  • Teachers at pedagogical universities specializing in chemistry, provided they are employed at the university for a limited period
  • Laboratory technicians, CTAs and chemical technicians, insofar as they are employed on a temporary basis
  • Jobless chemists

1.3 The following must be attached to the funding application:

for university members and subject specialists

     

  • Informal justification of the necessity of participation in the training event by the supervisor
  • Statement by the line manager as to the context in which the training course is related to the field of work
  • Justification by the line manager that the knowledge has to be acquired in an external training event
  • Confirmation by the supervisor that the costs cannot be covered by the university or college
  • Proof of temporary employment

Please note that the funding application must be made on business paper.

for jobless chemists

     

  • Informal justification of the need to participate in the advanced training event
  • Indication of the context in which the training course is related to the field of work
  • Current certificate from the Employment Agency

2. Free places for unemployed GDCh members

Vacant GDCh members can apply for free places to participate in GDCh advanced training events. The support consists in the complete assumption of the respective course fee and travel costs (2nd class train journey).

Applications for free places can initially be submitted informally.

Applicants will then receive a questionnaire to record the required personal information and to check whether the requirements for a financial contribution are met.

If the free space application is not approved, it is possible to apply for a funding space (see point 1).

3. Funding measures for young chemists

The GDCh supports young chemists with a series of courses specially initiated for this group of people.
Young chemists can apply for a grant of 80% of the respective course fee for these courses. Travel and subsistence expenses are not covered.

The following criteria apply to the granting of a grant:

3.1 Can apply for a grant of 80% of the respective course fees:

- Students during their thesis
- PhD students in chemical subjects from universities

3.2 Procedure for applying for a grant:

If you belong to one of the groups of people named under point 3.1 at the time of submitting the application, please form the "Registration / Application" form for a grant and send it to us by post, fax or email.

     

  • The "Registration / Application" for a grant to participate in a Young Chemists course see www.gdch.de/jc.
  • Add to that form should be a formless confirmation of your working group leader on business paper in stating that means you currently belong to one of the cited in 3.1 persons.
  • If your grant application is approved, your registration will be binding and you will be automatically booked.

We ask for your understanding that

     

  • the documents must be available to us by the registration deadline. After the registration deadline, it is no longer possible to apply for a grant.
  • the applications are processed in the order in which they are received and the number of participants is limited. You should therefore secure your participation in good time.

If your grant application is rejected, you will be informed as soon as possible. Then you have the opportunity to register for the event as a full-paying person.

Funding measures as a pdf download

Cooperations

 

European Chemical Sciences

EuChMS members can attend GDCh training courses at the reduced fees of GDCh members. You can register directly with the GDCh.

 

Swiss Chemical Society

GDCh and SCG members can use the courses offered by the other company at the advantageous membership fees. The registration takes place directly with the respective company.

 

Mining, Chemistry and Energy Industrial Union

GDCh and IG BCE members can use the courses offered by the other company at the advantageous membership fees. The registration takes place directly with the respective company.

 

The education academy of the BDG - Professional Association of German Geoscientists eV

GDCh and BA / BDG members can use the courses offered by the other society at the advantageous membership fees. The registration takes place directly with the respective company.

 

German University Association

GDCh and DHV members can use the courses offered by the other company at the advantageous membership fees. The registration takes place directly with the respective company.

Information and registration

Information on the program and registration is available from the individual companies:

German Chemical Society eV (GDCh)
Tel .: +49 69 7917-291 / -364
Email: fb@gdch.de
www.gdch.de/fortbildung

Swiss Chemical Society (SCG)
Secretariat SCG / DAS
Email: infodas@eawag.ch
www.kurse.scg.ch

Mining, Chemistry and Energy Industrial Union (IG BCE)
www.igbce.de/themen/bildung

BDG - Bildungsakademie eV
Email: info@die-ba-bdg.de
www.die-ba-bdg.de

DHV - German University Association
Email: josten@hochschulverband.de
www.karriere-und-berendung.de

Overview of the funding of GDCh courses

As the GDCh, we would like to show you some ways of receiving funding for our GDCh advanced training courses.

Here you get the GDCh overview.

Which promotion suits you? The following websites provide information about funding for further education:

Funding database for federal, state and European Union funding programs

continuing Professional Education

Continuing education guide

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T: +49 69 7917-291 / -364
fb@gdch.de

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