As a student or doctoral candidate at SICSS, you will benefit from an extensive scientific network and have access to libraries, computer centres, the Career Center, and other Universität Hamburg institutions and services.
THe SICSS is the graduate school of the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability. It ensures our students access to a network of scientific institutions in and around Hamburg such as the Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Helmholtz Center for Coastal Research and others.
Throughout your studies, you will mainly use the Library and Information Services for Earth System Sciences. This is run jointly by the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) at Universität Hamburg. The Library for Earth System Sciences is located in the same building as the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology.
On the main campus, you will find the University main library, the Carl von Ossietzky State and University Library Hamburg (Stabi).
German Climate Computing Center
The German Climate Computing Center (Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum, DKRZ) is the main service center for German climate and Earth system research. Its high-performance computers, data storage, and services form the main research infrastructure for simulation-based climate science in Germany.
Advanced MSc ICSS students and doctoral candidates at SICSS enjoy have access to DKRZ's services through their supervisors, if required.
PIASTA's International program for students and alumni at Universität Hamburg
PIASTA fosters internationalization at Universität Hamburg, intercultural exchange, and cooperative learning. The intercultural team organizes orientation and cultural events and seminars and workshops. It also provides information and advice.
Center for Academic Advising and Psychological Counseling
The Center for Academic Advising and Psychological Counseling is also part of the Campus Center at Universität Hamburg. Staff provides comprehensive advising and counseling services on all matters related to your studies. They focus especially on mental health and psychological counseling.
Universität Hamburg's Career Center offersstudents and graduates for 2 years following graudation a wide-ranging career program.