Welcome to Georg-Forster-Haus, the international guesthouse of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. Our international guest house has comfortable accommodation for scholars and researchers from many countries who want to spend a period of research in Halle and is at the same time a place for intercultural and scientific exchange. These pages are meant to familiarize you with Georg-Forster-Haus and its rooms, and the events that are staged here.
Who was Georg Forster (1754-1794)?
This scientist, circumnavigator, essayist, travel writer and democrat gathered experiences in many countries which made him one of Germany’s most eminent polymaths and writers in the period of late Enlightenment. More information on Georg Forster and his work is available from Georg-Forster-Gesellschaft.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Closed for holidays 2022/2023
September 19 – October 17 December 22 – January 5, 2023
Arrivals and departures are not possible during these periods.
Rules for the Guest House:
All documents have to be sent by e-mail before arrival.
Quarantine is not possible in our guest house.
Information on risk areas:
Robert Koch Institute
Referentin International Office Head of IBZ management
Phone: +49 345 55 28350
Consultation hours daily from 8 am to 10 am and by arrangement.