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.
Information on risk areas:
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Information page of the City Halle
Please note the current ban on entry and travel from virus variant areas and the associated exceptions.
Closed for holidays
from 23rd of December 2021 to 9th of January 2022.
During that time our office will be closed.
Check-In and Check-Out are not possible.
Referentin International Office Head of IBZ management
Phone: +49 345 55 28350
Consultation hours daily from 8am to 10 am and by arrangement.