View into the foyer of the University of Hannover during the GeoHannover 2012 (Photo: H.-Gerd Röhling)

Educational offerings

From the very beginning, DGGV has placed great emphasis on educational opportunities for its members. Thus, as early as 1849, conferences and excursions as well as monthly lecture events were the focus of the association’s activities – and this has remained so until today. Via DGGV’s website, members and users interested in geoscience can access information on the most diverse educational offers:


Every year in autumn, the DGGV holds its large annual conference at ever-changing locations. Further conferences on special topics are organized by the various DGGV sections and working groups.

Field trips

For many years, the DGGV has offered geoscientific field trips, guided by professional colleagues, which are suitable for both professionals and those interested in geoscience. Members of the DGGV receive a discount.


Through its website, DGGV offers an ever-expanding range of webinars on various geoscience topics.

Distinguished Lecturer Program

Series of lectures with selected speakers

External events

External events we consider interesting

Digital Learning

Courses & Events

DGGV sponsored courses (GK) and non-supported courses (NK), mainly for students.
Teaching and learning material

The System Earth

The series “The System Earth” is intended for all those interested in geoscience, but especially for teachers and learners at educational institutions. On these web pages, the DGGV provides teaching and learning material with explanatory videos, texts and illustrations for use in the classroom or for self-study. (Only in German)

Learn more

Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft – Geologische Vereinigung e. V. (DGGV)

Geschäftsstelle Berlin
Rhinstraße 84
12681 Berlin


Frau Lara Müller-Ruhe
Tel. 030-509 640 48