Various events take place at the AIP, virtually and, if the current situation permits, live on the Babelsberg campus or at its historic site on Potsdam's Telegrafenberg.
Science Year 2023 - Our Universe
The motto of the Science Year 2023 is "Our Universe" and the AIP is participating in a variety of events and formats. You can find more information about these events on page Science Year 2023.
Babelsberg Starry Nights
Our popular lecture series is currently taking place online. Usually on the third Thursday of each month, a new lecture by an AIP scientist is broadcast on the YouTube channel Urknall, Weltall und das Leben from 6 p.m.. The dates, speakers and topics as well as links to the previously published lectures can be found on this website (German):
This link can also be found in our flyer, the dates are also entered in the AIP Calendar.
Please note: all the talks are given in German.
Girls' Day / Zukunftstag Brandenburg
The Girls' Day and the Zukunftstag Brandenburg for school students take place on 27 April this year. More information is available at the page Information for schools, all spots for the programme at AIP via https://www.girls-day.de and https://zukunftstagbrandenburg.de are already booked.
Long Night of the Sciences and Potsdam Science Day
The AIP is represented with a booth and lectures at the Potsdam Science Day – this year on 6 May 2023 – and opens the Great Refractor and the Einstein Tower for the Berlin-Potsdam Long Night of the Sciences next time again on 17 June 2023.
Leibniz "Book a Scientist"
AIP scientists regularly take part in the (virtual) Leibniz Association event series "Book a Scientist". People interested in science can book an exclusive virtual talk on the scientists' respective research topics, from planets around other stars to black holes and galaxies. More information about the next event can be found on the website of the Leibniz association (in German): https://www.leibniz-gemeinschaft.de/bookascientist.
Observation evenings at the Great Refractor
Normally, the Great Refractor on Telegrafenberg can be experienced in action during winter: Visitors get to look at the stars through the historical telescope during our observation evenings. The dates will be announced well in advance.
Currently there are no observation evenings planned.