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Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. for every 1st & 3rd Monday of each month (except public holidays)

Weekly Consultation Session (No Booking Required):
1st & 3rd Monday of each month, 4 - 7 p.m.
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon or by appointment at least 1 day in advance  

***For consultation about PhD and research in Germany, please schedule an appointment via email with us. 

Email:  daadhk@hkbu.edu.hk
Tel:  (852) 3411 5326 / (852) 3411 2142
Fax:  (852) 3411 2749 
Address:

Room 1126, 11/F, 
Academic & Administration Building,
Hong Kong Baptist University,
Kowloon Tong,
Hong Kong

(Minibus 25M or 25MS at Kowloon Tong MTR station Exit B or D, get off at Carpark / 停車場)

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This Information Centre was set up by the non-profit-making Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) in Bonn, Germany in 2001 and is one of the 50+ information centres in the world. The centre is the only official organization representing all German universities in Hong Kong. We have the following major tasks: 

  1. Scholarship for the Best
    Supporting students and researchers in Germany and abroad who have demonstrated outstanding academic merit and wish to assume responsibility;
  2. Structures for Internationalization
    creating university structures which promote international qualification, mobility and dialogue, and thereby improve the quality of research and instruction; 
  3. Expertise for Academic Collaboration
    making our expertise in educational cultures and academic systems available in order to facilitate collaboration between academics and institutions.

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation.

The Goethe-Institut Hongkong is looking for IT-Support/Digital Services Assistant

with commencing date on 01.06.2019.

Key responsibilities:

  • Setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues
  • Troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software problems (PC, Notebook, Tablet, Printer, Scanner)
  • Providing technical support for other stand-alone devices (Interactive Panel, PC, iPad, Projector)
  • Server maintenance (switches, LAN, WLAN-Access Points, Firewall, MPLS and DSL) according to the guideline of our head office
  • Providing supports for various digital projects
  • Providing professional support to the library network
  • Updating website of the Goethe-Institut Hongkong including picture and text
  • Following instructions to prepare event setup including exhibitions
  • Repairing /replacing parts as required
  • Assisting in managing the hardware and software inventory items and other related tasks

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent
  • 1-2 years working experience as Technical Support
  • Experience with different software (e.g. Cloud cc, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Experience in software and hardware installation and maintenance  
  • Good command of German, English and Cantonese

Terms of Appointments:

  • Fixed-term contract for 24 months with options for renewal
  • Start date: 01.06.2019

Deadline of Application: 15.05.2019

Applicants need to have a valid work permit for Hong Kong Please send us your profile via e-mail to ying.cui@goethe.de


Monthly Consultation Session at Goethe Institut Hong Kong

Our representatives will hold this counselling session on studying opportunities in Germany.

In the first part of the session, there will be a brief introduction about basic information and advice on studying in Germany for school leavers, which will be followed by a Q&A session as the second part.

Please feel free to join us to learn more about study opportunity in Germany and chat with our colleagues!

Date: 19 February 2019
Starting Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Venue: Library, GOETHE-INSTITUT HONGKONG, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2, Harbour Road, Wanchai

More events will be coming up soon. Stay tuned!