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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. to provide information on Germany as an excellent study and
  2. research destination; 
  3. to offer consultation and support to students and researchers who would like to study as well as to do research in Germany;
  4. to promote cooperation in many areas such as academic exchanges for students and staff, research stays and interactions between Hong Kong & Macau higher education institutions with their counterparts in Germany.

Temporary Closure

 Our office will be closed on the coming Monday & Tuesday, 13th & 14th March, and out of office on 15th.

Public consultation service of the week will be cancelled. We will reopen on Thursday for regular hours.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

For any enquiry, please feel free to send an email to: daadhk@hkbu.edu.hk

本中心將於本星期一至星期三 (3月13至15日) 暫停開放,本星期的公開咨詢時間亦因而暫停,並將於星期四 (3月16日) 於辦公時間重新開放。

不便之處,敬請原諒。

如有需要,請電郵致 daadhk@hkbu.edu.hk。 


Job Vacancy

Library Assitance for circulation and technical services at Goethe-Institut Hongkong

The Goethe-Institut Hongkong has a vacancy for a Library Assistant for circulation and technical services (part-time 50%, local staff) at the Goethe-Library commencing on 1st April 2017.

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.

Key responsbilities:

  • Providing circulation services
  • Assiting customers and providing reference
  • Shelving of library materials
  • Book processing, Media displays and other promotional activies
  • Administrative tasks as assigned

Requirements:

  • Proficient levels in both spoken and written Cantonese and English
  • Knowledge of German (A2 leve)
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a small team
  • Working according to the library opening hours
  • Computer skills, MS Office
  • IT literacy skills
  • Willingness to learn Library Management Software Koha
  • Enjoy working in a knowledge environment and providing excellent customer service
  • Friendly and good communicator, punctual and with attention to details

Terms of Appointment: 20 hours per week, 1 year contract with option for renewal

Commencement date: 01.04.2017

Deadline of application: 12.03.2017

Application
Interested parties should submit an e-mail application with subject line "Job Application Library Assistant" and attach a letter of motiviation and a full resume to their email to:

Mrs. Michaela Bodesheim
Head of Library and Information Service
Goethe-Institut Hongkong
michaela.bodesheim@goethe.de


Upcoming Events

Study Abroad Fair -- Exhibition for Programmes in Europe, HKUST
Date & Time: 15-Mar-2017, 10:30 - 15:30
Venue: Area outside LT-J and K

Seminar on "Germany - Your Next Study Destination"
Date & Time: 15-Mar-2017, 16:30 - 17:30
Venue: Lecture Theatre G, HKUST

Macau PUI CHING International Education Fair
Date & Time: 19-Mar-2017, 13:00 - 17:00
Venue: PUI CHING Middle School, Macau

Seminar on "Germany - Your Next Study Destination"
Date & Time: 21-Mar-2017, 14:30 - 16:30
Venue: Room W301, West Block, Kowloong Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong

Seminar on "Germany - Your Next Study Destination"
Date & Time: 23-Mar-2017, 15:00 - 16:30
Venue: The Hang Seng Management College

Seminar on "Post-Graduate Studies in Germany"
Date & Time: 28-Mar-2017, 16:30 - 18:00
Venue: Room 405, 4/F Yasumoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

More events will be coming up soon. Stay tuned!