The guest science programme....

... at the Biological Station Helgoland

Our Goals

Guest science team endeavours to to support external scientists and university courses in their work at the Biological Station Helgoland. We aim to network our guests with AWI-BAH staff to maximize the benefits derived from their research and to facilitate national and international science and education co-operations.

Accomodation on Helgoland

The AWI operates three guest houses for course participants (Mielck House) and guest scientists (Hagmeier Haus and Kaserne). We recommend you plan and book your stay on Helgoland early, as there is usually considerable demand for all of our guest houses. To book accommodation please contact Ms Kathrin Böhmer ( or Ms Renate Beißner (Renate More info


University courses

Course supervisors are kindly asked to fill in the registration form (doc, pdf) to book our course facilities and send the completed forms to the guest science co-ordinator Dr. Alexandra Kraberg


Guest scientists

Individual guest scientists are asked to complete their registration form (doc, pdf), including a description of your planned project with all logistics needs send the completed forms to the guest science co-ordinator Dr. Alexandra Kraberg

Health and Safety

Access to the rocky shore

Special safety precautions need to be taken when accessing the rocky shores around Helgoland. Every Course leader and guest scientist has to sign a declaration, confirming they know the safety rules. The completed form should be handed in to the admin office tor Ms Renate Beißner or Ms Kathrin Böhmer. Please also fill in the required form describing details of your find.

Munition finds

A lot of ammunition from World War II can still occasionally be found in the sub- and intertidal zone around Helgoland. If you find objects that you think might be ammunition please notify our admin office immediately (Ms Renate Beißner or Ms Kathrin Böhmer).