Prof. Dr. Jens Gutzmer (PhD ZA)
Phone: +49 351 260 - 4400

PD Dr. Simone Raatz
Administrative Manager
Phone: +49 351 260 - 4747

Anne-Kristin Jentzsch
Press Officer
Phone: +49 351 260 - 4429

Vanessa Weitzel
Phone: +49 351 260 - 4404



In addition to our own HIF events, the institute participates in various fairs or conferences throughout the year - a good opportunity for you to discuss latest research developments or career oppurtunities at HIF with our experts. Join us!


Foto: Flyer for the 18th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology ©Copyright: HZDR/HIF

Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology, 11-15 December

The 18th Freiberg Short Course in Economic Geology will be held at the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology from the 11th until the 15th of December with the focus on predictive geometallurgy. The block course consists of a series of lectures that are accompanied by practical exercises.
Foto: Karrieremesse ORTE 11. Januar 2024 Querformat ©Copyright: Career Center Club Freiberg

Career Fair ORTE on January 11 in Freiberg

On January 11, from 10 am to 3 pm, the career fair ORTE will again take place in the Ulrich-Rülein-von Calw Sports Hall in Freiberg. Here, students, alumni and other interested persons can talk to company representatives, browse the job wall for suitable jobs and take advantage of application advice. The HIF will inform about its career opportunities at its own booth.
Foto: GOOD Meeting ©Copyright: HZDR/HIF

8th GOOD Meeting 2024 from 17th – 18th March 2024 in Freiberg

We cordially invite young researchers in economic geology to the 8th GOOD (Geology of ore deposits) Meeting at the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Ressource Technology (HIF). The meeting aims to connect young professionals working in Germany, including Bachelor, Master, and PhD students, as well as early career postdocs. It will provide an informal opportunity for participants to discuss their research and ideas with others working on similar topics.

Past Events

Foto: Conference "Building Bridges for the Next Generations" ©Copyright: Congressa

Trinational Science Conference - "Building Bridges for the next Generations" at the International Congress Cen­ter Dresden

On behalf of the Free State of Saxony, the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) is organizing the science conference "Building Bridges for the Next Generations" on May 16 and 17, 2023. The conference will present the excellent research in Central and Eastern Europe, especially Saxony, Poland and the Czech Republic, thus positioning the region as an important science and technology location. Registrations are still possible.
Foto: HIF is an exhibitor at PDAC 2023. ©Copyright: PDAC

PDAC Convention 5. - 8. March 2023

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community. With o­ver 7,200 members around the world, PDAC’s work centres on supporting a competitive, responsible mineral sector. PDAC is known worldwide for...