LISA: Lower Saxony International Summer Academy

LISA: Lower Saxony International Summer Academy

The Lower Saxony International Summer Academy is a short-term course on current topics of immunology research and experimental techniques. The successful LISA program is now in its seventh year with over 250 alumni and selects highly-qualified bachelor and master students in the life sciences who demonstrate a strong interest in immunology. The program consists of one week of lectures given by scientists from the MHH, HZI, and Twincore, followed by at least one (and up to three) week-long rotations in campus laboratories where participants have the opportunity to apply their new knowledge of immunology. The program is supplemented by "State of the Art" knowledge presented by renowned researchers from prestigious institutions.

I take part in LISA because... our Master Programme, they don't offer a lot of immunology courses. During an internship, I got interested and curious about immunology.

(Melina Ioannidis, Germany)

...since I'm a student, I need to see every aspect of research by myself to be sure, what I want in the future. As I'm interested in immunology and I know, that Hannover HBRS is one of the best, I decided to apply for LISA.

(Irakli Tskhakaia, Georgia)

...I like the balance is has for an immunologist als well as for a general scientist. And also it enables me not only to learn theory, but also get a practical experience through lab-rotations.

(Angela Aringo, Kenya)

... I think LISA is a great opportunity to meet different people, share ideas and to improve my laboratory skills.

(Carolina Pacini, Brazil)

Programme 12-26 August 2018

Things to do in Hannover...

Appreciate Hannovers green spots: Eilenriede, Maschsee…
Saturday morning: visit the flea market am “Hohen Ufer” and view the “Nana” sculptures.
Nightlife: Enjoy the night in one of the many bars and clubs with music styles from mainstream to underground.

Not far from Hannover...

Berlin: Germany’s capital, only a 1.5 hour train ride away
Celle: Picturesque old town centre with over 400 timber-framed houses
Hamburg: The biggest port in Germany
Bremen: Statue of the „Town Musicians of Bremen“ from the Grimm fairytale
Hameln: „Pied Piper of Hamelin“ - one of Germany’s most famous legends