Useful Information when moving to Berlin

Are you a new postdoctoral researcher and plan to move to Berlin?
Here, we provide a helpful list for you, our  Welcome Package

The information provided covers things to do before you arrive (visa, health insurance, accommodation), things to do on arrival (registration, taxes, bank account), and after you arrive (housing, utilities, insurances, childcare, language courses, transport).

We look forward to welcoming you to Berlin and seeing you at the next PostDoc event!


Contact persons:
Many problems can be solved if you know the right contact persons.

  • If you have questions about good scientific practice, observe scientific misconduct or have problems with your supervisor, you can turn to the ombudspersons in confidence (see below)
  • If conflicts of any kind arise that you cannot resolve yourself or if you have questions about employment contracts, the works council is also a point of contact for you.(You will find the works council in the FMP-Intranet)


Dmytro Puchkov

Room: C81 / A 2.26
Tel.: 94793 - 260
Email Dmytro

Claudia Rutz

Room: C81 / A 2.10
Tel.: 94793 - 259
Email Claudia

If serious problems turn up during your working time here at the institute you can contact Dmytro Puchkov or Claudia Rutz. They are our Ombudspersons, kind of a mediator or trusted third party, who will try to help.

Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FMP)
Campus Berlin-Buch
Robert-Roessle-Str. 10
13125 Berlin, Germany
+4930 94793 - 100 
+4930 94793 - 109 (Fax)

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