Sep 25 – 28, 2023
Landhaus Nordhelle, Meinerzhagen
Europe/Berlin timezone

The Active Training Course "Advanced Deep Learning" is hosted over 4 days at Landhaus Nordhelle by the community organization DIG-UM with support from the BMBF-funded ErUM-Data-Hub. The event serves the professional education of young scientists belonging to the ErUM Community.

The intensive course on Graph Neural Networks, Transformers, Normalizing Flows and Autoencoders will be held from Monday 25.9.23 to Thursday 28.9.23. The course includes a challenge to be worked out and presented by participant subgroups. The workshop is aimed at deep-learning enthusiasts from all ErUM communities (Research on Universe and Matter) who have prior knowledge of neural networks and applied basic concepts of deep learning. 

A fee of 300€ will be charged for participation in the course. The workshop fee includes the cost of the workshop, accommodation and catering. Registration closes September 11th, 2023 (18:00 CET).

Please take note of the current Corona measures linked here.

Read here about the first Active Training Course "Advanced Deep Learning" in November 2022.

Landhaus Nordhelle, Meinerzhagen
Zum Koppenkopf 3, 58540 Meinerzhagen


  • Graph Neural Networks (Dr. Jonas Glombitza)
  • Transformers & Model Diffusion (Dr. Ramon Winterhalder)
  • Normalizing Flows (Dr. Nicole Hartman)
  • Group Challenge



  • Theo Heimel 
  • Cyrus Walther
  • Martin Schneider



  • Prior knowledge of neural networks
  • You should also have programming expertise with Python and some knowledge of plotting with Matplotlib.


Important Info:

  • A fee of 300€ will be charged (includes the workshop, accommodation and full catering
  • Important information for participants of RWTH Aachen: RWTH members please contact your institute´s administration to pay the fee. The participation fee will be transferred for you via the institues.
  • At Landhaus Nordhelle there is a possibility to do sports, hiking and swimming in your spare time. Remember to bring suitable clothing. 
  • On 25.09. the ErUM-Data-Hub offers a shuttle service from the train station in Meinerzhagen. We will depart from the Meinerzhagen train station at 3pm, 4pm and 5pm. You can reserve a seat via Please note that seats per ride are limited!


This workshop is supported by:

  • ErUM-Data-Hub (BMBF)