Version Control with Git



Benjamin Wolff (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt)


The workshop provides a solid introduction into the practical usage of the version control system Git in combination with the collaboration platform GitLab.


This workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to version control
  • Git setup
  • Basic local Git workflow
  • Branching and merging
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Collaboration with others using GitLab


  • This is an introductory course, no previous knowledge is required.
  • Participants require a computer equipped with a recent Git command line client, a modern Web browser, and a text editor. We will provide more detailed setup information before the workshop.


Please register using the register button below. You do not need to set up an Indico account to register. The registration opens about 2-3 weeks before the workshop.

The registration is preliminary to allow a fair distribution of the workshop seats across the Helmholtz centers. You will be notified regarding your registration status about one week before the workshop.

Organized by

Tobias Schlauch