University of Freiburg March for Science: 2500 Demonstrate for the Freedom of Science

Donnerstag, 27. April 2017 | 

March for Science Logo (Foto: March for Sciene Germany)

Director Professor Schiewer and the University Senate called upon scientists, students, alumni, members, and friends of the university and other research institutions in the region to take part in the “March for Science” on 22 April. More than 2500 people, including many alumni, responded to the invitation and participated in the march, making the Freiburg demonstration the largest in Baden-Württemberg.

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Whatever happened to… Johannes Minuth?

Donnerstag, 27. April 2017 | 

Puppenspieler Dr. Johannes Minuth (Foto: Johannes Minuth)

Dr. Johannes Minuth studied German and geography at the University of Freiburg from 1980 to 1995 and earned a PhD in German studies. Instead of going on to become a teacher, he founded the puppet theater “Freiburger Puppenbühne” – an institution that enjoys success well beyond the borders of the region and brings pleasure to an audience of children and adults alike with its great passion and spirit.
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Alumni Freiburg e.V. Supports Student Scholarship Project for Malawi

Donnerstag, 27. April 2017 | 

Alltag in einer öffentlichen Schule (Foto: Privat)

The purpose of the project “Duwa-lofunga” is to organize and fund scholarships for school students in Malawi, a republic in southeast Africa. Alumni Freiburg e.V. made a donation to the project, which was initiated by the young medical student Philipp Müller as a means of enabling more students to receive a good school education. Müller expresses his thanks for the donation and reports on the project in the following letter.
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Alumni Freiburg e.V. Supports Student Debate Tournament in Freiburg

Donnerstag, 27. April 2017 | 

Das Finale des Schwarzwald-Cups 2016 (Foto: Galón)

The “Black Forest Cup” debate tournament was held in Freiburg on 5–6 November. It brought together 60 debaters from across Germany to lock horns in a display of rhetorical skill. The tournament received financial support from Alumni Freiburg e.V. weiter…

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The Rector’s Christmas Message

Freitag, 23. Dezember 2016 | 

Rector Professor Hans-Jochen Schiewer reviews the passing year 2016 and wishes a merry Christmas to our Alumni all over the world. Here is a video of the rector’s Christmas message and a copy of the full text in English: weiter…

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Contribute to “Nightline” – an initiative to help students in waking nights

Freitag, 23. Dezember 2016 | 

Exam stress, research paper deadlines, lovesickness, difficulty finding a place to live, and a tight student budget – these are worries that can give Freiburg students sleepless nights. But thankfully there’s a place for them to turn to: the “Nightline,” an anonymous telephone and email helpline staffed by students trained in active listening. weiter…

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New! The alumni email address

Freitag, 23. Dezember 2016 | 

Alumni Freiburg e.V. is now offering a further service to its members: an alumni email address. The idea is to improve contact with former students.  weiter…

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Back to the roots, back to Freiburg in the 1930s

Freitag, 23. Dezember 2016 | 

This November Professor Rita Thakur travelled all the way from California to Freiburg in order to visit the city where her father once studied. Together with the Alumni Office she looked for traces of the 1930s and her father’s years in Freiburg. weiter…

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First ever “Alumni-Stammtisch” held in the UK – Inauguration of Alumni Chapter London

Montag, 21. November 2016 | 

Alumni Ambassador Daniel Celentano welcoming attendees to the first "Alumni-Stammtisch" in the UK.

More than 25 alumnae and alumni gathered for the inauguration of the London Alumni Chapter of Alumni Freiburg at London’s South Kensington Club on Friday evening, 11 November.  A number of attendees brought friends and spouses to provide them a further glimpse into how much Freiburg means to each of us and to join in the fun.

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At the Alumni Meeting 2016

Samstag, 19. November 2016 | 

Rector Schiewer welcomed numerous former students from around the world back to their university for the Alumni Meeting 2016. He invited donors and club presidents to his office to meet and discuss with them personally. The alumni talked about their time studying at the University of Freiburg and explained why they remain involved at their university today.

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