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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Revisiting the “Time of Your Life”

Samstag, 19. November 2016 | 

The 2016 Alumni Meeting from 8 to 10 July featured a wide range of lectures, guided tours, and festivities focusing on the university. For many alumni, returning to their university meant looking back on and reminiscing about their studies – the “time of their lives.”

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A Profile of the Extended Board of Directors

Samstag, 19. November 2016 | 

The General Assembly of Alumni Freiburg e.V. elected a new Extended Board of Directors on 8 July 2016. The new board includes members of the Rectorate, presidents of the regional alumni clubs, and representatives of the faculties and the institutionalized alumni organizations. Alumni’aktuell introduces the new board members.

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Alumni Meeting 2016 – Where Nostalgia Meets Cutting-Edge Research

Freitag, 1. Juli 2016 | 

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If you get nostalgic thinking back on summers in Freiburg during your studies, then we have good news for you: At the Alumni Meeting 2016 from 8 to 10 July, you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in your nostalgia and learn about current research at the same time! What has changed at the university? What does Freiburg look like nowadays? What are all your old friends up to? Find out at the Alumni Meeting 2016!

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Club President Marie Claudine Zangna on Her Experiences Studying in Freiburg

Freitag, 1. Juli 2016 | 

Marie Claudine Zangna

Marie Claudine Zangna earned her higher education entrance qualification at the Deutsch-Französisches Gymnasium in Freiburg in 1979, before going on to study pharmacy at the University of Freiburg. Today she is president of the University of Freiburg alumni club in Cameroon. Alumni’aktuell spoke with her about her experiences studying in Germany and the goals of the Cameroon Alumni Club.

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How Is Astrid Fritz Doing?

Freitag, 1. Juli 2016 | 

Astrid Fritz

Astrid Fritz studied Romance studies and German studies at the University of Freiburg from 1980–1987. Today she uses her charm, wit, and knowledge to whisk readers off to bygone days in her historical novels, many of which are set in Freiburg. The author has succeeded time and again over the years in arousing readers’ interest in history with her gripping tales. Her path to authorship began with a Freiburg city guide. Alumni’aktuell asked the well-known author about her bond with Freiburg.
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2016 International Alumni Meeting

Freitag, 6. Mai 2016 | 

It’s that time of year again! From 8 to 10 July 2016, the University of Freiburg invites all former students to meet up with old friends, exchange experiences, and breathe in the atmosphere of the lecture hall again at the Alumni Meeting. Rector Professor Schiewer will introduce the alumni to the new University Library, and former international students can take advantage of their stay in Freiburg to reactivate their language skills in the Language Teaching Centre’s “Brush Up On Your German” course from 11 to 16 July. weiter…

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What is Jackson Janes doing?

Freitag, 6. Mai 2016 | 

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Dr. Jackson Janes, an alumni of Albert-Ludwig’s Freiburg University, heads the American think-tank “American Institute for Contemporary German Studies” (AICGS), which recently celebrated its 30th year. Alumni-News spoke with Dr. Janes about his studies in Freiburg, his work on the transatlantic relationship, and opportunities for studying in Germany. weiter…

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Hoisting the Flag in North America

Freitag, 6. Mai 2016 | 

Rektor Schiewer, Katrin Kempiners, Jeffrey Himmel, Markus Lemmens und Professor Gehrke in New York. (Foto: Alumni Freiburg)

The University of Freiburg and Eucor – The European Campus are pressing on with their internationalization efforts: Dr. Markus Lemmens began his duties as head of the North American Liaison Office on January 1st. The goal is to use the office in New York as a base for positioning the University of Freiburg and Eucor in the USA and Canada in the long term. The institutions hope that support from alumni and successful fundraising campaigns will lead to measurable results that also make an impact at home.

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Rector Professor Schiewer Presents Rectorate’s Plans for 2016

Freitag, 6. Mai 2016 | 

On 14 January, the University of Freiburg’s three inter-faculty promotional organizations – Alumni Freiburg e.V., the Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Freiburg im Breisgau, and the Verband der Freunde der Universität Freiburg im Breisgau e.V. – invited the interested public to the rector’s traditional new year’s address. Rector Professor Hans-Jochen Schiewer used the occasion to give an outlook on the year 2016. weiter…

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