3 spots left for Wine Tasting this Saturday & Registration now open for ‘Exploring Leipzig’ excursion!

Photo: Heribert Pohl
Photo: Heribert Pohl

3 spots left for Hike & Wine Tasting at Pillnitz Royal Vinyard this Saturday!

Last chance to join us for our wine tasting next Saturday! We have 3 spots left! The weather forecast looks promising, so please late-register and pay by Wednesday if you would like to come along!
Just to remind you what it’s all about: A beginners’ level hike through the hilly countryside, passing some great viewpoints above the valley of the river Elbe, with a look into wine-growing traditions at Pillnitz Royal Vinyard and, finally, a well-deserved wine tasting with a fantastic view.
Day: Saturday, 11 October 2014
Time: to be announced (circa 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Meeting Point: Schillerplatz
Costs: 8 Euro (excl. public transport)

Registration for our Leipzig excursion is now open!

Come along to the beautiful city of Leipzig in early December! Leipzig’s colorful past and lively present can be sensed everywhere in the city. On a daytrip we will get to know some of these special spots. Leipzig was the starting point for the events that led to the Peaceful Revolution of 1989 which ended in the re-unification of Germany. We will visit the original locations of this event during a guided city tour. A visit at the city museum will give us more insight into the ancient days of Leipzig. Afterwards a tour at Leipzig’s Forum of Contemporary History affords a broader look at events of the recent past as it offers an unforgettable presentation on the history of the Soviet Occupied Zone, the German Democratic Republic and the historic developments since 1989. After our tour we can decide to take a later train to visit the beautiful Christmas market of Leipzig.

Day: Saturday, 6 December 2014
Time: 8.50 a.m.
Costs: 10 Euro
Meeting Point:  Dresden Main station, in the main hall

Please register by Thursday, 20 November 2014 via e-mail to: young.researchers@mailbox.tu-dresden.de, stating your name, e-mail address and matriculation number or supervisor’s name.
Due to DAAD co-funding, only PhD students and PostDocs can take part in this excursion.
You may pay the fee until Thursday, 20 November 2014 during opening hours in the Welcome Center (Tue, Wed, Thu 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wed 1 to 3 p.m., Nürnberger Str. 31a, 01187 Dresden).

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