Tips for the upcoming week
11 – 17 May 2017

Thursday, 11 May: Music to fall in love (music in Russian language) The protagonist is the Express-Band. They can be very versatile: you can hear them playing jazz music, chamber orchestra, or you can see them performing with singers or with dancers. The founder and leader of the band is Alexander Hofmann, a talented composer, director, musician and scriptwriter. The band has already performed in many occasions and they often accompany the Music theater Expression. This time the concert will be in Russian language…aren´t you curious? Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: €10, reduced tickets €8; How to get there: Theaterhaus Rudi, […]

„Fischbrötchen“, hiking and the seaside!

Saturday, the 29 April, it was finally time for our big excursion to the seaside. Because of the long way we had to meet early. Really early. The bus was supposed to leave at 5.30 a.m. but it was 6 until everybody was ready to take off. It was taking only ten minutes until nearly everybody was asleep, some of us didn’t sleep at all in the night before. At around 12 noon we arrived at our youth hostel. It was beautifully situated right next to the beach so everybody was joking about going for a swim. But first of […]

Tips for the upcoming week
4 May – 10 May 2017

  Thursday, 4 May: Cello Duello (concert) The cellists Jens Peter Maintz and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt will delight you with their musical talent. Their full program consists of music from J. Haydn, S.N. Eichberg, A.-F. Servais, D. Popper and N. Paganini. The press praises Cello Duello as “artistic pleasure”, so don’t miss the chance to hear them live and enjoy an incredible concert! Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: tickets available from €15 to €35; How to get there: Schloss Albrechtsberg, Kronensaal, Bautzner Straße 130, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 11 “Elbschlösser” stop. More information:   Friday, 5 May: Open Workshop (children activity) […]

A warm welcome for the newcomers…despite the cold weather!

  On Thursday, 20 April, our traditional welcoming bus tour has taken place, followed by our regular’s table. International researchers from many countries have joined us, we were a beautiful group! Thanks to our guide, Günter Kieb, we have found out many interesting things about the university and the city of Dresden. Not only historical facts but also personal experiences and impressions have enriched the tour and made it even more enjoyable. Since the beginning, a friendly atmosphere has linked our international guests. Curiosity about Dresden and the other participants: everyone has told something about his/her origin and studies, the […]

Tips for the upcoming week
27 April – 3 May 2017

  Thursday, 27 April: 2001 – A Space Odyssey (Original with subtitles) Kino im Kasten offers the possibility to watch one of the films that really has to be seen! The epic science-fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, the story of a voyage to Jupiter with the sentient computer Hal that hides much deeper reflections on the human evolution. Images of this incredible space flight and soundtracks will bring you in another dimension. A must if you still haven’t seen it and a good chance to re-watch it if you already have! Beginning: 8.30 p.m.; Admission: €4, reduced […]

Tips for the upcoming week
20 April – 26 April 2017

Thursday, 20 April: Dancetea with Sugar (party) DJ Spanky (Club Zooma / MLR Crew) & Friends offer you an All-Inclusive-Paket: all the music that you need, from indie to Rock’n Roll with 60s and 70s sounds. The perfect evening for all those who want to move their body, dance like crazy and have fun! Don´t need to wait until the weekend for a great party, you will surely appreciate the music and get involved by the rythm! Beginning: 11 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: The Groove Station, Katharinenstrasse 11-13, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 7,8 “Louisenstrasse” or 13 “Görlitzer Strasse […]

Tips for the upcoming week
13 April – 19 April 2017

  Thursday, 13 April: Opening Gala (orchestra and ballet) More than 100 artists are coming for a special Gala. The program includes many different music styles from the various repertoire of the Opera: from the grand master of the golden and silver era of the Operetta in Vienna, Berlin and Budapest to the musical classics of London and New York.  The direction of Christian Garbosnik will entertain you with delightful melodies and the ballets will enchant you. With the participation of Axel Köhler and Jannik Harniet you are invited to celebrate this festival of music. Beginning: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: tickets […]

Tips for the upcoming week
6 April – 12 April

Thursday, 6 April: Find Your Pension (information event) As internationally mobile researchers you might have already wondered on what will happen when you retire and what pension benefits you can expect. Or you want to know what the differences between the statutory (DRV) and supplementary (VBL) pension scheme are. We have invited experts from both organizations who will explain how to claim your pension on retirement and if you’re entitled to collect it when leaving the country. Beginning:  4 p.m.; End at roughly 7 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: IFW lecture hall, Helmholtzstraße 20, 01069 Dresden; Tram 3 […]

Tips for the upcoming week
30 March – 5 April 2017

Thursday, 30 March: Folks Passage (Music) You like Folk music? Take part to the Folk Session! If you have your own instrument bring it with you and join the group – and if you don’t, just go to hear some extemporary music and have fun. This promises to be a wonderful evening with lots of music and fun! Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Leutewitzer Ring 5, 01169 Dresden, TRAM 2, 6, 7 ‘Amalie-Dietrich-Platz’ stop. More information:   Friday, 31 March: At the river. On cultures of arrival (variety of art forms) In a time when […]

Tips for the upcoming week
23 – 29 March 2017

Thursday, 23 March: Easter in Dresden (Exhibition for the whole family) The Messe Dresden invites you to immerge yourself in the Easter atmosphere from 23 to 26 March 2017! A rich variety of topics from gardening and  craftsmanship to  family activities and leisure time and – for sure- a spring market with around 350 exhibitors will make you experience a real spring atmosphere, no matter how the weather outside looks like. At the same time you can enjoy the „International Orchids World” – one of the most famous orchids exhibition in Europe. Opening Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Admission: […]