Get yourself out of bed tomorrow
International Peace Slam & Movie Premiere

  This is a special invitation for tomorrow, Saturday 11 a.m. – yes, in the morning ;) MEMORARE PACEM Association for Culture of Peace Dresden and TU Dresden Welcome Center invite you to an International Peace Slam and the premiere of the documentary DRESDEN REFUGE. This event is the closing event of the event series Frieden | Kultur | Stadt that takes place this week in Dresden. So, everybody, get yourself out of beds and come to meet and greet Goran, Congsi, Caterin, Siavash, Stefan and Himani – they are all prepared for a dazzling slam! Date & Time: Saturday, […]

I want to ride my bicycle…
Bicycling Training Course 1 – 4 November 2016

LEARNING HOW TO RIDE A BICYCLE (4 HALF-DAY WORKSHOP) + TOUR THE WEEKEND AFTERWARDS “There was never any more inception than there is now.” Walt Whitman once said. In case you always were eager to ride a bike but lacked both a bike and the skills your time has now come.  This workshop will be professionally handled and done in a protected training area together with a driving teacher, a paramedic and a bike for each of you to take home afterwards. As it takes more time for grown-ups to learn to balance properly, we are planning teaching sessions on […]

Crossing Bridges with Ikarus 55
Newcomer bustour 13 October 2016

The TUD Welcome Center staff organizes a Big Day Out for all international researchers. We will join you on a short campus tour on foot, then hop into an wonderful historic bus to discover the city and after that will come together at Wenzel Prager Bierstuben in Dresden-Neustadt for a gathering and nice dinner (self-paid). Take the chance to meet us and other international researchers and ask all your questions and to find new friends. Please register a.s.a.p.! Part 1: For new international PhD students, Postdocs and guest researchers who have arrived within the last 6 months “Crossing Bridges” with […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(28 July – 03 August 2016)

Thursday, 28 July 2016: Concert of the brass ensemble Eurobrass – Allianzchor The concert offers a great chance to listen to this ensemble. They will play all the classics of a brass ensemble and much more. So if you want to get out of your place tonight and experience something new, visit the Annen-Kirche. Beginning: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Annenkirche Dresden, Annenstraße, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 12 ‘Alfred-Althus-Straße’ or TRAM 1,2,4,8,9,10,11 ‘Postplatz’ stop. More information: www.kirche-dresden.de/cgi-bin/portal/event_search.pl?action=detailView&ev_id=69622&item=event Friday, 29 July 2016: romantic piano evening with Eugene Mursky Eugene Mursky was born in Tashkent, the capitol of Uzbekistan in the […]

Upcoming Science Slam and Exhibition from 2 July 2016
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DRESDEN-concept Science Slam *reloaded* It takes more than a torrential, apocalyptic thunderstorm to discourage the DRESDEN-concept scientists from slamming. 2 July at 6 p.m. the Open Air Science Slam *reloaded* will take place in the castle chapel of the Dresden Residence Castle (German: Dresdner Residenzschloss). The initial Science Slam on 23 May had to be aborted for security reasons due to severe weather over Dresden. Important information for all soccer fans: The slam will have scored all its science topics in time, well before the kick-off of the last 16 game of the European Soccer Championship. The entry is free […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(14 – 20 April 2016)

Thursday, 14 April 2016: Friends and Fellow –String Spring Festival (guitar concert) At the Dresden school of music, Carl Maria von Weber, it became a tradition to give this award to European artists. As the jury members are also well known musicians, they give an opening concert. Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €18/€12, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber, Wettiner Platz 13, 01067 Dresden. TRAM 1,6,10,44 and BUS 94 stop ‘Bahnhof Mitte’ or TRAM 1,44 and BUS 94 stop ‘Schweriner Straße’. More information: www.hfmdd.de/veranstaltungen/jazzrockpop/   Friday, 15 April 2016: Bürgerfest […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(7 – 13 April 2016)

Thursday, 07 April 2016: Habana Tradicional (Cuban concert) They bring the music of the Buena Vista Social club and the unique feeling of Cuba of the 1940s to Dresden. A concert of extremely talented artists which invites you to listen, relax dance and enjoy. Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €22/€16, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Kurländer Palais, Tzschirnerplatz 3, 01067 Dresden, TRAM 3,7 ‘Synagoge’ stop. More information: www.jazzclubtonne.de/programm/2016/04/07/habana-tradicional   Friday, 08 April 2016: Inaugural concert of Prof. Natalia Prischpenko (violin concert) Decorated with various awards, Prof. Prischpenko was the principal violinist of the famour artemis quartet. […]

Big day out for “newcomers” and “old hands”

The TUD Welcome Center staff organizes a Big Day Out for all international researchers. We will join you on a short campus tour on foot, then hop into an wonderful historic bus to discover the city and after that will come together at Wenzel Prager Bierstuben in Dresden-Neustadt for a gathering and nice dinner (self-paid). Take the chance to meet us and other international researchers and ask all your questions and to find new friends. Please register a.s.a.p.! Part 1: For new international PhD students, Postdocs and guest researchers who have arrived within the last 6 months “Crossing Bridges” with […]

The Return of the “The Scientific Crushers” – Join our team at the Dragon Boat Cup 2016 at Elbhangfest 25 + 26 June 2016!

Special invitation of TU Dresden Welcome Center and the School of Science For the second time, we will crew a boat in this year’s dragon boat cup with international people who will have an unforgettable challenge on the water. You can be part of a 19 people’s team in a longboat; at least 6 must be female to be in the mixed boat category. Two weeks before the official race we will have a short training session. The participation fee covers the training session, the admission for the Elbhangfest (the big 3-day summer festival in Dresden-Loschwitz and adjoining villages along […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(10 – 16 March 2016)

  Thursday, 10 March 2016: Austin Lucas & Adam Faucett (USA) (folk concert) Raised in the backwoods of Monroe County, Indiana, Austin Lucas was born into a folk and bluegrass lineage. Learning to harmonize before learning to read, his music takes you in the direction the Americana Roots and traditional country genre. Singing with the conviction of a preacher bereft of his faith, Lucas tackles recurrent themes of the soul, sin as personal purgatory, and the possibility of finding redemption in this life. Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Ostpol, Königsbrücker Straße 47, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 7,8,13 […]