Information Event:
How will I get my pension one day?

As internationally mobile researchers you might sometimes wonder what will happen once you retire. Especially the financial aspect of retirement is important and even if you’re decades away of retiring, you should inform yourself now about the possibilities. On Thursday, 6 April, from 4 – 7 p.m. you can find out what kinds of benefits you can get out of the pension system in Germany. There are three pillars of the pension system: state pension, occupational pension and private pension. At our information event experts from FindYourPension will be explaining these pillars and answering questions like the following: Do I […]

Christmas Elves – German Families Invite You to Join the Festivities

Christmas is a time for celebration, for getting together, and for spending time with one another. As a very personal Christmas tradition, the DRESDEN-concept Welcome Center@TU Dresden asks German families to share the spirit of Christmas with international researchers: being a host, German families show researchers, their spouses, and even children how they celebrate this special holiday. Together they bake biscuits, enjoy mulled wine, sing Christmas carols, or visit a Christmas Market. In return, the researchers give them a glimpse into their own culture and tell them about their traditions or their special holidays, and maybe even surprise the hosts […]

Horn music, historical sites and hiking in the Ore Mountains

Our volunteer Therése invites you to a cultural hiking trip into the Erzgebirge (ore mountains), her homeland. Enjoy rarely heard horn music, explore a castle ruin from the 12th century and join her on a three or four hour hike. The tour will take you through river valleys, across a hydro dam and offers lovely viewpoints. All the facts: When: Sunday, 16 October Meet: 8:15 a.m., latest 8:30a.m. at Dresden main station outside (where Tram 3 also stops). Bring: Hiking shoes, rain gear, warm clothes, food and beverages for a day (no shops on the trip). Tickets: Register via e-mail […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(11 – 17 August 2016)

  Thursday, 11 August 2016: The Zöllner 5 (Jazz concert) Dirk Zöllner has been around for a long time in the German music community. He started off in the middle of the 1980s in Berlin. His music is influenced by the American Funk and Soul movement as well as by eastern German Ballads. He, as a person as well as his music, is unique and remarkable in its very own way. He can be seen as the godfather to an entire musical generation, always looking for new ways of expressions and still he doesn’t follow every new trend. Being on […]

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: Friday, 29 July 2016: romantic piano evening with Eugene Mursky Eugene Mursky was born in Tashkent, the capitol of Uzbekistan in the […]

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:   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:   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. […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(4 – 10 December)

Friday, 4 December: International X-MAS Party On 4 December your classrooms in the ‘Hörsaalzentrum’ (HSZ Bergstraße 64) will transform, with the help of Santa’s little helpers, into a party location! The evening begins with an international Christmas market with exotic food and music. Later, you will find a colourful cultural programme with contributions from all over the world. Afterwards, you can dance the night away on the dance floor. Beginning: 6:30 p.m.; Admission: €3; How to get there: TU Dresden Hörsaalzentrum (HSZ), Bergstraße 64, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 3,8 ‘Nürnberger Platz’ stop or BUS 61 ‘Technische Universität’ stop. More information here: […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(23 October – 29 October 2015)

Friday, 23 October: ‘Tango Emotion’ – Tango through the ages Musician Jürgen Karthe loves his bandoneon – a type of concertina and an essential instrument in most tango ensembles. With this instrument and the fantastic ensemble ‘Cuarteto Bando‘ (named after the instrument) he lets the audience experience the beauty of traditional Tango argentino as well as of newer and more modern pieces. Duration: 8 – 11 p.m; Admission: from €14/ around € 4 (reduced); How to get there: Dreikönigskirche, Hauptstraße 23, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,8,9 ‘Neustädter Markt’ stop or TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop. Saturday, 24 October: Jethro Tull’s Martin […]