Bones, Buuz & Booze
Cosy evening in Mongolian jurt

How far do you need to travel to enjoy traditional Mongolian food in a jurt? You could travel to Mongolia, of course – or you could visit Tschuka in her original Mongolian jurt in Tharandt. During our ride there and the short walk to the jurt, the rainy weather didn’t stop our excitement for the evening and in the end, the sound of rain pouring down on the roof of the jurt made everything even cozier. The warm welcome of Tschuka and Bayartaa, a guest researcher from Mongolia working in Tharandt, included a ritual that would bring luck to the  […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(13 February – 19 February 2015)

Before we dive right into our tips, we’ll start with a pointer to our upcoming Chinese Cooking Event, taking place next Friday, 20 February from 5 p.m. We have a talented Chinese “chef” who would like to prepare a Chinese dinner with you. So if you’re interested in Chinese cooking traditions and would like to learn something on Chinese New Year festivities along the way, sign up for this event! The fee is €6 and will need to be paid in advance at the Welcome Center. Friends and family are very welcome, too. If you would like to attend the Chinese […]

Upcoming social events Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

WEDNESDAY – Guided tour on historic campus Dresden When? Wednesday, June 25th, 5 – 6:30 p.m. Where? Hörsaalzentrum der TU Dresden, Bergstraße, Dresden, Deutschland ( The historic walking tour gives a view of the growth and development of the Technical University, from the modest beginnings as a Technical School in a small garden pavilion at Brühlsche Terrasse to the modern campus university as it presents itself today. It provides historic background information about the buildings on the main campus, points out art-in-architecture on the way and names some of the important historical teaching collections that are being preserved by the […]

TU Dresden Welcome Center presents: Cooking Event #2

Taiba from Pakistan and the TU Dresden Welcome Center invite you to an exclusive cooking event for 12 persons only – so first come, first serve. You will cook with Taiba in the Welcome Center kitchen and learn a lot about her home country. When & where: Friday, June 13th, 5 p.m. at the TU Dresden Welcome Center Costs: 6 € (Please pay in advance while opening hours or call us for an appointment) Register quickly here: Missed the first cooking event? Have a look here:    

Indian dinner night at the Welcome Center – Thank you, DJ!

What a wonderful evening! Indian guest researcher DJ cooked for a little exclusive group of international scientists in the Welcome Center. We had a vegetarian curry, dal, rice, a surprise and mango lassi. It was quite a challenge to cook all that on only two hot plates ;) We also ate with our fingers as this is the Indian habit. The international guests were exchanging stories about their home countries but also stories about their time in Germany – thank you a lot, we really appreciated that! This cooking event was supposed to be the first one in a row. The […]