Tips for the upcoming week
(20 – 26 July 2017)

Thursday, 20 July 2017:  European Outdoor Film Festival (short film festival) The most renowned film event on the European outdoor calendar: The European Outdoor Film Tour is heading to more than 300 venues in 14 countries showing inspirational protagonists with an heartfelt passion for adventure and the great outdoors. Throughout the programmes of the last 15 years, we’ve followed one principle: We need no actors, no blue screen, no second takes. Only true adventure. THIS IS REAL. Beginning: 9 p.m; Admission: €9; How to get there: Konzertplatz Weißer Hirsch, Stechgrundstraße (Behind the Parkhotel), 01324 Dresden; TRAM 11 ’PLattleite’ stop. More […]

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 […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(14 – 20 August 2015)

Friday, 14 August – Sunday, 16 August 2015: CANALETTO – Dresden City Festival The Dresden City Festival 2015 will be exciting! According to its slogan, “Stunningly different”, over 550,000 visitors will celebrate the largest annual city festival in Germany for a whole summer weekend in 13 festival zones and in front of 7 stages in glorious Baroque scenery. The city festival will attract visitors with its multifaceted program of music, shows, catering, arts and crafts, family events, sports and highlights of exceptional nature. Traditionally, the Steamboat Festival, the Open House event ‘Transparent Government Quarters’ and the Open House event of […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(17 – 23 July 2015)

With these tips, let us say “Auf Wiedersehen und 1000 Dank” to A. and L. Mendes who have contributed countless beautiful photographs and impressions of Dresden to our blog throughout their stay here, and much more. They will be missed! Check out this stunning image above… Do any of you have an online image gallery of your own with Dresden pictures to match these skills? Then contact us at Have a great week! Thursday, 16 July – Sunday, 26 July 2015: Performances at Schaubudensommer From 16 July up until 26 July the so-called ‘Schaubudensommer’ invites you to discover the charms of […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(6 – 12 March 2015)

Friday, 6 March: ADHD – Indie-Jazz quartet from Reykjavik In their hometown Reykjavik they are already stars. Now they have released a new studio album and are touring Europe. ADHD’s music is hardly comparable to usual genres. You will hear warm and calm saxophone tunes, followed by melancholic sounds, only to be interrupted by rocking guitar and keyboard interventions. Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: €15/ €11 (reduced; advance sale); How to get there: Jazzclub Tonne, Königstraße 15, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop. Saturday, 7 March: Highlights of the Old Masters Picture Gallery – guided tour in Russian or German/English […]