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Celebrating the opening of the 2019/2020 academic year

Ceremony and ecumenical service on October 23, 2019

Freiburg, Oct 14, 2019

Celebrating the opening of the 2019/2020 academic year

Photo: Manfred Zahn

The University of Freiburg is celebrating the opening of the 2019/2020 academic year 2019/20 with an ecumenical service and a ceremony. Dr. Peter Wittig, German ambassador in London, England and alumnus of the University of Freiburg, will give a speech entitled “Europe in the New World (Dis)Order: Experiences of a German Diplomat.” Other items on the agenda include a greeting by Rector Prof. Dr. Hans-Jochen Schiewer, the recognition of student involvement and awards for young talent and university teaching

  • What: Ceremony

  • When:
    October 23, 2019
    Ecumenical service: 9am
    Ceremony: 10:15am

  • Where:
    Ecumenical service:
    Universitätskirche (University church) 
    Bertoldstraße 17
    79098 Freiburg

    Collegiate Building II 
    Platz der Alten Synagoge 1
    79098 Freiburg

  • The event is open to the general public.

  • Host: Rectorate

  • Contact information:Gregor Kroschel, + 49 (0) 761/203-4986

  • No registration is required.

  • The event is free of admission.

  • The event will be held in German.

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