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The opening of the 2018/2019 academic year

Ceremony and ecumenical service on October 17, 2018

Freiburg, Oct 09, 2018

The opening of the 2018/2019 academic year

Edith Sitzmann. Photo: Ministerium für Finanzen Baden-Württemberg

The University of Freiburg will open the 2018/2019 academic year with an ecumenical service and a ceremony. Edith Sitzmann, Minister of Finance for the State of Baden-Württemberg, will give the keynote speech on "Financial policy for a strong Baden-Württemberg". Other program items include the address by Rector Prof. Dr. Hans-Jochen Schiewer, honoring student involvement and the awarding the young talent and university teaching prizes.

  • What: Opening ceremony

  • When:
    ecumenical service: 9am
    ceremony: 10:15am

  • Where:
    ecumenical service:
    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: , + 49 (0) 761/203-4986

  • No registration is required.

  • The event is free of admission.

  • The event will be held in German.

  • Event flyer