Social Events

We have organized several activities, for some participation is free, for others you need to purchase tickets with the registration. For better planning we will ask you for each event to indicate your interest in participation in the registration form.

Sun Aug 4th

Mon Aug 5th

Tue Aug 6th

Wed Aug 7th

Thu Aug 8th

Fri Aug 9th

Sat Aug 10th

Sun Aug 11th

Mon Aug 12th

Tue Aug 13th

Wed Aug 14th

Thu Aug 15th

Fri Aug 16th

Warming-up in an open-air pub

Spending a warm summer night in a “Biergarten” is a must, when you visit Berlin.
Terms: Everybody is paying for themselves.
Time: Sunday, August 4th, 2019 starting 7 p.m.
Venue: Open-air pub “Golgatha”, Katzbachstraße, 10965 Berlin

Science Speed-geeking

Bring a hand-out and find your future research partner
Terms: Pre-registration required.

Time: Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Venue: Senatssaal, 1st floor in Main building, Humboldt University Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Guided city walk

Guided tour through the inner city of Berlin. The tour is in English and will take about 1-1,5h.
Terms: 10 €
Time: Wednesday, August 7th, at 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Meeting point in front of the seminar building

Beach Volleyball Tournament

Join a team or come to cheer!
Terms: free
Time: Sunday, August 11th, 2019, 10:30-2:00 p.m.
Venue: Beach61 (Kreuzberg) in Gleisdreieck Park

After-work visit “Museum für Naturkunde”

We will receive an exclusive guided tour after closing hours in the nature history museum with a reception afterwards with the opportunity to talk to the guides. The tour is in English. The Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science is not only a museum, but also a research institute within the Leibniz-Association. The museum is a must when you visit Berlin. A highlight is the World of Dinosaurs in the atrium of the museum.
Terms: 20 € beverages included
Time: Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Venue: Museum für Naturkunde, Meeting Point: Museum

Farewell party

Please make sure to bring your ticket. Doors open at 8 p.m.. After two brief speeches we will enjoy some snacks. At 10 p.m. the amazing DJ Charlie Smooth will lay down the tracks for you to shake your tail feathers. 

Terms: Pre-registration required.
Time: Thursday, August 15th, 2019, starting at 8 p.m.
Venue: Pfefferberg, Haus 13, Schönhauser Allee 176, 10119 Berlin


  • 8:00 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8:30 p.m.: Speech by Uli Sauerland
  • 8:40 p.m.: Speech by Pia Bergmann
  • 8:45 p.m.: Food
  • 10:00 p.m.: DJ Charlie Smooth