Starting from the winter semester 2018/19 the UniCard system at the University of Freiburg will dramatically change. The aim is to switch to a new and more secure system both in terms of software and hardware. So what are these changes going to involve and entail? For further information please keep reading the post!
It is too hot to stay indoors, and sometimes too costly to have fun outside with a student budget. But fret no more because the open-air cinema is here for everyone to enjoy until September 1, with a wide range of movie selection. You can have a chill movie night under the stars which is a great way to enjoy long and beautiful summer nights. So, for further details keep reading the post! Weiterlesen
You might have realized that there are fewer international intakes in your department compared to the previous years. This does not involve Erasmus or Exchange students; rather it is Bachelor or Master students that are influenced. A recent press release (8 May 2018) by National Statistics Office proves this right! Read this post to learn more about it. Weiterlesen
Wenn man die unbeliebtesten regelmäßigen Aufgaben eines jeden Erwachsenen erfragen würde, käme der Begriff “Steuererklärung” bestimmt unter die ersten fünf Plätze. Unter Studierenden ist dieses Grauen vor der Steuererklärung meistens noch nicht so vertreten – vielleicht, weil sich die wenigsten mit dem Thema auskennen. Auch wenn es vielleicht erst mal trocken und langweilig klingt, kann es dennoch lohnenswert sein, sich schon vor dem Berufsstart mit dem Thema zu beschäftigen und vielleicht sogar selbst eine Steuererklärung zu machen. In diesem Artikel erfahrt ihr einige grundlegende Informationen, die Studierende und Steuern betreffen. Weiterlesen
If you were out at the streets of Freiburg centrum last Saturday (12.05.2018) to make the best of beautiful sunny weather, you must have seen all the Freiburg football club fans flooding to the Dreisam Stadium and then later partying all night. As someone who has nothing to do with football, I have researched the history and significance of the team for Freiburg. If you are also curious about the team’s history, philosophy, achievements, and importance for the community go ahead and read this post! Weiterlesen
Remember our post about learning German while watching famous and great German movies? It turns out a lot of people found the idea of combining study and leisure quite useful and motivating while learning German. So, here is another post on German pop culture, which will not only introduce you to the German pop music world but also will help you become the next karaoke queen or king. Weiterlesen
Easter is a major holiday in Germany as well as neighboring German-speaking countries. As the days are getting warmer and longer; one cannot help but realize yellow daffodils, crocuses and clay bunnies decorating households –even streets and shopping malls. Easter is not only an important religious holiday but also a family holiday and thus celebrated accordingly. It is mainly to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. After a cold and long winter, Easter heralds the coming of much-anticipated spring. There is a range of Easter customs and traditions that have spread to other parts of the world as well. Read this post to learn more all about Easter in Germany! Weiterlesen
The first semester is already behind us and the exams are over. But everyone knows that being a university student is a tough work. On the one hand, there are presentations, exams, and usual uni workload; on the other, there we are, trying to maintain a social life, work at a part-time job and taking care of ourselves. It might be hard to find a sense of balance among these pressing responsibilities. However, yoga is one way that can help you manage the stress that results from having a lot of obligations. So why exactly is yoga good for students? Weiterlesen
Die Semesterferien hast du schon eingeweiht aber dabei vergessen, dass die Abgabefrist für deine Hausarbeit droht? Ein Schreckmoment, doch keine Panik! Denn auch wenn die Zeit knapp ist, können dir diese Last-Minute Tricks dabei helfen, deine Schreibarbeit trotz der unvorteilhaften Situation mit Gelassenheit anzufertigen.
Many of us work in part-time jobs to support ourselves or to gain work and life experience. But there are important rules to remember whether you are EU citizen or non-EU citizen while you are working as a student. You might know these if you are already working but they are still important to remember and for those who are considering to get a part-time job, this post is a must-read before you jump into the world of part-time jobs! Weiterlesen