Easy Bike Rental System by VAG: Frelo

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of carsharing websites and apps. The new and more environmentally friendly option that is becoming more and more common is bike rental service apps. Considering that Freiburg is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities, it is no surprise that VAG is about to bring its own bike rental service Frelo into action starting from 17th of May. Read this post to learn more about Frelo! 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

Ticking the right boxes – What you need to know about the election this Sunday


When walking through town during the past months one could not escape a number of more or less familiar faces looking at you from their posters – whether they are smiling endearingly or grinning maliciously depends on your point of view. This Sunday it is election time! German citizens over 18 years have the chance to decide who will gain a seat in the Bundestag and whether chancellor Angela Merkel will enter a fourth term or another candidate will take over. The German voting system is quite complex and due to the arise of highly debated issues such as the refugee question this election is bound to be an especially interesting one – here’s some more information so you know what’s going on!


Ein Stipendium zum Mitnehmen, bitte!

Mein Gang durch den Stipendien-Info-Tag in der Mensa im Institutsviertel Ein Stipendium – das ist doch nur was für welche, die in der Schule schon immer in der ersten Reihe saßen, nebenher noch den Debattierklub geleitet haben und nach dem Studium dann Raumfahranzüge oder Euro-Rettungsschirme entwickeln. Das dachte ich zumindest immer. Beim Stipendien-Info-Tag in der Mensa im Institutsviertel diesen Samstag wurde mir jedoch bewusst, wie wenig ich eigentlich über das Stipendienangebot informiert bin. Weiterlesen