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
Whether you are living in Freiburg or about to come here temporarily for an Erasmus or Exchange, it is impossible not to see a “Bächle” once you are here in any case. So, what is a Bächle? Why do they exist? What kind of role do they play in city life? This post aims to answer these questions and make you familiar with these famous water channels. Weiterlesen
Whether you have just moved in to the dormitory at the Seepark – StuSie with its popular name, or you are a seasoned dweller of it, there is a place that can always be useful and helpful to you if you live there. It is the Service Center in the building 36. Weiterlesen
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!
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
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!
The long-debated and protested law has passed which means that The State of Baden-Württemberg reintroduces tuition fees for international students beginning from this winter semester, namely 2017/2018. The law requires international students to pay 1,500 euros per semester. Weiterlesen