REGIONAL GROUP BERLIN
The whole world in one garden: more than 100 years ago, this concept prepared the ground for what is today still a unique garden complex affiliated to the FU Berlin. In a guided tour the participants learned a lot about history, structure of the garden and the original and current research. It was also possible to include plants from home countries of the participants into the tour.
Dieses Jahr fand wieder die zur Tradition gewordene Veranstaltung mit dem Stadthistoriker Wolfgang Feyerabend statt. Diesmal stand die Führung unter dem Motto "Berlin und die Manns" und beinhaltete thematisch neben Thomas Mann auch das weiterer Literaten.
Regional Group Munich
A group of current and former DAAD scholars got to know one of Munich's seminal figures and two momuments which incorporate his idea of politics and art.
Ecovillage Sieben Linden has the aim to realize collaborative and holistic sustainable lifestyles that connect a small ecological footprint with a high quality of life. To that ‚far-out‘ place 15 international DAAD students went on a two-days‘ field-trip.
Following the wishes of many students to learn more about the region which is going to be their home for quite a while, we set out for Andernach – a small town in the Eastern part of the Vulkaneifel.
Regional group Bonn
More than 20 scholarship holders presented their home countries with great stories, pictures and videos, but also typical food and - a real feast for the eyes - their national or tribal costumes.
On a weekend in January nine DAAD students took part in a specially designed workshop on ‚Introducing Improvisational Theater‘
Shortly before Christmas, the Berlin regional group met for a Christmas guided tour of the ‘Neue Palais’ followed by a visit to the Christmas market.
In October '22 the Regional Group Berlin organized a guided mushroom tour in the beautiful area of Chorin.
The RG Munich's visit to Murnau was most rewarding for two reasons: Murnau is a pretty little town in lovely surroundings, situated on a lake. And it is a hotspot of art, with its Castle Museum and expressionist painter Gabriele Münter's house, now a museum.