Intercultural Week 2020 in Tübingen

Starting on Sunday, September 27th and going through Tuesday, October 6th, Germany celebrates the Intercultural Week. This year’s motto is, “Live together, grow together”. The aim of the Intercultural Week is to provide information on the topics of migration and integration and to offer intercultural experiences for people to take part in. According to Cornelia Weber from the Diakonisches Werk Tübingen: “Encounters lead to the reduction of fear and turn strangers into valued neighbors, friends and acquaintances.” The Intercultural Week has been taking place in Tübingen for 45 years. There are already numerous events from September 24th and going to… Read More

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Changes for those returning from travel

In Baden-Württemberg, there is a new regulation for travelers. Starting on Wednesday, September 16th, only returnees from risk areas can be tested at the Corona test stations in the state – not all travel returnees. Currently, there are test stations at the airports of Stuttgart, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden and Friedrichshafen, at Stuttgart Central Station and at the freeway service stations Neuenburg/Ost and Kemmental/Ost. In any case, the state will operate these test stations until after the end of the summer vacations. For residents of the district of Tübingen, the drive-in test station on the Tübingen fairground (Tübinger Festplatz) has been open again… Read More

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همه دروغ است: کلاهبرداری از طريق تلفن و ایمیل

سال گذشته یک جرم جنایی به میزان قابل توجهی در منطقه توبینگن افزایش یافت: کلاهبرداری. افسران پلیس جعلی ۴۵۴ بار تلاش کردند تا از بیشتر افراد مسنکلاهبرداری کنند و از ترس آنها از جرم، سوء استفاده کنند. طبق آمار دفتر مرکزی جرم پلیس روتلینگن، این ۲۵۸ مورد یا تقریبا ۱۳۰ درصد بیشتر از سال۲۰۱۸ است. به عنوان مثال کلاهبرداران ادعا می کنند که در همسایگی شکستگی رخ داده است و افرادی که تماس گرفته اند در لیست آدرس هستند. بنابراین، آنهاباید پول و وسایل با ارزش را به یک افسر پلیس که آنها را تحویل میگیرد تحویل دهند. به طور… Read More

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Love brought them together: a marriage in the time of Corona

By Sameer Ibrahim Since ancient times, wedding traditions have differed from society to society. In Arabic countries, a marriage takes place only after the consent of the parents. A marriage is performed at the registry office, and there may also be a religious ceremony. But for the marriage of Alhamzah and Ibtihaj – both younger than 30 – it was not so… love brought them together! Before the marriage, they lived together in an apartment. In October of 2019, they planned to get married on April 11th, 2020. They hoped to hold a big party with 350 guests, but because… Read More

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Volunteers share their experiences

During the Tübingen Intercultural Week, an exhibition will take place in the District Office Tübingen, in which volunteers will share their experiences with refugees. The touching, funny and personal stories are printed on posters, which are placed outside between the buildings of the Tübingen District Office in the Wilhelm-Keil-Straße 50. The exhibition will run from September 29th to November 1st and is free of charge. For the opening of the exhibition on September 28th, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., registration at is required latest by September 24th. At the opening, volunteers will also read parts of their stories.… Read More

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