Free seminar on setting up in business on March 18 and 19

Anyone who is interested in setting up a business and wants to become self-employed can register for a seminar that will take place on Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, in each case all day from 9 a.m., at the Open Innovation Campus Westspitze, Eisenbahnstraße 1. The seminar deals with the three topic blocks business idea and business plan, administration and organization as well as financing of the Selbstständigkeit. In addition, interested parties will learn where they can get support. Participants will receive seminar documentation and a certificate of attendance. The seminar is free of charge. Registration is required… Read More

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Women in many countries demand equal rights

March 8 is International Women’s Day. It is a special day in many countries. In Europe, it was celebrated for the first time in 1911. Women initially demanded above all that they should also be allowed to vote. Since then, on March 8, women around the world have been demonstrating for equal rights—for example, equal pay at work—and against discrimination. In some countries, women are given flowers as a sign of appreciation on this day—in Germany, mostly red roses or carnations. Women’s Day is a public holiday in 26 countries around the world, but in Germany only in the states… Read More

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“Bringing poverty to the fore”—film premiere and reading

How does it feel to be poor in a rich country like Germany? Five young women from Tübingen from Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan have dealt with the topic of poverty in connection with a youth empowerment project. On Wednesday, 22 February, the result of their work will be shown in the short film “I am strong”. The young women describe their flight and then their life in Germany. They are poor in both phases of their lives. The protagonists distinguish their experience between “absolute poverty” and “relative poverty”. Before the film screening, the author Christian Baron will read from his… Read More

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Photos of the life of the Tübingen Yezidis

How are Yazidis doing in Tübingen? Answers to this question are provided by the photo exhibition “Here & Now” about “arriving and putting down roots”. It opens on Saturday, 25 February, at 12 noon in the Altes Waschhaus (Bursagasse 2/1) in Tübingen and can be seen until 5 pm on that day. Other opening days from 11 am to 5 pm are Sunday, 26 February, Sunday, 5 March, Sunday, 12 March, and Saturday, 18 March. On Sunday, 19 March, the exhibition will be open for the last time from 12 to 5 pm. Accompanying the exhibition, Badeeah Jazaa will read… Read More

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How to become your own boss

Refugees are also thinking about becoming self-employed in Germany. On Wednesday, February 1, at 7 p.m., there will be an information event at the Volkshochschule Tübingen, Katharinenstraße 14, on all the questions associated with being one’s own boss. It is aimed specifically at people with experience of flight and migration. Under the heading “Self-employment and starting a business in Germany”, experts will provide information on the prerequisites and funding opportunities. The event is a cooperative project of the city’s department of assistance for refugees and the specialist service for refugees of the Tübingen district, the K.I.O.S.K. counseling center, kit Jugendhilfe… Read More

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Writing workshop for migrants

Leaving, arriving and moving on. These topics are aimed at people who have left their homeland and found a new home, perhaps a new home, in Tübingen. In a protected space, they can write about selected moments of their experience through impulses. The aim is to find their own expression for what they have experienced, to exchange ideas in the group and to formulate wishes for the future. German language skills (B1) are desirable, but the texts can also be written and translated in the mother tongue. The writing workshop is led by Sabine Stahl and accompanied by Jutta Verfürth.… Read More

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French Film Days in Tübingen

Around 100 films from the French-speaking world can be seen at the French Film Festival in Tübingen and Stuttgart until November 9. The 39th edition of the festival is once again the largest showcase of Francophone cinema in the German-speaking world. The annual event in 2022 will not only take place in cinemas in Tübingen and Stuttgart, but also online: Some of the films can be seen online from November 10 to 17. Most of the films will be shown in French, with a few in English. But there are always German or English subtitles. The motto of the current… Read More

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Wüste Welle—Open Day

The free radio station Wüste Welle and the editorial staff NewcomerNEWS are offering free (taster) workshops next Friday and Saturday, 07.10. and 08.10.2022. Participants will gain an insight into the basics of radio journalism, for example, or how to create their own programme. You can take different workshops individually and also participate without prior registration. Participation is open to all, newcomers from other countries are especially welcome. Info: tun22100601 Das Studio des Radios Wüste Welle in Tübingen. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian.  4,258 total views,  7 views today

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Intercultural Week under the motto “#offen geht” (#open goes)

Every year in autumn, the Intercultural Week takes place nationwide. This year the events are from 12 September to 23 October. Many offices, institutions, initiatives and associations organise a programme with information, participation, cultural and discussion offers. In Tübingen, the Intercultural Week has existed in its current form since 2003, and Tübingen offers more than 30 events. The events include children’s and family activities, readings, storytelling, exhibitions, culinary offerings, concerts, music and dance performances, art events, church services, health offers and workshops. Programme of events Intercultural Week in Tübingen at: and tun22090605 Interkulturelle Woche in Tübingen 2022… Read More

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Children can also come to the university

This year, the University of Tübingen is once again inviting all children between the ages of 7 and 12 to come to lectures at the university. These are held by real professors exclusively for children. The professors use simple language suitable for children and show that science can be fun. The lectures take place on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Lecture Hall 25 (Kupferbau, Hölderlinstraße 5). These are the topics: Tuesday, May 31, Dr. Wieland Brendel: Why can’t a computer do my homework yet? Tuesday, June 21, Prof. Dr. Christiane Zarfl: Why do rivers have to flow wildly? Tuesday, June… Read More

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