Faculty Seminar - Organizational Details
The 2016 seminar will take place from 26 June to 6 July. The seminar is designed for faculty members, scholars and
experts who have specialized in International, European and German
studies. The program is heavily scheduled with academic and analytical
lectures by specialists from Berlin universities, government agencies
and other public or private institutions in Berlin as well as with site
visits. Each session is conducted in English and followed by
discussion. Apart from the sightseeing tours included during the
program, there is not much free time for tourist activities. It is
suggested that those who want to add tourist experiences independently
make arrangements for a pre- or post-seminar stay in Berlin.
The program begins in the late afternoon of Sunday, 26 June 2016, with
a welcome dinner, and ends after breakfast on Wednesday, 6 July 2016. The final program can be
Participants arriving early or departing late must make accommodation
arrangements for the additional day(s) independently. To take full
advantage of the program introduction, participants arriving on the
first day of the seminar are advised to arrive no later than 4pm.
Accommodation and Meals
is reserved based on double-room occupancy, unless the single-occupancy
option is selected on the application. Single rooms are available for
an extra fee of EUR 205 for those wishing not to share a room.
Participants requesting a single room must indicate this preference on
the Application Form.
Meals: Two meals, breakfast and lunch, or dinner, are provided on a daily basis. The welcome and farewell dinners are
also included in the program fee.
Berlin is a big city with an
almost perfect public
Nevertheless, some moderate
walking is involved to get from
meeting places to public
transportation stops and vice
versa. Thus, seminar
participants should be in good
health and have at most minor limits on physical mobility.
Seminar participants receive extensive pre-departure orientation
materials, including a newsletter, bibliographies of recommended
readings; information on the seminar’s leadership, host institution,
and lecturers; a detailed program itinerary; and safety, health, and
cultural information on Berlin and the sites to be visited.
For further information or questions please