Events & Contests

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Current events

Would you like to take part in events and upgrade your education? The Alumniportal organizes and informs about activities and education opportunities provided by German organisations.

22.06.2023 - 17.01.2024Humboldt Cities Lecture SeriesLecture Seriesonline
05.09.2023 - 10.10.2023Science Communication Workshop SeriesWorkshop SeriesOnline
22.09.2023Strategic career planning in scienceSeminarOnline
27.09.2023Celebrating in GermanyLive TalkOnline
11.10.2023The Impact of Kratom UseLab Talkonline


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  • Agenda 2030
    SDG Ziel 2: Kein Hunger
    Agricultural robot surveilling a pepper field
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    Alumni are rethinking sustainable agriculture

    From environmental sensors to solar dryers: we look back on Community Challenge 2022. Read on to discover how committed Germany alumni are shaping the future of agriculture.

  • A densely populated urban settlement in Hong Kong
    A densely populated urban settlement in Hong Kong, surrounded by busy streets and characterized by closely built buildings.© GettyImages-LewisTsePuiLung
    A densely populated urban settlement in Hong Kong, surrounded by busy streets and characterized by closely built buildings. © GettyImages-LewisTsePuiLung

    2023 Community Challenge

    Do you want to develop ideas that lead to solutions or technologies for global challenges? Then take part in this Social Innovation Challenge on the topic of sustainable cities and communities and present your idea to the international alumni community. Get feedback from other members, network and get support to turn your idea into action.

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    Italian pasta, German potato pancakes, French macarons or Polish bigos? The cuisine of Europe has a lot to offer! For this reason, we want to celebrate this year's Europe Day from a culinary perspective and have invited our alumni to participate in our campaign #EatingEurope.

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    © Mary Ann L. Reyes

    Alumni show their favourite places in Germany

    Modern cities, magical landscapes, places of stillness or great enjoyment: As part of our photo competition “My favourite place in Germany”, we asked Germany-Alumni to tell us about the places that they grew to love and appreciate in Germany.

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    Tell us your opinion: What does home mean for you?

    Beyond your birthplace, how does home manifest for you? Is it familiar people or personal things? Certain locations or treasured memories? And can a foreign country – like Germany – become something like home? We are looking forward to reading your statements in the Community!

  • German(y) connects us
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    © Getty Images / Prostock-Studio

    German(y) connects us

    26 September is European Day of Languages. We want to celebrate with a video in our Community! We need your participation and contributions to produce this video! Given that you all have a connection to Germany, we want you to tell us your favourite German word.

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    Tell us your story!

    Now your story and creativity counts! Tell us about your experience abroad in a short video. What moved you during your stay and which memories are you fond of?

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    © Gettyimages /Gorlov

    Community Challenge 2022

    This social innovation challenge of the community of Germany alumni aims at tapping the vast resource of knowledge of the members and supporting the development of ideas with a positive impact on society and environment. The challenge for 2022 related to SDG 2 “Zero Hunger” formulated by community members is "Can your idea contribute to ecofriendly intensifications of agricultural systems?"