On the occasion of the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt (September 14, 1769 - May 6, 1859), the Humboldt Forum, together with the Goethe-Institut, will hold a two-day public celebration on 13 and 14 September 2019.
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In 2019 the Goethe-Instituts are once again organizing Career Days for high school and college students in multiple cities throughout the USA. Representatives of German business, universities and foundations will inform about study and career opportunities with in German and with German in the US.
In November 2018, the 12th Forum on the Internationalization of Science and Humanities discussed various aspects of academic freedom in a wider sense. Leading scholars and science managers gave their input on who decides what science they do.
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"Arts and sciences, research and teaching shall be free. ," says Article 5 of the German Basic Law, which came into force 70 years ago. German science takes the anniversary as an opportunity to debate the opportunities, responsibilities and threats to this freedom.