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250th Anniversary

The Humboldt-Code

He was an obsessive networker, a daredevil and a marketing genius. The reports on his travels and adventures earned him star status. Today, on the 250th anniversary of his birth, the Prussian scholar is still revered. On the secret of an eternal idol.

Initiative

“Study without borders. Elect Europe!”

The German Rectors' Conference and the German National Association for Student Affairs are calling on students to participate in the election to the European Parliament on May 26, 2019 with a joint initiative. It is supported nationwide by universities and Student Union in order to point out the importance of political participation.

Green Talents Award: chemistry for a “greener future”

What if you could turn waste into something that benefits the environment? Something that reduces fossil fuel consumption, helps generate clean energy, and can even – if all goes to plan – be used to bind large quantities of the greenhouse gas CO2? This was the big question Jesús Esteban Serrano set out to answer.