Abb.: The University of Duisburg-Essen is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, in the heart of Germany and Europe.


 
June to August is an excellent time to visit Europe. The weather is usually great with day temperatures about 22°C, a good climate to work and to enjoy trips in the evening.
 
Next to several exciting sights in the metropolitan area "Ruhrgebiet", weekend trips to places such as Berlin, Paris or Prague are possible, which are only a few hours ride away from Duisburg-Essen.
 
Germany has an excellent railway system with bargain offers during the weekends. Further on, several airports are nearby that offer cheap flights to many destinations in Europe.