Nikolay Dimitrov

25 June 2021, 3 pmDigital Guided Tour of Duisburg

During this digital city tour you will get the chance to discover the historic city centre of Duisburg! "Duisburch" was already one of the most important trading cities of the empire in the Middle Ages. On your way through the medieval old town, you will encounter an astonishing number of monuments from the 10th to 16th centuries. On this tour, dive into the history of the port city on the Rhine and Ruhr. The tour also takes you to Duisburg's inner harbour. Where grain was once stored and milled, you will now find museums, restaurants and offices. Where freighters were once loaded and unloaded, yachts are now docked. Explore Duisburg's booming district and be caught by the international atmosphere.

Date: Friday, 25 June 2021, 3 pm
Event format: online
Language: English

Registration is now closed.

29 June 2021, 3 pmOnline Seminar: Library Basics

Are you new to the University of Duisburg-Essen and don't yet know exactly how to use the library for your research? In this online seminar offered by the university library you will learn the most important basics such as information about the library holdings, the signatures, the lending conditions and registration, as well as about the user account and the research catalogue Primo.

More info on the seminar can be found here.

Registration is possible until 28 June via the website of the university library.

12 - 21 July 2021Language Course: Basics of the German Language

We are pleased to announce that we will offer the basic German language course again in July 2021. The course is designed for complete beginners and will give you the opportunity to acquire basic knowledge of the German language in order to master simple situations in everyday life in Germany.

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20 July 2021, 2 pmInfo event: Understanding the German Pension System

Are you an international doctoral candidate, postdoctoral researcher or scientist with a current or past work contract, and hence paying into the German pension schemes without knowing exactly, for what you pay and what you can get back from this money for your future pension? In this information session you will get an insight into the German pension landscape (including the Deutsche Rentenversicherung and VBL) and learn who will pay your pension one day. Furthermore, you will get to know tips and tricks to not lose your entitlements.

This event is also of interest to academics who are researching or have researched in several European countries.

Date: Tue, 20 July 2021, 2 pm
Event format: online via Zoom
Speakers: VBL
Language: English

Registration will be open until 14 July 2021 via our event registration form.