Get rid of your old phone(s) and help save bees
German Semester on 16/10/2020

Get rid of your old phone(s) and help save bees

Did you know that in Germany alone some 200 million obsolete mobile phones lie around in drawers and not doing any good? Did you also know that these phones are a real treasure since they contain ca. 3.4 tonnes of gold and other precious metals?

Arnika & Schwarzstorch
Konrad Funk on 13/10/2020

Arnika & Schwarzstorch

Der Sommer geht zu Ende, und damit die Zeit wenn uns Blütenpflanzen im Offenland und am Wegesrand des Nationalparks Hunsrück-Hochwald begeistern.

Konrad Zuse
Jürgen Sokull on 08/10/2020

Konrad Zuse

The inventor of the first computer

Who was Jean Monnet?
German Semester Event on 28/09/2020

Who was Jean Monnet?

Who was Jean Monnet and why he was important for Germany? - Thoughts and Reflections by Christian Langenkamp

Melitta Bentz
Jutta Thielen-del Pozo on 21/09/2020

Melitta Bentz

Did you know that Amalie Auguste Melitta Bentz may be the reason why Germans do not have a tradition in coffee readings as a way of fortune telling?

Heinz SeeMüller
Heinz SeeMüller on 16/09/2020

Heinz SeeMüller

Heinz SeeMüll(er) wants to remind you that next Saturday the 19th of September will be the WORLD CLEANUP DAY.

Specht & Torfmoose
Konrad Funk on 07/09/2020

Specht & Torfmoose

Wussten Sie schon, Spechte, allen voran der Schwarzspecht sind die „Zimmerleute“ des Waldes, ja sie schließen die Bäume und den gesamten Wald für viele Tierarten erst auf.

An Italo-German river basin
Jutta Thielen-del Pozo on 31/08/2020

An Italo-German river basin

...that Germany and Italy share a common river basin? You always thought that the Alps acted as a divide between the watersheds and that southern rivers flowed into the Po?

Interview with Erica Swyers
Jutta Thielen-del Pozo on 24/08/2020

Interview with Erica Swyers

Erica Swyers lived and studied in Germany, currently she is doing her PhD in Canada.

Wildkatzen und Narzissen
Konrad Funk on 10/08/2020

Wildkatzen und Narzissen

…, dass die Wildkatze das Logo und Wappentier des Nationalpark Hunsrück-Hochwald ist und eine regionale Verantwortungsart für Rheinland-Pfalz und das Saarland darstellt. Rheinland-Pfalz bildet sogar das größte geschlossene Verbreitungsgebiet in ganz Deutschland.

Take an umbrella!
Jutta Thielen-del Pozo on 01/07/2020

Take an umbrella!

… when you check your weather app to find out how the weather will be tomorrow in Germany or Italy, there is a good chance the information is based on a weather forecasting model that was developed in collaboration between Italy, Switzerland and Germany?