Science and football can live in harmony, as proven by the 13th annual Long Night of the Sciences in Halle which took place on 4 July. Visitors came sporadically at the beginning, but then, after a jubilant quarterfinal match, thousands came until the wee hours of the morning for a “research adventure”. For the first time more than 350 events were held. These were organised by the university along with many research institutes and the city of Halle
For 20 years the association “Hilfe für ausländische Studierende e. V.” (HauS) has been active in helping students from around the world who have found themselves in a pinch through no fault of their own. Two students from the Ukraine and Nepal explain how the charity helped them by providing not only money, but also assurance.
Guido Kisch and Heiner Lück are connected by more than just the fact that Lück has held Kisch’s former chair at the University of Halle for nearly 20 years. Since his time as a student, Lück has been examining the biography of the Jewish legal scholar who was a professor in Halle for eleven years until he was banned from his profession in 1933. Today Kisch’s family are friends with Heiner Lück.
Joint research and teaching on the subject of our neighbour to the east: Poland. On 21 October 2013 the Aleksander Brückner Centre for Polish Studies opened its doors at the universities in Halle and Jena
Martin Luther University awarded 57 new Germany Scholarships for winter semester. The occasion was marked by a ceremony on 11 October 2013 in the Deutscher Saal at the Francke Foundations
3,890 new students have enrolled at Martin Luther University starting winter semester 2013/2014, including 2,800 freshmen. This fulfils the requirements made by the Higher Education Pact 2020
Between 1933 and 1945 at least 43 professors were suspended from the university in Halle – the majority because they were Jewish or politically undesirable. 80 years after the passing of The Law
Halle and Milan offer a special master’s program: “European Integration and Regional Development” is a master’s program whose students come from two universities, study in two countries
The 12th Long Night of the Sciences, which took place at the beginning of July in Halle, was a huge success. Seven hours of hands-on research. Over 320 events. More than 80 participating organisations
Many students from Halle’s university travel to various destinations around the world for their semesters abroad. A large percentage of the trips are organised by the Erasmus programme. As part of the 2013 International Week, the International Office at MLU put on its fourth annual photo contest. All of the winners’ photos were displayed in the Juridicum cafeteria. Some of the best photos can also be found in the annual magazine.