11 October 2021|19neunzehn
A Chance for Researchers in Exile
In Germany, there are many programs that help researchers who face political, religious, or ethnic persecution in their own countries. At Universität Hamburg, Kristin Günther and her team in the Department of International Affairs lend support.
27 November 2017|Forschung
PS: It is war. Student research project on letters to and from the front
How does love function in war? To find this out, 10 students examined a trove of letters between a husband at the front and his wife at home during the First World War. The student-led seminar project earned its organizers more than just credit points.
4 July 2017|Campus
More money, more time, more contacts—the Deutschlandstipendium is a great opportunity
Photo: Karolina Alba
Rent, food, the semester contribution—university students are often strapped for cash. There are, however, more than 2,000 state and private institutions offering grants and scholarships. In addition to financial aid, they provide access to various helpful networks. Jan-Niklas Pries, who has just...
17 April 2017|Campus
Devoted fans have taken the fantasy sport quidditch out of the Harry Potter books and onto the turf, creating a trend sport that has now reached Hamburg. UHH students Tristan Dück and Lea Stankiewicz from the Hamburg Werewolves let us in on the magic of the game.
[Read on in German . . .]
17 April 2017|Campus
Diversity at Universität Hamburg
A university should be, by definition, a place where many different perspectives, interests, and people meet. As a concept, diversity encourages us to think critically about what these differences mean for a university and how we can make diversity a natural part of everday campus life. [Read on in...
15 April 2017|Research
Hamburg's eight-legged beauties—the Arachnid Collection
For many, spiders give more cause for fright than fascination. Not so for scientists working on Universität Hamburg's Arachnid Collection: together with centipedes, millipedes, mites, and tardigrades, spiders form the basis of diverse research into the insect world. [Read on in English . . .]