Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg


Steffen Liebscher

phone: 49 345 55 23382
fax: 49 345 55 27191

room 130
Große Steinstraße 73
D-06108 Halle/Saale

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Social Events

Sunday (August 10), late afternoon

Welcome reception (in Halle).

Monday (August 11), evening

Guided city tour through Halle.

Wednesday (August 13), afternoon

Excursion (two choices):

Wittenberg is a small town (with a population of approx. 50,000) situated some 80km to the north-east of Halle. Wittenberg is about 800 years old and a historically important political and cultural center especially due to close connections with Martin Luther, the protestant reformer. The Castle Church in Wittenberg is the place where in 1517 Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses and where today his tomb can be found. A city tour will cover numerous historical sites in Wittenberg. The trip to Wittenberg and back to Halle will be by bus.

The BMW factory Leipzig is located some 40km east of Halle. It was opened in 2005 and is one of the most modern car factories in the world. The factory employs about 6,000 workers and has a production capacity of up to 750 cars per day. Beside BMW’s classical vehicle series (1 & 2 series) also electric cars (i series) are manufactured. There will be an extensive tour through the factory. The trip to the factory and back to Halle will be by bus.

Thursday (August 14), evening

The Conference dinner will take place at the DORMERO Congress Center    in Halle.