Each year the Jewish cultural festival presents a diverse potpourri of theatrical performances, readings, discussions, exhibitions, church services, and concerts featuring outstanding performers from around the world. This year’s theme is „Shalom Berlin“. Please find the program here.
When? November 7 - November 17, 2019
Where? Synagoge Rykestraße, Renaussance Theater, Jüdisches Gemeindehaus Fasanenstraße and more
Admission: depends on the venue
Berlin Science Week is a 10-day international festival. Based in Berlin, Science Week is the global platform for dialogue and collaboration between science and society to inspire a deeper understanding of the world. Some topics are future of digital identity, medicine or work, food security, the relationship between humans and machines, the politics of inequality, art and science, or climate change economics. This and more will be discussed in over 130 events across the city.
When? November 1 - November 10, 2019
Where? At participating institutions all over Berlin, Central hub is the Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin.
Serveral landmarks, historical sights, streets and squares in Berlin will be covered in light projections and video art (hotspots for this are Brandburger Gate, TV tower, Berlin Cathedral, to name but a few). The Festival of Lights will take place for the 15th time this year.
When? October 11 - October 19, 2019, 7pm - Midnight
Where? all over Berlin
For all poetry enthusiasts, Berlin offers a number of different poetry slams that take place regularly in different locations throughout the city. If you want to attend Germany’s oldest slam, Bastard Poetry Slam, taking place since 1993, you can do so every third Friday of the month at Ritter Butzke in Kreuzberg. Other fun poetry slams include Bubble Slam in Oberschöneweide, Kreuzberg Slam or Inselslam at Insel Berlin. Most slams take place monthly and admission is between 3 and 7 Euro.
Welcome to our official FU-BEST blog! Here we share everything exciting in and around Berlin with our current FU-BESTers. Of course, everyone else who is interested in getting a glimpse into the perks of being a student in Berlin is cordially invited to join us along the ride.
You’ll find tips for interesting lectures on and off campus, free time activities, event information, our favorite eating spots, and many other things that make Berlin unique.