MEG Intercultural Team-building Weekend 2009
As in previous year, this years MEG class had the opportunity to explore the dynamics of multi-cultural teams, with a professional team-builder from SPICE consulting from Dec 12-13, 2009. An added bonus this year: the workshop was held in the Faculty’s seminar house on the Schauinsland Mountain in the Black Forest, and included an overnight stay fully catered with traditional German food. Read more and see pictures...
Dec 08, 2009
Leonora Lorena, a MEG student from Portugal, was awarded the DAAD prize for excellent achievement of international students. This prize, which is endowed with a 1000 Euro, is awarded once a year to an international student who not only demonstrates excellent academic achievement, but is also exemplary in his/her commitment to society and intercultural activities. Read more...
It is time to say goodbye to the third generation of MEGs and FEMS! The graduates celebrated this happy (and a little sad) occasion on November 9th in Peterhofkeller. After several speeches by the program directors, the students presented themselves in creative and humorous ways … read more and see pictures
July 22, 2009
The summer semester edition of the MEG newsletter is now available. Click here for all the latest news of the MEG Programme, a wide range of reports and comments on travels and work, and of course a new instalment of the MEG cartoon.
Past editions of the newsletter can be found in the Newsletter section.
May 8, 2009
The head of UNCTAD's Trade and Sustainable Development Section, Dr. Ulrich Hoffmann, joined the MEG program for a guest lecture. He presented on "The Current Economic Crisis and Its Effects on Sustainable Structural Change in Economy and Trade". Looking for input from MEG students and attending guests was important to Dr. Hoffmann: "We need the cross-fertilization between universities and organizations such as UNCTAD", he explained. A background article and his presentation can be downloaded for personal use and feedback to our guest lecturer.
March 03, 2009
During an excursion to Geneva from Feb.16-18 MEG students gained valuable insights in the inner workings of various UN agencies, the World Trade Organization, IUCN and NGOs. International conventions, such as... (read more and see more pictures)