Freiburg-Madison-Gesellschaft e.V.





Our Program in 2018




January 24



  Annual General Assembly of the Freiburg-Madison-Gesellschaft


at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.





Looking back into 2017



February 7



German-American Stammtisch


Dr. Manfred Höfert:


Fire and Fury


An anthology of present US politics


at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.


Read the introduction


March 7




German-American Stammtisch


AYF Resident Director Professor Senta Görtler:


Aber ja, aber nein!


Kulturelle und sprachliche Missverständnisse


at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.


April 11



German-American Stammtisch



Brainstorming in View of the 900th Aniversary of the City of Freiburg 2020



Our guest will be Mr. Holger Thiemann, organizer of the 900th anniversary of the
City of Freiburg


at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.





May 1



Traditional FMG Hiking Tour on German Labour Day
with the American Students


Meeting point 1: At 9:30 a.m. at Bertoldsbrunnen. Departure streetcar line 2 at 9:39 to Günterstal; stop Dorfstraße at 9:52. Change at 9:55 into bus 21 direction Horben.

Meeting point 2 for our hike is the bus terminus Horben–Rathaus at 10:10 a.m..



Starting at Horben we shall hike through the Black Forest direction St. Ulrich. Around noon we shall have lunch at the Berglusthaus. Students are invited.  Around 4 p.m. we shall walk back to Horben where the bus leaves at 5:11 p.m.




June 8



German-American Stammtisch


 Allison Wildman:


City Planning


Comparing the US and Germany


at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.








June 22



A party at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle










8. July


 Independence Day Party








September 5



Guided tour in English for the students of the
Academic Year in Freiburg (AYF). Guests are welcome.


Historic Places in Freiburg


The 2017 crowd

Meeting place Rathausplatz (Bertold Schwarz Fountain) at 10 a.m.








September 12



Reception for the Students of the
 Academic Year (AYF) in Freiburg 2018/2019



at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 6 p.m.





October 3

Traditional Hiking Tour
with our American Students
around the Schönberg on German Unity Day

Happy AYF-students in 2017









October 10



German-American Stammtisch


Artur Korn, lawyer:


Zum Insolvenzrecht von Staaten im Vergleich USA – EU


at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.











German-American Stammtisch


Analysis of the Midterm Elections Results


at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.











Dezember 5
Saint Nicholas


Traditional Christmas Dinner


The 2017 Black Forest badgers in concert

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 7 p.m.





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