Program

Friday 26th July 2019 Individual Arrival
Saturday 27th July 2019 Team-Building
09:00 – 11:00 Breakfast Breakfast with all departments of the Faculty 09
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Fringe event Rafting on the Rhine River
18:00 Dinner
Sunday 28th July 2019 Get to know Mainz
09:00 – 12:30 Language course
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Language course Practical language exercise in the city center of Mainz
17:00 – 19:00 Fringe event City & Quest
Monday 29th July 2019 Alexander von Humboldt – Introduction
09:00 – 12:30 Language course
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Official welcoming

Dean of the Faculty 09

Mayor of the City of Mainz

President of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

14:30 – 15:15 Lecture The natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt – His goals in natural history, methods, and results” – Prof. Dr. Eberhard Knobloch (TU Berlin)
15:15 – 16:00 Discussion
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30 Panel discussion

Prof. Dr. Eberhard Knobloch (TU Berlin)

Prof. Dr. Anton Escher (JGU, Mainz)

Prof. Dr. Tanja Schirmeister (JGU, Mainz)

Tuesday 30th July 2019

Alexander von Humboldt as Founder of

Geography as an Empirical Science

09:00 – 12:30 Fringe event Campus tour and presentation of the departments
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Film Measuring the World - Detlev Buck
16:00 – 16:30 Discussion
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30 Practical excersises „Cartography of feature films using the example of Detlev Bucks Measuring the World“ – N.N.
18:30 – 20:00 Fringe event Visiting the football stadium of 1. FSV Mainz 05
Wednesday 31st July 2019

The young Alexander von Humboldt and

Scientific Pharmacy

09:00 – 12:30 Language course
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Lecture „The influences of the american journey on the medicinal treasure“ – Prof. Dr. Tanja Schirmeister (JGU, Mainz)
14:30 – 15:00 Discussion
15:00 – 16:30 Practical exercises
17:00 – 19:00 Fringe event Visiting the company Boehringer Ingelheim
Thursday 01st August 2019 Alexander von Humboldt as a Chemist
09:00 – 12:30 Language course
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Fringe event Visiting the university sport
16:15 – 17:15 Lecture „Humboldt’s research about atmospheric chemistry“ – N.N.
17:15 – 17:45 Discussion
18:30 Dinner  
Friday 02nd August 2019 Humboldt’s Cosmos and his Work in Geosciences
09:00 – 12:30 Language course
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Lecture „The release of methane hydrate as a consequence of climate change“ – Dr. Klemens Seelos (JGU, Mainz)
14:30 – 15:00 Discussion
16:00 – 18:00 Fringe event Visiting the company juwi AG, Wörrstadt
Saturday 03rd August 2019 Alexander von Humboldt and the Globalisation
09:00 – 12:30 Practical exercises „Humboldt from a cultural-geographical point of view“ – Prof. Dr. Anton Escher (JGU,Mainz)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Practical exercises
16:00 – 17:30 Presentation of the results
18:30 – 20:30 Fringe event Trip through the vineyards with wine tasting
Sunday 04th 2019 Excursions
10:00 – 13:00 Fringe event Visiting the messel pit
14:30 – 16:30 Fringe event Visiting mines in Idar-Oberstein
Monday 05th August 2019 Conclusion
10:00 – 12:30 Panel discussion

„The most dangerous of all worldviews is the worldview of people who have never looked at the world”– Conclusion and overview

Prof. Dr. Anton Escher

Prof. Dr. Tobias Reich

Prof. Dr. Tanja Schirmeister

Dr. Klemens Seelos

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Presentation of the results
16:30 – 20:00 Fringe event Barbecue with all departments
Tuesday 06th August 2019 Individual Departure