BTU celebrates Europe Weeks in May

Around Europe Day on 9 May 2023, the BTU and the city of Cottbus, together with various stakeholders and initiatives, have planned a diverse programme on the topic of Europe and invite you to various events:

From 03.05.2023: Mensa action meal (10 days - 10 partner universities) 12.00

04.05.2023: Volleyball (open training) for the EUNICE Alliance Games, 17.00 - 21.00, admission: free
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Sports Hall, Walther-Pauer-Straße 3, Cottbus

05.05.2023: Information stand EUNICE, 11.00 - 12.00 h
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, FabLab, Walther-Pauer-Straße 7, Cottbus

08.05.2023: Europe Workshop in the CreativeOpenLab (CoLab)
15.00 - 17.00 h

Admission: free, Registration required
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Starting Block B2, Siemens-Halske-Ring 2, Cottbus

09.05.2023: Cottbuser Europagespräche (CEG), ceremonial opening of the discussion series by former Bundestag President Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, 17 h
BTU, im Großen Hörsaal (Konrad-Zuse-Straße 4), 03046 Cottbus, Participation is free of charge. Prior registration is not necessary.

09.05.2023: OpenLab Model Factory, 2.30 - 4.30 pm
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, LG3A, R.183/184, Siemens-Halske-Ring 14, Cottbus, Participation is free. Registration is not necessary.

09.05.2023: Study Abroad Fair, 13.00 - 17.00
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, ZHG, Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1, Cottbus

10.05.2023: Online panel discussion on the topic "Europe and Lusatia, 16.00
with Dr. Christian Ehler (MEP-BB), Prof. Michael Hübner (BTU), Anke Stahl (DAAD), Dr. Johannes Schmees (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Dial-in via WebEx:

10.05.2023: EUROPE! (short film programme, 9 films / 81 min), 19.00, Admission: 5 / 3,50 EUR
OBENKINO, Street of Youth 16, Cottbus

11.05.2023: Quiz Lab Europe, 18.30
Students pay a 1 € entrance fee. Everybody else pays 5 €.
Bunter Bahnhof, Güterzufuhrstraße 8, Cottbus

13.05.2023: Public Viewing of the Eurovision Song Contest, 21.00, Admission: free
Scandale / Primawetter, Güterzufuhrstraße 8, Cottbus

16.05.2023: Speak-Dating (search and find language tandem partners), 16.00-19.00, admission: free,
Registration required:
Town Hall, Erich Kästner Platz 1, Cottbus

16.05.2023: The Sound of Europe (concert), 19.00, Admission: free
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Concert Hall, Building 7 - SD (Geb. 7), Lipezker Straße 47, Cottbus

18.05.2023: PolkaBeats with MAKATUMBE and MALAKA HOSTEL, 20.00, day ticket: 25 EUR
Strombad, Stromstraße 14, Cottbus

23.05.2023: Reading "The Sky over Europe" by and with Sören Bollmann, 18.30, admission: free
City and Regional Library, Berliner Straße 13/14, Cottbus

23.05.2023: AMARO FILMOS - WE ARE HERE (film and talk), 18.30, Admission: 6 / 4.50 EUR
OBENKINO, Street of Youth 16, Cottbus

30.05.2023: LOCATION / COLLOCAZIONE / Part I
Short film programme: Dance, music, places in films by cri du coeur - shot in Africa, Israel, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Sicily.
19.00., admission: 6 / 4.50 EUR
OBENKINO, Straße der Jugend 16, Cottbus

Colori performance: dance, music, video, one place - cri du coeur live - merging together. Music: MONDOLETTOSOTTOILCORVO
21.00, Admission: 6 / 4,50 EUR
BLMK / Diesel Power Station, Am Amtsteich 15, Cottbus

The programme of the Europe Weeks will be continuously updated and also published on the website of the City of Cottbus.

Background to the Cottbus Europe Weeks:
The initiation of the Cottbus Europe Weeks is a cooperation between the International Relations Office of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and the "Education & Integration" department of the Cottbus city administration. The BTU's commitment focuses on the diversity of study opportunities across national borders. Programmes such as Erasmus+ and European higher education alliances such as EUNICE (European UNIversity for Customised Education) bring Europe to life.
In addition to the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, the University of Cantabria (Spain), the University of Catania (Italy), the University of Mons (Belgium), the Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), the University of Vaasa (Finland), the Technical University of Poznań (Poland) and soon also the University of Peloponnese (Greece), the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (Portugal) and the University of Karlstad (Sweden) are represented in the European university network.


Christin Handrek
Stabsstelle International Relations Office
T +49 (0) 355 69-2830

Susi Liesegang
HVP Forschung und wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs
T +49 (0) 355 69-2045