Dr. Sigrid Rieuwerts receives Constance Council Prize 2021
Award ceremony of the "Konstanzer Konzilspreis" postponed to 2022
The "Constance Council Prize. Prize for European Encounters and Dialogue" will be awarded in 2021 to Prof. Dr Sigrid Rieuwerts from the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. With this award, the Board of Trustees of the Constance Council Prize, at the suggestion of this year’s patron, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, honours Dr Sigrid Rieuwerts’ remarkable commitment to numerous cross-border educational projects and cultural relations as well as the promotion of tolerance and intercultural understanding. Scotland's first female First Minister is herself a convinced European and advocate of these European values.
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4 March 2021: Rhineland-Palatinate and Scotland sign Declaration of Intent on cooperation in education, culture,
higher education and research
Scotland and Rheinland-Pfalz have a long-shared history of lively cooperation in the field of education, culture, higher education and research.
We are delighted to see an even closer partnership agreed today!
Coming up: 2021 GO events in Glasgow and Edinburgh
This April we can finally present the results of "2021 GO: A fearful hope" at two events, in Glasgow and Edinburgh and we are delighted to be joined by award-winning poet Daniela Danz.
The event in Glasgow will be held on Wednesday, 20 April 2022 at the Goethe-Institut Glasgow, 5.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
The event in Edinburgh will be held on Friday, 22 April 2022 in the Lothian Chambers, 6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Read more about "2021 GO: A fearful hope".
"Fast Faust" - German Theatre perfomance
As part of the long-standing partnership between the Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz and the University of Aberdeen, the UoA’s German Drama Group under the direction of JGU’s Lisa von Gartzen put on a refreshingly funny, abbreviated version of Goethe’s well-known masterpiece Faust. Read the full review
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The Scottish Government is pleased to announce the launch of a funding call in support of research collaboration in the fields of life sciences and biotechnology, jointly funded by the Scottish Government, the Rhineland-Palatinate Ministry for Science and Health, and the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance. » Read more
End of term
Happy Burns Night!
Sadly we still can't celebrate the birthday of Robert Burns like we used to. Instead we will come together for a talk by Dominik Wallerius on Muriel Spark's The Driver's Seat. » Read more
Merry Christmas from the Scotland HUB
Newsletter from the Scottish Government in Germany. » Read more