Programme 2024

In partnership with the University of Glasgow

Friday, 28 June 2024 from 2 p.m. (14.00 Uhr)


Welcome our Scot-t Fest

Coffee and Tea 

Senatssaal NatFak
14.20 Opening Ceremony Senatssaal NatFak
Digital Humanities - Research for the 21st Century from the University of Glasgow

Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT), Our Heritage, Our Stories (TaNC), Burns in Virtual Reality, Museums in the Metaverse                      

Lorna Hughes, Kirsteen McCue, Pauline Mackay

Senatssaal NatFak
16.45 Coffee and Tea Senatssaal NatFak

Walter Scott & James Hogg: Singing Competitively for Scotland 

Kirsteen McCue with the University of Glasgow Chapel Choir

Linke Aula

Talking about Scottish Nature Writing: 

On Stage with author Merryn Glover and singer-songwriter Jenny Sturgeon

Linke Aula
19.00 Wine and Pretzels Foyer Alte Mensa
20.00 Steve Crawford and Jenny Sturgeon QKaff

Saturday, 29 June 2024 from 10 a.m. (10.00 Uhr)

Focus on Scotland in Rheinland-Pfalz
10.00 Welcome and Introduction Linke Aula

Scotland in Rheinland-Pfalz - Rhineland-Palatinate in Schottland:

A Scottish-German Roundtable on our partnership

Linke Aula


•Choir Workshop with the University of Glasgow Chapel Choir

•Blasad Gàidhlig: A Scottish-Gaelic Workshop with Lena Krochmann

(Please register via Eventbrite)


Atrium maximum


Audi max

10.15 and 15.30 Lowland Games for the wee lads and lassies (Kids) Parking Lot

Scottish Nature Writing: 

Reading with Merryn Glover

Linke Aula
12.20 Concert with University of Glasgow Chapel Choir Linke Aula
13.00 Lunch Break with Alumni-Café

GO Mensch 2024

with students from Scotland, Ireland, Latvia and Rheinland-Pfalz

Atrium maximum

JGU Scotland HUB Piper 

Sascha Koch MacDonald

Parking Lot

Scottish Crime Fiction: 

Reading with Frank Winter

Linke Aula
15.30 Coffee and Tea Atrium maximum
15.30 Whisky Tasting with Frank Winter Linke Aula

Concert "Singing Robert Burns"

Kirsteen McCue with University of Glasgow Chapel Choir

Linke Aula
17.30 Wine and Pretzels Atrium maximum

Ceilidh (Scottish Dancing for Everyone)

Narhalla Dancers, John Wolfe Gang, FSCDC e.V

Linke Aula



Public Viewing EURO 2024

(Round of Sixteen)

Atrium maximum



Register for the Scot-t Fest here!

Food and Drinks

There will be food trucks and a wine stand at limited times during the Scot-t Fest. Additionally, there are nearby restaurants very close to the location, like the Kulturcafé, Baron and Imbiss Diwan.


The Scot-t Fest 2024 will take place in the Senatssaal of the NatFak and in the  "Alte Mensa" on the campus of JGU Mainz.

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Find the Alte Mensa on Google Maps

Getting to Campus

The campus of JGU is only a short distance from Mainz main station (20 minutes on foot or two stops
by bus or tram). You can either get off at the stop “Universität” and enter campus via the main gate or
get off at the stop “Friedrich-von-Pfeiffer-Weg” which is located behind the Philosophicum building. You
can also download the app “Mainzer Mobilität” for bus and tram timetables.

The following bus or tram lines take you from Mainz main station to campus:

6 (in direction Münchfeld/Gonsenheim)

9 (in direction Arena)

51 (in direction Lerchenberg)

53 (in direction Lerchenberg)

54 (in direction Klein-Winternheim)

55 (in direction Nieder-Olm)

56 (in direction Wackernheim)

57 (in direction Bretzenheim)

58 (in direction Finthen)

59 (in direction Hochschule Mainz)

64 (in direction Hartenberg)

65 (in direction Hartenberg)

68 (in direction Budenheim)

75 (in direction Schwabenheim/Ingelheim)