Sunday, December 13th 2018 – Visit of Biberach
|We shall visit Biberach, an interesting old town south of Ulm.
There we shall have a guided tour in English language and afterwards we shall invite you to a cup of Glühwein or another beverage without alcohol there on the Weihnachtsmarkt. We meet at Ulm Hbf near the bakery left of the main entrance latest 13:00.
For use of the train you need only your student ticket or student identy
The city-guidance – and if necessary the ticket – is sponsored by ASSIST. Further stay in Biberach and return to Ulm will be at your own pleasure.
Please registrate as soon as possible by answering to Walter.Knauss@gmx.de
Responsible: Marga Herrmann and Walter Knauss
Wednesday, December 11th 2018 – Christmas-Party
|As every year, we organize a Christmas-Party. We celebrate an authentic German Advent, with Glühwein, food, pastries and drinks, reading Christmas stories, singing some Christmas songs and talking about Christmas celebrations in different countries.
Details of program: 2019-12-11_Christmas_inv
Recently realized events
Saturday, November 30th 2019 – Excursion to the Merzedes-Benz Museum
|We visited the Mercedes Benz Museum, We enjoyed the interesting excebition on nine levels and covering a floor space of 16,500 m², the museum presents breathtaking vehicles and over 1,500 exhibits. we discovered the automotive and contemporary history from the very first patented car in the world to the hydrogen vehicle from this millennium.
Responsible: Klaus Schuder
Details of program: 2019-11-30_Invitation_Mercedes Benz Museum
Saturday, October 26th 2019 – Excursion to the historical town of Nördlingen
|We visited the historical town of Nördlingen, and had a conducted tour through the town and in the famous „Rieskrater Museum„.
Responsible: Ulrich Petri
Details of program: 2019-10-26_Invitation_Noerdlingen
Saturday, September 7th – Excursion to the City of Nürnberg
|We had the unique opportunity to participate in an excursion by train to one of Germany’s most attractive historic locations: the city of Nürnberg – the richest and most important town in the middle ages in the German Empire. We had a conducted tour through the town and afterwards , time to stroll around on your own.
Responsible: Hildegard Henseler and Walter Knauß
The excursion was originally planned by bus, however there were not enough participants, thus we changed to train
Saturday, July 13th – Excursion to Ammersee and Abbey Andechs
Responsible: Margret Zender, Petra Wieland and Annette Schmidt
Details of program – invitation: 2019-07-13_Andechs_Inv
Link to Andechs Abbey : Andechs Abbey
We travelled by train to Utting beside the lake Ammersee in Bavaria, there took a boat to the other side of the lake and then walked to our final destination Abbey Andechs.
We’ll had a look around and visited the abbey Biergarten .
Saturday, June 22nd – Excursion to Zwiefalten
Responsible: Erla Spatz-Zöllner and Rüdiger Miksch
Details of program – invitation: 2019-06-22_Zwiefalten_inv
Link to Zwiefalten: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zwiefalten
Saturday, April 27th – Excursion to Bad Urach
|We drove to Bad Urach by private cars, had a walk to the waterfall, continued toe the ruins of former Hohenurach castle. The tour ended with a sightseeing tour in the city of Bad Urach.
Responsible: Erla Spatz
Details of program – invitation: 2019-04-27_Bad-Urach_Inv
Link to Bad Urach
Pictures, taken at the excursion, to enlarge, please click on the thumbs! All pictures © E. Miksch
Saturday, 6th of April 2019 – Excursion to Black Forest
with a walking tour around the Titisee and on the Feldberg
|We had a bus to bring us to the black forest, walked around the picturesque Titisee and continued our journey passing the Feldberg, the highest mountain of Baden-Württemberg (1500m). Further we travelled to St.Blasien. There we visit the church, a masterpiece of architecture, 200 years old and one of the largest cathedrals in northern Europe.
Responsible: Walter Knauß, Marga Herrmann, Hildegard Henseler
Saturday, February 9th 2019 – Excursion to Obersdorf and Breitachklamm
|We made a walking tour the around Oberstdorf in the wintry Alps .
The highlight was a hiking trip through a gorge (narrow canyon) called Breitachklamm,
The Breitach is a small creek flowing in a deep valley of up to 50 meters depth and with rocks rising up on the right and left side. The water from the surface is frozen and forms majestic icecicles. We walked on a path on the right or left side of the creek, which is secured by railings. The total length of walking tour was around 7 km, thereof the tour along the gorge 2 km.Responsible: Petra WielandDetails of program – invitation: 2019-02-09_Breitachklamm_InvLink to Breitachklamm
Pictures, from the excursion. In order to enlarge, please click on the thumbs!
Saturday, December 15th 2018 – Christmas-Market in Bad Wimpfen
Wednesday, December 5th 2018 – Christmas-Party
|As every year, we organized a Christmas-Party. We celebrate an authentic German Advent, with Glühwein, food, pastries and drinks, reading Christmas stories, singing some Christmas songs and talking about Christmas celebrations in different countries.
Details of program: 2018-12-05_Christmas_inv
Periodical Meetings of the ASSIST-Team –
next date is November 21st 2019 at 14:30 h
The Senior Consultants meet once a month – generally on the 3rd Thursday of each month – to discuss upcoming topics like joint events, excursions or workshops, evolution of tasks and functions, adopting of strategies, matters of organisation, feedback to the members of ASSIST and the University of Ulm, etc.
The meetings take place in:
Generationentreff Ulm/Neu-Ulm – Ochsenhäuser Hof, 1st floor at 14:30 h
Address: Grüner Hof 5, 89073 Ulm
Further dates will be:
12/12/2019, 16/01/2020, 20/02/2020, 19/03/2020, 16/04/2020, 14/05/2020
How do I get informations about the activities of ASSIST
All members of ASSIST will get a detailed invitation-letter by email for each event.
In many cases a registration at the respective organiser is necessary.
To become a member at ASSIST please contact the coordinator Rüdiger Miksch rmiksch(at)t-online.de for registration.
Proposals for additional excursions are most welcome. Students and senior consultants are asked to send them to Rüdiger Miksch.
Reports and pictures from passed events
see „Past activities in the overhead menue“