Welcome Event 2019

On 29 November 2019 the annual Welcome Event for international researchers was held at the Orangery in Erlangen. After welcoming remarks by Prof. Dr. Günter Leugering, FAU Vice President Research, Prof. Dr. Schwieger introduced the newly founded regional group Franken of the German Society of Humboldtians e.V. (Deutsche Gesellschaft der Humboldtianer e.V.). Furthermore, the central support services of FAU that offer valuable information for the researchers’ careers introduced their work. Together with a small snack the participants could network with each other. As a welcome gift the FAU bags with the FAU gingerbread heart were handed to the researchers. The highlight of this year´s Welcome Event: The FAU bags contained the Playmobil figure of FAU´s founder, Margrave Friedrich of Brandenburg-Bayreuth.