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International Lounge

The lecture series 'International Lounge' and 'International Lounge+' have been taking place in the Iwalewahaus since 2015. International scientists give lectures on exciting, current topics. Lectures are open to the public, free of charge, and held in English.

Speakers come from different disciplines and in their presentations reflect the research foci of the University of Bayreuth. Socially relevant and politically current topics are prioritized in the scheduling of lectures.

The International Office of the University of Bayreuth is responsible for the 'International Lounge' and 'International Lounge+'.

Admission is free and registration not required!

Upcoming events

Currently no upcoming events

Past dates

  • 13th July 2022, 7 p.m.
    Theme: The African Union and regional peace and security
    Speaker: Dr. Eki Yemisi Omorogbe, University of Leicester, England

  • July 6th, 2020
    Theme: The Global Burden of COVID-19: Lessons Learned from the First Six Months of the Epidemic
    Speaker: Eduardo J. Simoes, Professor of Health Management and Informatics, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
    Click here for the recording of the lecture (video on Youtube)

  • December 2, 2019
    Theme: Who Will Care for Me? Children without Parental Care in Tanzania
    Speaker: Florencia Kimario, BIGSAS Junior Research Fellow

  • July 8th, 2019
    Theme: Disease forecast: mapping the geographic potential of disease spread under current and future climate
    Speaker: Dr. Abdallah Samy, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (University of Kansas) and Entomology Department (Ain Shams University)

  • July 1st, 2019
    Theme: Freedom of Religion in France vs. The European Concept of Human Rights
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Olivier Dubos, political scientist and lecturer in public law at the University of Bordeaux

  • May 6th, 2019
    Theme: “Local Reconciliation in Libya since 2011:The Actors, the Processes and Mechanisms”
    Speaker: Dr. Amal El-Obeidi, University of Benghazi, Libya (PSI Fellow at the University of Bayreuth)

For further information, please contact

Thorsten Parchent

Thorsten ParchentHead of Welcome & Alumni Services, Project Manager Summer School

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-5323
E-mail: thorsten.parchent@uni-bayreuth.de
Office: Room 0.11.5, Building Central University Administration (ZUV)
Universitätsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth