Lecture with Prof. Silja Klepp

The third and final event within the lecture series on the theme ‘environmental changes and its social impacts’ was facilitated by students within the Master of International Social Sciences program on January 24, 2018. It included a lecture by Prof. Dr. Silja Klepp from Universität Kiel on „Climate Change and Migration: A Perspective of Oceania“. Dr. […]


Stefan Mey spoke about his book „Darknet“

On Wednesday, January, 17, 2018, Stefan Mey spoke about his new non-fiction book “Darknet” at the library. In his lecture he explored the dark side of the internet and spoke about what the darknet is, how it is used and how to get access to it. This event was part of the Human Rights Day […]

Our Guest: Dr. Leonie Newhouse

On Wednesday, January 17th 2018, the Master Program of International Social Sciences (ISS) welcomed Dr. Leonie Newhouse as a guest speaker. Dr. Léonie Newhouse is a senior research fellow / group leader associated with the ‘African Urban Diversity’ research cluster in the Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of […]

Edited Statutes of the Student’s Council

The student’s body of FAU edited its statutes and came to an agreement with the rectorship. The president of the student’s body, Samuel Kubesch, and the rector, Prof. Dr. Roland E. Fischer, signed the edited document on January 11, 2018. The statutes govern the membership and the work of the student’s body, names their bodies […]

The traditional singing of Christmas songs in Friedensau

As in every year, Friedensau invited its neighbors and citizens to the traditional singing of Christmas songs at the last weekend before Christmas – this year it was on December 17, 2017. The songs were sung not at the camping site but at the market place in front of the barn. Some musicians played the […]

Democracy in the age of digital monitoring

The Human Rights Day was organized also in 2017 with several events at Friedensau Adventist University. December 10 has been the Day of Rememberance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights since 1948 when this Declaration was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. The motto of the events at FAU on the International Day […]

Christmas concert in Friedensau

As an attunement for the christmas season, Friedensau Adventist University invited its neighbours to come to the chapel of Friedensau on Friday, December 8, 2017. Several ensembles like a children’s, the university’s and senior citizen’s choir, the brass ensemble of Friedensau and the Friedensau International Choir invited the audience to join them in singing or […]

Climatic change and the use of ressources

The lecture series of the study programme International Social Science at the faculty Christian Social Sciences about the social consequences of the climatic change and the use of ressouurces was continued on December 6, 2017. Dr. Festus Boamah from the university of Bayreuth talked about  Die Vorlesungsreihe zu den sozialen Folgen des Klimawandels und der […]

Hand in hand for refugees

About 60 volunteers working for refugee issues and in the integration work of adventist churches and of the “Adventwohlfahrtswerk” met for an encounter weekend from November 24 to 26, 2017 in Friedensau. The active alliance “Gemeinsam für Flüchtlinge” (Hand in hand for refugees) invited them. This alliance – founded in 2015 – unites four partner […]