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International Summer University

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About Giessen

In warmer weather, you will find that the citizens of Giessen are eagerly under way, by bike or on foot, exploring what the city and its environs have to offer by way of recreational possibilities. Settle down in the evening in one of the many beer gardens and enjoy the friendly atmosphere. In the immediate vicinity of the city you will find the lakes at Heuchelheim and Launsbach, which are the ideal summer venues for swimming, sunbathing, picknicking, waterskiing, and leisurely walks. Discover the typical Central Hessian landscape and the medieval castles atop the Gleiberg and the Vetzberg, just a few kilometers from Giessen. The nature reserves and recreational areas in the Vogelsberg and Wetterau districts are only a stone's throw away, and invite you to undertake hiking trips, sporting activities, and family outings. The course of the Lahn River is dotted with medieval towns, villages, and castles.
Should you feel you are missing the kicks of big city life, take a trip to Frankfurt. Hesse's commercial and cultural metropolis and its huge range of activities and venues is only 45 minutes away by train.
We trust that you will feel quite at ease in Giessen, and wish you a profitable and stimulating stay!

The City of Giessen
With 84,000 inhabitants and 40,000 students Giessen has the highest student density of all German university towns. Giessen therefore offers a wide range of cultural activities for students and its location in the Lahn River valley amidst a picturesque landscape of rolling hills makes for high-quality leisure and recreational possibilities.
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Municipal Theatre Giessen
The Giessen Municipal Theatre offers a broad repertoire of opera, musical, operetta, classical and modern drama, and modern dance theater on two stages. Check the webpages of the Giessen Municipal Theater for the online season brochure and calendar as well as tickets.
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Mathematikum - Hands-On Mathematical Museum

The world's first hands-on mathematical museum was conceived by Albrecht Beutelspacher, professor for mathematics at Justus Liebig University. It was inaugurated in 2002. More than 120 interactive exhibits attract over 150.000 visitors each year. Get involved and experience stunning phenomena yourself!

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Liebig Museum
The Liebig Museum in Giessen is located in what was once Justus von Liebig's famous laboratory. The father of modern experimental chemistry taught at Justus Liebig University from 1824-1852 and gave the world baking powder, fertilizers, chloroform, and meat extract (among other important things). 
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District of Giessen
As soon as you leave the town of Giessen you are surrounded by a hinterland of stunning beauty. Look at the website of the District of Giessen for places to visit and things to do. 
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Hessenpark Open-Air Museum
Over 100 original buildings including interior from the past 400 years were painstakingly preserved at the Hessenpark, the open-air museum depicting the cultural history of Hesse. Take a stroll through streets and villages, even a whole landscape - new in composition, yet ancient and original. Watch dyers, ropemakers, wood turners, blacksmiths, farm workers and doll makers at their traditional work. Don't forget to try the exquisite bread fresh from the oven...
Saalburg/UNESCO World Heritage Limes
2000 years ago the 550 km-long Limes formed the fortified border between the Roman Empire and the territory of the Germanic tribes. Today it is safeguarded as a UNESCO world heritage and lies just outside the city gates of Giessen. Take a journey back to Roman (or - depending on the side of your approach - barbaric) times in the world's only reconstructed Roman fort and archaeological park Saalburg.


Giessen Newspapers and Magazines

Gießener Anzeiger
The Gießener Anzeiger offers regional and world-wide news as well as an ad section.
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Gießener Allgemeine
The Gießener Allgemeine is another Giessen newspaper also offering regional and world-wide news. 
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Free Magazine "Express"
Up-to-date information for students on what's going on in Giessen: concerts, cinema, parties, ... Also includes an ads section. 
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Field Trips

International Summer University 2020

Welcome to Justus Liebig University's 16th International Summer University in Giessen, Germany.

"A place focused on innovation, excellence and sustainability"

We invite you to spend four weeks of intense analyzing, studying, developing, discussing and traveling in Germany. ISU 2020 takes place from July 18 to August 15, 2020 and focuses on:

Innovation in Medicine and Health Care - Economics, Incentives and Sustainability


During the four weeks in Giessen students will study in a familiar atmosphere and meet excellent lecturers and practitioners from all over the world. Besides, they will attend a German language course offered at different levels. 


Students can join our field trips to leading pharma companies, to the magnificent European capitals Berlin and Brussels and enjoy the beautiful German landscape on our Rhine Valley trip. 


Please feel free to contact us