Trip to underground salt mine in Merkers (Thuringia)

Join us on an exciting journey up to 800 meters deep into salt formations (mainly potash) in Thuringia. See the hall-like large bunker with the largest underground bucket wheel excavator in the world or the crystal grotto, discovered in 1980, a unique natural wonder, with salt crystals up to one meter edge length and a fantastic museum. See the Gold Room where at the end of the Second World War, the entire gold and foreign exchange holdings of the Reichsbank and art work of inestimable value was kept.

When? Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Where? The meeting point: 8.30 am at the central bus station in Freiberg
Departure: 8.45 am

Return time: approx. 8 pm
Participation fee: 15 Euro

Please register until December 10 by paying the participation fee at the International Office, Akademiestraße 6, room EG.20:  2 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.                                                   


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Past events

Workshop: Communication in team work

Communication in team work - workshop - 16 December 2017When? – Saturday, 16 December 2017, 10 am - 3 pm
Where? – Karl-Kegel-Bau, Leipziger Straße, Room 1075
Trainer: Sondos Saquran, Certified Trainer by    the Arabian Global Academy for T&HRD

Description: Goal of the workshop is to help developing communication skills in workgroups, solving problems in teams and improving relations with others.

Participants will learn important strength points:

  • Cooperation
  • Trust
  • How to criticize and receive criticism
  • Appreciating and handling differences

Registration: Registration is required, please use this online form


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Guided Tour through the underground mine "Reiche Zeche", Freiberg

Underground mining TunnelWhen? – Sunday, 17 December 2017, Starts at 3.30 pm, duration 1,5 hours

Where? – The meeting point is in front of Freiberg Castle "Freudenstein" at 2.30 pm. Together we will walk to the mine.

Please register only if you are going to participate for sure: 

Registration no longer possible! The maximum number of participants has been reached.


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