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To help you meet other interesting people, the Welcome Center offers an array of events which are especially conceived for visiting researchers and PhD candidates:Nature Walk

  • Reception for international researchers (Welcome Reception)
  • Excursions in Regensburg and its surroundings (incl. city and campus tours)
  • Stammtisch / Get Togethers (once or twice a month)
  • Theater and Dance performances

Financing for our wide spectrum of events is made possible by:

Bavarian State Ministry For Education _science And The Arts Daad

Welcome Center Events


Events Stammtisch

We would like to see you all again at our next Stammtisch! A Stammtisch is an informal get together. Germans enjoy meeting their colleagues and friends in this environment. Our Stammtisch is a regular event where we will invite you to join in order to get to know us as well as each other.

    Monday, June 24th, 7.30 pm

Brewery Tour

Events Brewery

This June, we would like to invite you to a tour of the oldest Brewery in Regensburg. The tour will last 90mins and will give us the chance to get to know the whole process of brewing beer. A tasking of the beer is of course part of the tour!

Saturday, June 15th, 3 pm

Tour of the Regensburg BMW plant

Events Bmwtour

This May, we would like to invite you to a tour of Regensburg's BMW plant. The tour will last 2.5 hours and will give us the chance to get to know the production of the cars.

Saturday, May 25th, 11 am

Regensburger Maidult

Events Maildult

Twice a year the so called Dult takes place in Regensburg. This May we would like to invite you to join us for a visit of this fest. A visit of one of the beer tents is part of this event!

Saturday, May 11th, 5 pm


Events Kaffeestunde

With the beginning of the new semester we would like to invite you to our semester-opening Kaffeestunde (coffee hour) at the Welcome Center. This will be a perfect opportunity to catch up with your fellow researchers and with the Welcome Center staff.

Tuesday, April 30th, 1 to 3.30 pm

City Tour Regensburg

Events Citytour

In April we would like to invite you all on a tour of our beautiful old town in Regensburg. Especially for those of you who recently moved here this will be the opportunity to get to know the beautiful old town and it's history.

Saturday, April 27th, 1.25 pm


Event Bowling2

Once again we would love to invite you to a fun night of bowling with the Welcome Center! If doesn't matter if you've never been bowling before, or if you're an expert - you are all wecome to attend!

Wednesday, April 10th, 7.30 pm

Modern Dance: "Gefährliche Liebschaften"

Events Modern Dance2

"What a pleasure it is to alternately both object and  defeater of her remorses" - We invite you to watch the new and last Modern Dance production of Yuki Mori in the theater in Regensburg with us.

Tuesday, March 19th, 7.30 pm

Movie Night!

Events Movienight

In February we would like to invite you to another great movie night with us! There will be snacks and drinks.

Tuesday, February 12th, 8 pm

Board Games Night!

Events Spieleabend

For our first event of the new year, we would like to invite you all to another fun night of playing Board Games. Feel free to bring your own games! There will be snacks and drinks.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 6.30 pm

Nikolaus Gathering

Events Nikolausparty

Join us for a festive advent gathering: On Nikolaus-Day we would like to invite you for a gathering with punch and christmas cookies, which we will be making that night.

Thursday, December 6th, 6 pm

Modern Dance: "Der Tod und das Mädchen"

Events Moderndance

"The finite nature of life has moved humans at all times and in all cultures to debates in religious, philosophical and artistic levels." - We invite you to watch the new Modern Dance production of Yuki Mori and Fabien Prioville in the Velodrom in Regensburg with us.

Wednesday, November 7th, 7.30 pm

Scary Silent Movie Night!
Events Scary Silent Movie2

At the end of October and perfectly in time for Halloween, we would like to invite you to a special move night with us. We will be enjoying this scary move together.

Monday, October 29th, 8 pm

We are grateful to DAAD and the Bavarian State Ministry for Education, Science and the Arts for financial support for these events for international researchers.


RestaurantA Stammtisch is an informal get together. Germans enjoy meeting their colleagues and friends in this environment. Our Stammtisch is a regular event (once or twice a month) in a restaurant in Regensburg. PhD Students as well as guest researchers have the opportunity to get to know each other and talk about living and working in Regensburg.

The exact time and place will be published via our E-Mail list.

Marina Röhrich, the student assistant of the UR Welcome Center, organizes and accompanies the Stammtisch as well as serveral other events.

Other events of interest

From time to time we will also let you know about events organized by other institutions
Here a small selection


SprachcafeThe student organization "uM die ecKe!" organizes frequent gatherings to practice different languages. If you are interested in either practicing German or English or would like to offer your native language, get in touch with uM die ecKe! The languages offered at the moment are: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Bavarian, Swahili and Chinese on demand (check with uM die ecKe!-Team first, please).

The Sprachcafé meets regularly at the

Kulturzentrum Alte Mälzerei, Galgenbergstraße 20.

More information on their facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/umdieecke.regensburg

This article about "uM die ecKe! appeared on the free newspaper "Rundschau" on January 21 (in German).

Theater at the UR

Several student theater groups present their work at the Audimax or at the Uni-Theater. Here is the schedule of cultural events through Uni KultUR.

Events in Regensburg

If you are interested what is available in the city of Regensburg, please check the city's calender of events  (in German).

Registration for events

  1. You can email us any time to sign up for the activities. You will often only hear back from us if there is not a space available. If you don't hear back right away, it means that your sign up was successful.
  2. Please note that some events have a maximum number of participants. Registration is first come, first serve.
    On the flip side, some events may be cancelled if there are not enough people who are interested.
  3. Email tutor.welcome-center@ur.de to sign up for activites and events or if you have questions.
  4. Feel free to email us at the Welcome Center any time if you notice that we don't have your proper contact information.

Welcome Center

for International Visiting Researchers and PhD Candidates


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