Berlin - Freshers' Event

Berlin - Freshers' Event

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Hosted by German Cambridge Society
Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 5.00pm to 6.30pm CEST
Open to: 
Graduate students

German Cambridge Society warmly invites new students starting a course at Cambridge this autumn for informal drinks in Berlin before the start of term. This is a great opportunity to prepare for university and make new friends before you arrive.

You can expect to meet alumni and recent graduates, from whom you can get tips and advice for living and studying at Cambridge.

Professor Nicola Padfield will be giving a presentation on the implciations of Brexit.

There will also be a question and answer session.

Refreshments: non-alcoholic and alcholic drinks and nibbles will be provided and are included in the entrance fee

Guests: you are welcome to bring a guest (such as a parent, guardian or friend)

Dress code: wear whatever you feel comfortable in

Booking information

How to book: click the 'Book now' button below to email the event organiser

Deadline for booking: Sunday 1 September, at 11.59pm BST

If you miss the booking deadline: email the event organiser

How to cancel: email the event organiser

Ticket price covers: refreshments and speaker

How to pay: please pay in advance by electronic bank transfer (details will be in your booking confirmation email)

5€ per person


Kanzlei SammlerUsinger (law firm)
Hardenbergstraße 28a

Location information

Venue website:

Meeting point: please come to the main entrance where you will be met

Please note: the venue is the workplace of a member of the Alumni Group hosting the event


By car: parking in the underground car park of the Hotel Waldorf Astoria is free of charge for clients. Please drive up to the hotel entrance and use the hotel valet parking provided

By train: SammlerUsinger office is located directly opposite the Berlin Zoologischer Garten train station. Regional trains and the S-Bahn stop at this station. If you travel by ICE or with other long-distance trains, please disembark at Berlin’s Hauptbahnhof, change to the S-Bahn and continue three stations to Zoologischer Garten

By bus or underground: in addition to the S-Bahn station Zoologischer Garten, there are also two underground stations in the office’s immediate vicinity. Please take the U2 or the U9 to Zoologischer Garten. A dozen bus routes include stops at Hardenbergplatz. The U1 and the U9 stop at the Kurfürstendamm station, and additional bus routes also provide services along the Kurfürstendamm

From Berlin’s airports: if you arrive at Berlin-Tegel (TXL), please take the express bus X9 directly to Zoologischer Garten. If you arrive at Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF), please use the direct S-Bahn link to Zoologischer Garten