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A Festive Reception in the Historical Town Hall
Around 100 international students and guest scientists came to the University of Siegen in the winter semester 2017/18. Siegen's mayor Steffen Mues welcomed them in the town hall.
Whether from Argentina, China, Poland or the USA: This winter semester, about 100 young people from all over the world came to Siegen to study and research as part of their studies or as guest scientists at the University of Siegen.
On Thursday, December 14, 2017, about 50 international students accepted the invitation of the city of Siegen and the International Office of the University of Siegen to the reception in the town hall. Mayor Steffen Mues warmly greeted the young people in the university town of Siegen and was pleased to welcome a large group of international guests to the historic town hall again this year. "I sincerely hope you feel at home in our city. This time spent abroad will remain an unforgettable experience that no one can take away from you - it's great that you took this step“, emphasized Mues.
Prof. Dr. Peter Haring Bolívar, Prorector for Research and Junior Scientific Staff wished the students a pleasant and successful study period in Siegen: "I hope you take the opportunity to get to know the city and the region and make them better known as cultural ambassadors in your home country." The young people will spend at least one semester at the University of Siegen as part of their studies in economics, science, technology, or literature and linguistics, or as guest scientists.
Around 50 international students came to the reception of the city of Siegen and the International Office. Photo: City of Siegen