Venue of the symposium ISCI 2015 (Freiburg)
The first ISCI was held in Freiburg im Breisgau at the
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
About the University of Freiburg
The University of Freiburg, with its full title called the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, is a public research university located in the southwest German city of Freiburg im Breisgau.
The university was founded in 1457 as the second university in Austrian-Habsburg territory after the University of Vienna. Thus, Freiburg is the fifth-oldest university in present-day’s Germany, with a long tradition of teaching the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. The university is made up of 11 faculties and attracts students from across Germany as well as from over 120 other countries. Currently, foreign students account for 15,3% of the total student number.
Named as one of elite universities of Germany by academics, political representatives and the media, the University of Freiburg stands amongst Europe’s top research and teaching institutions. With its long-standing reputation of excellence, the university looks both to the past, to maintain its historic academic and cultural heritage, and to the future, developing new methods and opportunities to meet the needs of a changing world. The University of Freiburg has been home to some of the greatest minds of the Western tradition, including such eminent figures as Hannah Arendt, Max Weber, Rudolf Carnap, David Daube, Johann Eck, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Friedrich Hayek, Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, and Friedrich Meinecke. In addition, 19 Nobel laureates are affiliated with the University of Freiburg and 15 academics have been honored with the highest German research prize, the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, while working at the University of Freiburg.
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About the city of Freiburg
The city of Freiburg im Breisgau, with a population of about 230,000, is located in Baden-Württemberg in Germany’s south-west. It straddles the Dreisam, a river originating in beighbouring valleys of the Black Forest mountain range. Historically, the city has acted as the hub of the Breisgau region on the western edge of the Black Forest in the plain of the Upper Rhine river. A famous old German university town, and seat of an archbishop, Freiburg was incorporated in the early twelfth century and developed into a major commercial, intellectual, and ecclesiastical center of the upper Rhine region. The city is known for its medieval cathedral („Münster“) and Renaissance university, as well as for its high standard of living and advanced environmental practices. The city is situated in the heart of the major wine-growing region of Baden and serves as the primary tourist entry point to the scenic beauty of the Black Forest.
位于德国西南边陲、靠近法国和瑞士的弗莱堡（Freiburg im Breisgau）是德国巴登-符腾堡州布赖施高县的一座城市，位于黑森林南部的最西端，人口约23万。很多人认为弗莱堡是德国最温暖，阳光最灿烂的城市。也是德国最古老也是最具旅游吸引力的城市之一。
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18.00 Start of registration
19.00 and Opening ceremony and welcome reception
„Historical Peterhofkeller“ (University of Freiburg), Niemensstr. 10, Freiburg
- Venue of the symposium on 28 and 29 August 2015
- Location map
Venue: „Haus zur Lieben Hand“ (University of Freiburg), Löwenstraße 16, Freiburg