Social Program

Between and after the course hours we offer you some special lectures and social events. The participation is free, but make sure to register early as some of them have limited places or need special preparation.

 

Monday, January 20:
“VILLAGE WALK trough Wengen” with the local historian Rolf Wegmüller
Visit the most attractive places in Wengen, have the best view on the surrounding mountains and learn about Wengen’s history and all-day life. The walk is followed by coffee and cake and highly recommended especially for those who have not been in Wengen before (but of course also for everyone who is interested).
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Meeting point: in front of the Sunstar hotel
Registration: register here for this event

Scientific talk at the cinema
Time: 18:45 – 19:45
Meeting point: at the cinema in Wengen (address: Gruebi, 3823 Wengen, map: http://www.kinowengen.ch/plan.htm)
Registration: not needed

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Tuesday, January 21:
“CURLING”
Curling is a very popular winter sport in Switzerland. Learn how to play this game and have fun competing with the other student teams.
Time: 20:30 – 22:30 (approximately)
Meeting point: at the skating rink (http://map.search.ch/d/wm3n2i4ow)
Registration: register here for this event

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Wednesday, January 22:
“STUDENTS DINNER” at Bergrestaurant Allmend
Enjoy a delicious dinner with a beautiful mountain view together with many other participants as well as the lecturers.  Probably one of the best chances for networking during this week.

Menu:
Creamy mushroom soup
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Sliced veal “Zürcher Art” in cream sauce with spaetzli and a vegetable bouquet
(can be adapted for vegetarians and persons with food allergies)
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Fruit salad perfumed with absinthe

Time: 18:50 – 22:00
Meeting point: train station Wengen. An extra train will bring us to the restaurant and later back to Wengen. So make sure you are on time if you don’t want to walk 2 km uphill!
Registration: Dinner registration

Please note that the places are limited, depending on the situation in the restaurant, and make your reservation early!

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Thursday, January 23:
“VILLAGE WALK trough Wengen” with the local historian Rolf Wegmüller
Visit the most attractive places in Wengen, have the best view on the surrounding mountains and learn about Wengen’s history and all-day life. The walk is followed by coffee and cake and very recommended especially for those who have not been in Wengen before (but of course also for everyone who is interested).
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Meeting point: in front of the Sunstar hotel
Registration: register here for this event

Scientific talk at the cinema
Time: 18:45 – 19:45
Meeting point: at the cinema in Wengen (address: Gruebi, 3823 Wengen, map: http://www.kinowengen.ch/plan.htm)
Registration: not needed

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Friday, January 24:
“CURLING”
Curling is a very popular winter sport in Switzerland. Learn how to play this game and have fun competing with the other student teams.
Time: 20:30 – 22:30 (approximately)
Meeting point: at the skating rink (http://map.search.ch/d/wm3n2i4ow)
Registration: register here for this event

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If you prefer go skiing during your free time, we will provide you a code for a discount at the local ski rental. You will receive this code with an information e-mail some weeks before the Winter School takes place.