The 2020 digital semester caught everyone off guard. Technische Universität Berlin reacted quickly. Technology for digital courses and continuing education courses was made available promptly and efficiently. Dr. Alexandra Schulz helped organize this and reports on her experiences.
Getting to know fellow students? Attending practical courses? The digital university poses major challenges for everyone, especially first-year students. Three of them talk about the unusual start to their studies and everyday life at university.
...and also a lot of effort! Prof. Dr. Juri Rappsilber, Einstein Professor of Bioanalytics, tells of the hardships in the beginning, but also of opportunities for experimental teaching formats through digitalization.
Whether discussing ecological, design, or social aspects of public space, students are interested in urban diversity. Each semester they produce podcast episodes examining public space and urban topics and publish them on SoundCloud and Spotify.
The Simson moped can be converted to an electric motor faster than you can build a cabinet. Students in the Second-Hand Mobility project laboratory proved this, making a significant contribution to a more climate-friendly environmental balance sheet for this popular vehicle.