Intercultural life

Magdeburg International PhD Students (MIPS)

The MIPS was initiated by doctoral students for doctoral students. Internationale_Köpfe_klein

It promotes the personal exchange during a doctorate and helps people to get to know each other outside the lab or the office by organising excursions, cultural and sport events.

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Intercultural Students at the University Magdeburg (IKUS)

Ikus-LogoIKUS understands itself as a student organisation, supporting international students after their arrival in Magdeburg and bringing together international and German students with many different events and common activities. Every Thursday the "Kickus Nights" offers a vibrant happy hour.

Visit the IKUS website or the group´s Facebook page for ongoing activities.


Alumni Network of the OvGU Magdeburg

There is the Alumni Network for all Graduates of the OvGU which regularly offers events and counselling as a base for professional networking, bonds to the university and continuous training for the career.

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Saxony Anhalt Foreign Society

Auslandsgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt e.V. (AGSA) in the One-World-House: Events, concerts, movies, and a language café

Eine-Welt-Haus, Schellingstraße 3-4, 39104 Magdeburg
Phone 0391-5371 200,


Cultural Centre Moritzhof

The Moritzhof is a former farm located in the quarter Alte Neustadt; nowadays it is a colourful cultural centre with a pub and a cinema. They are offering movies in English, Spanish and French every once in a while.

Kulturzentrum Moritzhof, Moritzplatz 1, 39124 Magdeburg
Phone 0391-2578 932,


Open Meeting: Café Krähe

The café is an open meeting especially for women from all over the world in the protestant church ‚Hoffnungsgemeinde’ in the North of the city:
Monday to Thursday, 13:00 - 16:00h

Evangelische Hoffnungsgemeinde, Krähenstieg 2, 39126 Magdeburg
Phone 0391-253 08 81 or 0391/253 20 21,


English Stammtisch

A "Stammtisch" is a very Geman way of socializing. That means an informal group meeting held on a regular basis, and also the usually large, often round table around which the group meet to drink, talk, laugh and have a good time. If you speak English or want to improve your English, there is a group meeting every Wednesday. They also have a German Stammtisch for those who want to practice their German skills or help others to speak German on Fridays. New members are always welcome.

Location: Espresso Kartell, Breiter Weg 232A, Hasselbachplatz
(English): Wednesdays 20:00
(German): Fridays 20:00

More Information at the group´s Facebook Page.


International Counselling and Meeting Centre

The Intercultural Counselling and Meeting Centre is an institution that belongs to the Caritas Association for the Diocese of Magdeburg e.V. It is not only a place for counselling, but also a place to cultivate your own culture and to get to know other cultures. The employees have a wide range of language skills. This enables a native speaking consultation.


Location: Karl-Schmidt-Str. 5c, 39104 Magdeburg

Phone: +49 391 40805 10, Email:


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