Summer picnic

Finally it is possible again: We can get together in person, enjoy the summer in each others company and start projects together. The university therefore has organised an OVGU summer picnic and cordially invites all students and university employees to the event, which will take place onJuly 20, 2021 on the festival lawn of the Mark fortress. With live music, an entertainment programme and hands-on activities, all members of the university can once again spend time together outside of video meetings.

Rethinking the world together

On July 20, 2021, all university members can get together under the magic sky of Mark fortress from 3 p.m. and celebrate together. This year, the university's summer picnic will be held under the motto "Rethinking the World Together" - in a relaxed atmosphere, university members can exchange ideas, work together to beautify the campus, get to know student initiatives and share with the community what "Rethinking the world together" means to them. Blankets can be brought or purchased at the entrance. Food (also vegetarian) will be provided by the university together with the Mark fortress.


3 p.m. – Coffee and cakes for OVGU members
4.30 p.m. – Hands-on activity with BGM and SPOZ
4.45 p.m. – Participation in the diversity quiz
5.10 p.m. – Awards ceremony for the Academic Bicyle Challenge and Company run challenge
5.30 p.m. – short Rector speech
7 p.m. – Science slam
8.00 p.m. – Jazz music of the Magdeburg university big band
From 10 p.m. – Beats and Lights party

Hands-on activities

Beautifying the campus together: The apprentices and international students of the university build new pallet furniture for our campus. Every university member can take part in the activity and build their own personal favorite lunchbreak spot. Please bring creativity, some building skills and suitable clothing.  

Corona-bound rules

  • Guests need to register at the entrance, either via the Luca app, Corona app or with a written form.
  • The AHA rules (distance, hygiene, mouth-nose covering) apply during the whole event.
  • Picnic blankets can only be laid out within the marked areas.

Last Modification: 15.07.2021 - Contact Person: Lisa-Marie Ziemer