I. Future Issues – Culture and Technology Forum
The Culture and Technology Forum is devoted to the interplay of cultural formations and technological innovations.
Due to the focus on future issues, the use of integrative research and transdisciplinary dialogue is required: Challenges such as globalization and social transformation, digitalization as well as artificial intelligence, climate change and sustainability are put up for discussion.
II. Urban Transformation – Civil Society and Sustainability Forum
This program area pursues the objective to foster the transfer of knowledge and the dialogue between urban society and the university. A particular focus lies on a reflexive contribution to the transformation of urban environments to sustainable patterns.
In this process, novel and innovative methods and designs of research and teaching are proven and reflected, such as “Real-World Laboratories”, transdisciplinary workshops, transfer of knowledge projects and participative dialogue initiatives.
III. Europe in Transformation – France Forum
Bi- and multinational projects focusing on France and Germany are engaging in the current challenges of European integration.
Roundtable discussions, series of lectures and post graduate programs address political, cultural and social factors and interdependences in the field of Franco-German and pan-European relations.