“Sea: the Future. Discovering the Ocean Current” – Students Festival

Deadline: 15 January 2016
Open to: students from all over the world
Venue:4-11 June 2016, Greifswald, Germany


The Greifswald International Students Festival (GrIStuF) is a biannual festival hosted by volunteers in North East Germany. Its aim is to connect students from all over the world in dialogue beyond nationalities, race or religion. It provides a platform for exchanging ideas and enables discussion on current topics. This years theme Sea: the Future. Discovering the Ocean Current will put in focus the state of the oceans, their role on energy, trade, or culture, as well as issues like migration and the ocean’s pollution.

Under the motto “Sea: the Future” they are already looking forward to the next Greifswald International Students Festival 2016! From 4-11 June 2016 approximately 150 students from all over the world will be hosted in Greifswald to deal with workshops concerning the oceans – suitable for the 21st century that is better known as the century of the sea. They will focus on topics like environment including pollution and energy, but also cultural perspectives, migration over the sea and ecological  aspects. Cultural events such as films, music and party that suit the motto will complete the programme.


Students from all over the world in dialogue beyond nationalities, race or religion.


During the festival time you will live for free with a student or a family in Greifswald. Basic food like breakfast, lunch and dinner will be organised for you for free. Participants will have to pay the travel costs by their own.

How to apply?

To apply for participation in the festival you have to register as an applicant. During the application you must answer the following questions:

  • What is your interest in the topic “the Sea”?
  • What do you associate with and how are you connected to our oceans?
  • Why do you want to participate in the festival?
  • Which of your (social) skills will make you a good participant?
  • What do you expect to learn during your participation?
  • How do you think you can contribute to the discussions?

Deadline for applying is 15 January 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.

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