In addition to President Beucke, Prof Dr Andreas Ziemann, Dean of the Faculty of Media, Prof Dr Karl-Josef Witt, Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Prof Dr Walter Bauer-Wabnegg, Vice-President for Research and Art, who presided over the award ceremony with interesting anecdotes about the origins of the scholarships, their own travel plans and quotes from Goethe, the students presented their projects and plans.
Both Presidential Scholarship recipients Weiwei Wang (Product Design) and Bojana Ristic (Media Art/Media Design) presented their work for the "Foreigners become Friends" sponsor program of Thuringia Student Services at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. The graduate and documentary film-maker Anke Trojan received her second scholarship. During the award ceremony, she showed her previous final project and enchanted the guests with a cut from her film At the End of a Mission – the House of the White Fathers in Africa.
At the end of the event, Prof Dr Walter Bauer-Wabnegg encouraged applications for next year from students with numerous projects and exceptional achievements: «After the scholarship award ceremony is the next scholarship award ceremony«.
Scholarships for Students:
Scholarships for Graduates, Doctoral Candidates, Postdocs:
Weimar International Network - sponsor programme "Foreigners become Friends":
Text: Adriana Cerami (Research Assistant, University Communications, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)