Christkindl Markt (©Tom Gundelwein)

Preliminary Program

Join us in our week full of inspiration, talks and ideas for the perfect work-study-life fit. During the whole week a Christmas Market will be open in the city centre.

Sunday, November 24th

19:30: Informal get-together


Monday, November 25th: Welcome

On Monday we will have time to get to know each other, starting with an ice-breaker session and an overview of the activities planned for the week, including some presentations given by htw saar staff members and our guests.

10:00 - 11:00: Registration

11:00 - 12:30: Welcome notes, Warm-up

12:30 - 13.30: Lunch

13:30 - 15:45: Presentations, discussions

15:45 - 16:00: Daily Summary

18:30: Welcome dinner, Restaurant ‚Stiefelbräu‘ located St. Johanner Markt


Tuesday, November 26th: Work&Learn Spaces

Tuesday`s focus is on work and learn spaces: how can architecture and infrastructure influence the work and study process and our  well-being (and that of ours studenst)? Let`s share good practices and develop strategies to improve bad ones.

09:00 - 15:30 Excursion to Campus Göttelborn (School of Architecture)

  • Opening Session: Spaces to work and to learn
  • Guided campus tour
  • Project Presentations

12:45 - 13:45: Lunch break, "Cafe Flöz"

15:45 - 16:00: Daily Summary

16:00 Return to Saarbrücken, free afternoon


Wednesday, November 27th: Wellbeing

Let`s de-stress: Sports, exercise, relaxation and food are important factors for well-being and can foster a favorable working atmosphere. Let`s experience some possibilities and exchange our experiences and offers.

09:00 - 9.30: Keynote, Georg Maringer, Vice President for Administrative Affairs & Economic Management

09:30 - 12:30: Activity Program in cooperation with university sport

  • Welcome Bar with smoothies
  • Presentation: Health promotion activities and operational health management at the htw saar
  • Optional Fitness Check-Ups

12:30 - 13:30: Lunch

13:30 - 15:00: Exchange of experiences

  • Presentations and discussions

15:00 - 15:15: Daily Summary

15:15 - 17:30: Free time


(if you like:) 17:30 - 19:00: Digital scavenger hunt and from 19:00: Christmas market


Thursday, November 28th: Working environment and employer attractiveness

Thursday`s program may include a variety ot topics like work-life balance activities, life milestones, learning and devolpment opportunities, family friendliness - everything that keeps our motivation high, makes our (work-)life easier and thus supports our universities in the competition for good human resources. We like to tackle these issues in an interactive format and apreciate your input and ideas.

09:00 - 13:00: Interactive formats: Open Space, BarCamp, World café, presentations, discussions...

Suggested topics so far:

  • Learning and development and personnel development activities at htw saar (Matthias Mallmann, HR department)
  • Family friendliness activities at htw saar (Sandra Wiegand, Family Office)

13:00 - 14.00: Lunch

13:30 - 16:00: Interactive formats: BarCamp, World cafe, presentations, discussions...

14:00 - 15:30: Opportunity to visit the Ambient Assisted Living show flat.

18:30: Farewell dinner, Restaurant ,Tomate 2’ ( Historic center close to the Castle)


Friday, November 29th: Work-shadowing

On our last day you will have the opportunity for some closer contacts and in-depth meetings with your counterpart at htw saar. Visit them at their workplace and discuss all the remaining open questions.

09:00 - 12:30: Work-shadowing

12:30 - 13.30: Lunch

13:30 - 16:00: Summary, closing session


Please note that photos and videos of you may be taken during the
event for publicity and marketing purposes.

Preliminary schedule

Download as PDF


M. Mallmann

htw saar
Haus des Wissens
Gebäude 11
Malstatter Straße 17
66117 Saarbrücken
Personalentwicklung / interne Qualifikation
Raum 11/08/20