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2016 Winter Ball

The Berlin chapter cordially invites you to the 2016 Winter Ball following the 2016 General Assembly of the German Fulbright Alumni Association.

And what better place to celebrate: Universal Hall, a historic pumping station, is one of those typical locations in Berlin where tradition and modernity blend into a unique glamorous roughness.

We look forward to welcoming you to Berlin!

Best wishes,
Your organizing team


Due to the very high interest, the registration has been temporarily closed. Please write an e-mail to winterball2016[at]fulbright-alumni.de if you still want to participate. Depending on the current figures, this may or may not be possible.


Friday, January 22

(from 7 pm)

10623 Berlin
S-/U-Bahn: Zoologischer Garten

Saturday, January 23

General Assembly

10623 Berlin
S-/U-Bahn: Zoologischer Garten

Winter Ball
(from 6.30 pm)
Universal Hall Berlin

Bus 245: Alt-Moabit/Gotzkowskystr.

Sunday, January 24

Restaurant Lichtblick


Guided Tours (from 12.30 pm)

  1. Contact Person: Ahmad Shawabkeh
    Language: German

  2. Contact Person: Franziska Hauffe
    Language: German

  3. Flughafen Tempelhof (Airport Tempelhof)
    Tempelhof Airport's main building is a historically protected landmark and a symbol of the eventful history of Berlin itself. On the one hand, it is an expression of Nazi ideology and served in World War II as a weapons production site using forced labor. On the other hand, Tempelhof is also a symbol of freedom, and the Air Lift of 1948/49 made the airport famous throughout the world. During the division of Germany the airport was the gateway to freedom for many people. Over the course of a roughly 2 hour walking tour, you will be taken to the most interesting parts of the huge building, which has a surface space of 300,000 square meters.

    Contact Person: Sabine Brambach
    Language: German

  4. On a 90-minute guided tour of the Reichstag Building the functions, working methods and composition of Parliament, as well as the history and architecture of the Reichstag Building are explained. Afterwards you will have an opportunity to visit the dome with an audio guide in your respective language.

    Contact Person: Agata Juretzko
    Language:Guided tour in German / audio guide tour through the cupola in various languages

For any questions regarding the Sunday guided tours please contact franziska.hauffe[at]gmx.de.


If you are interested in staying with a Fulbrighter in Berlin (free of charge), please e-mail chapter coordinator Alex Wilkerson at rc.berlin[at]fulbright-alumni.de.

Hotel rooms in different categories can be found through the various online portals such as hotel.de, hrs.com, and Airbnb.

The following hotels are close to the winter ball locations:

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