Why not get acquainted with the university in childhood? The Children's University makes it possible. In lectures lasting one hour on average, professors answer exciting knowledge questions. Since 2007/2008, both universities offer one or two lectures each semester for children between the ages 8-12.
Why do we want to explore space and where does it even begin? What challenges are involved in constructing instruments for exploring space? Why is space travel necessary? Professor Klinkner will be answering these questions and many more. She will also show you satellites that have been developed at the University of Stuttgart and demonstrate what these can do.
And get ready for a special treat - during the lecture you will even get to see a moon rover in action and discover what rover systems need to be capable of and why they drive much slower than your remote control cars at home.
Event language: German
Auditorium 47.01 at the University of Stuttgart’s Campus Vaihingen is reserved for children only during the lecture. Accompanying adults can watch the lecture via video broadcast in the adjoining auditorium 47.02. Both auditoriums are located at Pfaffenwaldring 47 on Campus Vaihingen.
For anyone who misses out on tickets, here is a small consolation: The lectures at the University of Stuttgart are streamed live on the internet and then stored as a downloadable video.
Please note: We position cameras in the auditorium so that we can broadcast the lectures live on the internet and make them available for downloading. The cameras are set up to show the children only from the back, i.e. they are not identifiable. Only in case children turn around or lend the professor a hand up front may they be recognizable. We also take still photos on which the children – possibly along with other young students – may be identifiable. These stills can also be called up later on the Internet.
To stream the live transmission a data transfer rate of at least 1.5 Mbit/s is required and recommended. Streaming starts on the respective day of the event at 4 pm.
Online registration is only possible via the Stuttgarter Zeitung.
Two seats per registration may be booked for any given date. If your sign-up is successful, you will be able to download the seat reservation confirmation directly. Please print out and bring it to the lecture.
To reach the University of Stuttgart's Vaihingen campus:
By public transit
S-Bahn: Lines S1, S2, S3
From the "Hauptbahnhof", "Stadtmitte" or "Feuersee" stations, take S-Bahn lines S1, S2 or S3 in direction Vaihingen, Flughafen, Filderstadt or Herrenberg and get off at the "Universität" station.
Bus: Linien 82, 84, 92 bis Haltestelle "Universität".
Take Autobahn A 831 from Stuttgarter Kreuz toward "Stuttgart-Zentrum," to the "Universität" exit.
Please use the parking lot behind the buildings located at Pfaffenwaldring 7/9.
The Children's University newsletter keeps you up to date on selected events for children that are taking place at the University of Stuttgart such as Children's University lectures, Kids Campus, and Kids Week.
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