Everyone is invited.

Servus and Grüß Gott!

Have you ever asked yourself how people from Munich celebrate when there is no Oktoberfest? Don't you wonder what you can do with your traditional Bavarian clothes during the rest of the year?
Then join us for our Frühlingsfest!

For 40 years now, it is a tradition to host the Frühlingsfest in the heart of the Munich! Party with us at the „little sister" of the Oktoberfest, where you can meet real Bavarian friendliness combined with the exhilarated vitality of a folklore festival! The roller coasters and snack stalls are waiting for! A good cold beer (a "Maß" is 1 liter) costs 9,50€ - way cheaper than Oktoberfest! 

WHEN?
Friday, 27.04.2018, 11:30 am

WHERE?
U-Bahn station „Schwanthalerhöhe“ (U4/U5) upstairs (do NOT get off at „Theresienwiese“)

WHAT TO BRING?
1. Cash! They DON´T accept EC- or credit card there!
2. Dress code: Girls, put on your Dirndl, boys rummage around in your closet for your lederhosen!

With lots of love,
your MESA team!

#mesalovesyou

Date: 
Friday, 27 April, 2018 - 11:30 to 19:30
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Dear international students,

On Wednesday, 25 April 2018 at 7:30 pm our Dinner in the Dark will take place!

After a short introduction you will be blindfolded and experience what it is like to eat without seeing and focus on your other senses. We will prepare a warm dinner (vegetarian and non vegetarian) for you and provide water and softdrinks. If you would like to drink beer or wine you can bring your own drinks. To cover our costs, there will be a fee of 5€.

The Dinner in the Dark is our contribution to the “Social Inclusion Days” that are organized by Erasmus Student Network International from April 16th to 29th of April 2018 in order to promote their projects "ExchangeAbility" and "SocialErasmus".

ExchangeAbility goals are to raise awareness for the quite high number of students with disabilities, to make the Erasmus Student Network and its sections accessible for these students and to promote mobility among them!

SocialErasmus should motivate exchange students to be part of social and volunteering projects as well as integrate them in the local community!

If you would like to attend the Dinner in the Dark please register here until Friday, 20 of April 2018, 8:00 pm:
https://goo.gl/forms/V1qLYFH68hPiqMrC3 

After the deadline has ended, you will receive an e-mail of confirmation where we also tell you the exact place! In order to organize the event in a good way, we decided to set a limit to the number of participants. So, if you get a spot and can’t join, please be kind and let us know so someone else can take your spot!

With lots of love, 
your MESA team!

#mesalovesyou

Date: 
Wednesday, 25 April, 2018 - 19:30 to 23:00
Price: 
5€
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**IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT**

We have to sadly announce that we have to cancel the trip on Saturday 28th of April to Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden.
But of course we offer you an alternative!!!
On Saturday 28th of April MESA goes to Salzburg.
Check our new event and join us on the trip:)
See you soon

#mesalovesyou

 

Hello beautiful people,

on Saturday, 28th of April 2018 there is a new Daytrip on the Agenda. We will go to Berchtesgaden, to visit the Salt mine. You have to join if you want to discover this special place right in between the Bavarian Alps. 
You can find further information on this website: https://www.berchtesgaden.de/salzbergwerk

We are meeting at the main train Station in in the big hall under the big display board in front of the rail tracks, then we’ll take the the train. 
We will arrive in Berchtesgaden at 12:30
The train ride is about 2,5 h so we won`t be back in Munich before 21 pm.

Please wear sneakers. It is only allowed to enter the mine with solid footwear.

You can join for 16 € with ESN-Card, 17 € without. 
(*included: tour in the salt mine, not included: train ride. Train ride: 10€ with ESN – Card, 11€ without ESN-Card
We will buy the ticket together on 28.4.2018 before departure)

For this event, the spots are limited, so you will have to register using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfpM1UjuQb9VnuIewan5cHIahfFzrgV74cy-0DvPKvYb3xa9Q/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link 

Be aware of the Registration Deadline: Registration is only possible until 22.4.2018! 

After you registered you can pay for your trip during the office hours from 9.4.18 until 27.4.18 on a “First come, first serve” basis! The Office is in Schellingstr. 7. (You don’t have to show up in person, also a friend of yours can pay for you, they just need to know your name, e-mail adress and your mobile phone number. If you want to get the ESN card discount this person also has to bring your ESN-card.)

WHEN: Saturday, 28.4.2018 TIME: 9:00 am
MEETING POINT: Main train station 
PRICE with ESN-Card: 16 €
PRICE without ESN-Card: 17 €
Link for registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfpM1UjuQb9VnuIewan5cHIahfFzrgV74cy-0DvPKvYb3xa9Q/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link 


We are looking forward to meeting you and visiting the spectacular salt mine in Berchtesgaden!

Your MESA team

Date: 
Saturday, 28 April, 2018 - 09:00 to 22:00
Price: 
Tour: 16 € with ESNcard, 17 € without & Train ride: 10€ with ESNcard, 11€ without
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Hello beautiful people,

on Sunday, 22th of April 2018 we will visit the world famous Neuschwanstein castle - likely to be Germany’s most popular sight. You may know it, because Walt Disney was inspired by this castle when creating his Disney logo. You can find further information on this website: http://www.neuschwanstein.de/englisch/palace/index.htm

We are meeting at the main building at Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 at 11:00 am, then we’ll take the bus to the castle. The bus will leave punctual so please don’t be late!!! Once we get there we’ll get a professional guided tour (in English), where you will learn everything about the fairy-tale castle build by King Ludwig II. We’ll arrive back to Munich at 20:30 pm.

You can join for 22 € with ESNcard, 24€ without ESNcard. 
*included: bus ticket + professional guided tour through the castle

For this event, the spots are limited, so you will have to register using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdnutfzr6Y1z4QwDgIZ486pnttL-qj9elTnNIsERDPe8irkbQ/viewform?usp=sf_link After you registered you can pay for your trip during the office hours from 10.04.18 until 20.04.18 on a “First come, first serve” basis! The Office is located in Schellingstr. 7. (You don’t have to show up in person, also a friend of yours can pay for you, they just need to know your name, e-mail adress and your mobile phone number. If you want to get the ESNcard discount this person also has to bring your ESNcard.)

WHEN: Saturday, 22.4.2018 TIME: 11:00 am
MEETING POINT: Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
PRICE with ESNcard: 22€
PRICE without ESNcard: 24€
Link for registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdnutfzr6Y1z4QwDgIZ486pnttL-qj9elTnNIsERDPe8irkbQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

We are looking forward to meeting you and visiting Neuschwanstein castle!

Your MESA team

Date: 
Sunday, 22 April, 2018 - 11:00 to 20:30
Price: 
22 € with ESNcard, 24€ without ESNcard
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Dear Internationals, 

are you interested in technical things and you can get excited about natural sciences? Do you want to discover one of the most famous museums in Germany? Then you should definetly come to with us to the Deutsches Museum on Thurday, 19th of April! It is the biggest museum for the masterpieces of Science and Technology. The amazing and interesting expositions and experiments are impressive and facinating for everyone – even for those who actually don’t care much about those kind of things! The entry fee is 4,- € for studens, so please don’t forget to bring your student ID! 
Our meeting point is the Tram stop „Deutsches Museum“ (Trame line 16) at 13.00 pm. The museum is also easy to reach by the S-Bahn when you get off at „Isartor“ and walk the rest. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Love,
your MESA-team.

Date: 
Thursday, 19 April, 2018 - 13:00 to 18:00
Price: 
4€ with student ID
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Hey guys!

Your heart is beating for animals? Then come with us to the animal shelter of Munich on April 17 and help those pets in need with giving them your time and love.
After a short tour we will support the animal shelter with its maintenance work. Later on we can play with the animals. A good and eventful day await you!
This event is part of the international project SocialErasmus and should motivate exchange students to be part of social and volunteering projects as well as integrate them in the local community.
We will start at 8:30 am at the Geschwister-Scholl-Platz in front of the main building of the LMU and go there together, so please be on time. Because it is a little further outside it will take us approximately 40 min to get there.
In case you want to go on your own the animal shelter is in Riemer Str. 270.
The event at the animal shelter will start at 9:30 am and last until 3 pm more or less. You will get lunch there.
IMPORTANT: As it only makes sense for the Animal Shelter if a limited number of people is helping, please fill in this form until sunday evening (April 15, 8pm) in order to save your spot:
https://goo.gl/forms/Kvl7ytiesxeJiKxr2

In case you already registered and can’t join, please let us know so someone else can take your spot!
Doing something good was never that easy!
Would love to see you there!

Date: 
Tuesday, 17 April, 2018 - 08:30 to 15:00
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Dear exchange students, 

in order to give you already a little foretaste of the Bavarian Monarchy and its fairtytale-like palace complexes, we’d like to visit the Schloss Nymphenburg with you on Sunday, the 15th of April. The castle was built as a summer residenc efor the bavarian dukes in 1679. At its time, it was still far away from the city. During the following two centuries, it was extended several times and nowadays, not only the castle itself, but also the sourrounding gardens and the adjoining Botanic Garden are really worth visiting! 
We’ll meet at 13.00 pm at the tramway stop „Schloss Nymphenburg“ (Tram line 16/17). The reduced entrance fee is 5,- €, so don’t forget to bring your student ID. A registration in advance is not necessary – just show up!
If the weather is good, we can enjoy the remaining afternoon in a nice Biergarten or café nearby. 

We're looking forward to a nice Sunday afternoon with you,
your MESA-team

Date: 
Sunday, 15 April, 2018 - 13:00 to 18:00
Price: 
5€ with student card
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Dear Internationals and German students,

did you just arrive in Munich and want to practice your German skills? Or did you just come back from your own year abroad and miss communicating in different languages? Do you want to meet people from all over the world and overcome the “language barrier” by practicing other languages than your native tongue? Then you should definitely come to our “Sprachcafé” this week. 

When? 
Thursday, 12.04.2018, 20.00 pm – latest 01.00 am.

Where?
CADU (Café An Der Uni), Ludwigstraße 24. You can take the metro line 3 or 6 and get off at the station “Universität”. We have the corner in the very back of the bar. 

How it works?
There will be tables with different language pairs (G-En, G-Es, G-Fr, G-It, G-Portuguese, G-Arabic. After you got a nameplate with your language skills, you can sit down at any table you want, start talking to natives and learners while enjoying a few drinks. 
You can join at anytime without prior registration.

Of course, all other languages are welcome as well. Please let us know if you miss a language in the list above until Tuesday (10.04.2019) and if you’d like to have other language pairs, so we can reserve more tables. 
Also feel free to invite your German friends or your LMU-Buddies to ensure that many languages can be spoken. 

We are looking forward to seeing you!
Lots of MESA-love

Date: 
Thursday, 12 April, 2018 - 20:00 to 23:45
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Dear internationals,

you just finished your first week of classes but you didn’t get the chance to discover Munich outside from the lecture hall? Would you like to collect some insider knowledge about your new home in an unconventional way? Do you want to be able to show your family and friends more than just the typical, touristic spots when they come to visit? Then join our City Rallye on Saturday, the 14th April. 

You will discover some known as well as some not-so-known spots in Munich’s centre! A lot of challenging and fun tasks are waiting for you, that you have to manage in a small group of 3-5 people (we will draw the teams). So do your best – there can be only one winning team!

WHERE?
Meeting-Point for everyone: Fountain in front oft he LMU at Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1.

WHEN?
Saturday, 14.04.2018, 14.00 pm. 

WHAT TO BRING?
- A pen.
- A camera/smartphone for filming and recording (if needed a powerbank as well).
- Don’t forget some water, you’ll be walking the whole time!
- Ambition and of course good humour.

After the whole excitement we’d love to enjoy a few beers together. The event will only take place, if the weather is good. On the day of the rallye, we will inform you in this Facebook Event, if the Rallye will take place. Also, the participation is completely free of charge and there is no registration necessary!

We can’t wait seeing you there! 
Love, your MESA-team

Date: 
Saturday, 14 April, 2018 - 14:00 to 20:00
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Dear exchange students,

After all the getting to know the Bavarian drinking culture among students in Munich, we are afraid that you might get the wrong impression. Don’t get us wrong – we love it, but besides from all the amazing party spots, Munich as more to offer than just beer and “Lederhosen”. 
As we would like to show you our beautiful city, that is so rich in culture and history, also by daylight, we set up a wide range of daily cultural activities. First, we’d like to star with a visit to the “Residenz” on Wednesday, 11th of April. From 1508 to 1918, the building of the Residenz, which is located directly in the city center, used to be the home and seat of government of the Bavarian dukes, electors and kings. Since the monarchy in Germany is abolished, the Residenz was turned into a museum about it’s former residents and very much worth a visit. You can get the feeling of how it might have been like being a part of the Bavarian aristocracy. 

We are meeting in front of the Feldherrnhalle (it’s the big building with the statue in the middle and two lions on Odeonsplatz U3/4/5/6) at 3 pm and then are visiting the Residenz together. If you click on the following link you can see the exact meeting point: https://goo.gl/maps/PnBGxFytXhT2
A registration in advance is not necessary, just show up! The regular entrance fee is 7,- €, but with your students ID you get a discount by 1,-€, so don’t forget to bring it. 
If you want, we’d like to grab a drink with you in a coffee house nearby after the cultural program (it shouldn’t last longer that two hours) and end the day in a more relaxed atmosphere

We are looking forward to seeing you and visiting the Residenz together with you. 

With lots of love, 
your MESA Team

Date: 
Wednesday, 11 April, 2018 - 15:00 to 18:00
Price: 
with student card: 6€ (without student card: 7€)
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