Freiburg-Madison-Gesellschaft e.V.


Looking back into 2012


Looking back to our activities in 2013




January 16

Annual General Assembly of the Freiburg Madison Gesellschaft

 at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.






February 6

German-American Stammtisch:

Strolling through Modern American Literature

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.







March 6

German-American Stammtisch:

Gun laws in the United States

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.







April 3

German-American Stammtisch:

The US Monetary Policy, Cliffhanger or Falling Off the Cliff?

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.







May 1


Traditional Hiking Tour with the FMG and the American Students


Hiking tour around Staufen


We meet at the streetcar stop Paula-Modersohn-Platz (Eis-Café Limette) at 10.30 a.m. for car pooling and drive to Staufen where we shall arrive at the big city parking lot close to the Schladerer distillery around 11 a.m.


From there we start our hiking tour to Grunern passing through the vineyards in the direction of the Kastelberg. On our way back we stop for a bite at the Probst-Strauße Schleifsteinhof in Grunern around 12.30 p.m. We return to Staufen and as the case may be climb up to the castle. The return to Freiburg is scheduled for 15.30 p.m.








June 5

German-American Stammtisch

New Museum Buildings in the US

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.







June 7 and 8

7th International Partnership Market at the Rathausplatz
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary Madison-Freiburg







June 7

Festive Evening for our Guests from Madison

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle







July 3

German-American Stammtisch

In God We Trust

Religion and politics in the US

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.







July 6


4th of July Party

at the Ganter Hausbiergarten, Leo-Wohleb-Straße 4 on 6 July, 5 p.m.


©Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg







September 2 to 6

Trip of the FMG to Madison with a Visit of Chicago








Reception for the Students of the Academic Year in Freiburg 2013/2014

 at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 6 p.m.







September 19

Historic Places in Freiburg

Guided tour in English for the students of the AYF. 

Guests are welcome. Meeting place Rathausplatz  (Bertold Schwarz Fountain) at 10 a.m.







October 2

German-American Stammtisch

Report on the Trip to Madison








October 3


FMG Hiking Tour on German Unity Day with the American Students


We shall meet on Lorettoberg, Waldparkplatz "Spemannplatz" (at the end of Mercy- and Stephanienstraße on the left at the junction with Becherwaldstraße) at 11 a.m.


We hike for one and a half hour on the "Dreiländerweg" up to „Luisenhöhe“ where we enjoy a gemütliches Vesper (snack). Back we walk on a circular track east of Illenberg to Merzhausen. Return to Waldparkplatz/Spemannplatz around 3 p.m.








November 6

German-American Stammtisch:

ObamaCare versus gesetzliche Krankenversicherung

at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.







December 4

Traditional Christmas Dinner

 at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 7 p.m.




Rillettes von der Gans auf Bauernbrot Feldsalat mit geröstetem Speck und Kartoffeldressing


 Consommé von der Gans mit Wurzelgemüse und Kerbelklösschen


 Knuspriger Gänsebraten mit Apfel-Rotkraut, Kartoffelknödel und glacierten Maronen


Topfentörtchen mit hausgemachten Rumtopffrüchten








January 15, 2014

Annual General Assembly of the Freiburg Madison Gesellschaft

 for members at the Greiffenegg-Schlössle at 8 p.m.

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