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Culture Department

The Culture Department is responsible for organising events in Trier with, by and for students.

  • Karaoke Night
  • Pub quiz
  • Contact with municipal institutions and associations
  • Reading for beer
  • Organisation of lectures and workshops
  • Free Art Session
  • Parties, festivals and celebrations


Our job is to give the students of the University of Trier the opportunity to create or experience culture. First of all, we organise events – readings, concerts, jam sessions, exhibitions and parties – for every student in Trier. In doing so, we try to do justice to the diverse interests of our fellow students, but on the other hand, we also try to bump them into things they didn’t know so well. Ideally, a cultural experience is always a look outside the box, a hitherto unused exit on the well-known highway towards graduation and working life. Culture multiplies the possible perspectives of the individual on the world that surrounds him, it creates moments and memories that constitute personal identity, and it forges bonds between people who were previously only strangers. On the other hand, we also support students who want to create culture themselves. We also know the cumbersome, bureaucratic and time-consuming side of the coin and help artists of all stripes to realize their projects. Is your band looking for a studio, a rehearsal room or a crew for the first video shoot? Your theater group has a great play in the making, but the country’s funding guidelines are only official Chinese to you? Are you a photographer or visual artist looking for exhibition space? We help – as best we can.

Culture is dynamic, it thrives on mutual fertilization. That is why we are also working on creating new collaborations and focusing our attention not only on the lively, free scene in Trier, but also beyond the borders of the city. We don’t want to nestle on the mountain and wait for things to pass as if they were none of our business. We get involved, we get involved, we want to get a foothold in the regional cultural scene and make our contribution to making life in Trier a bit more beautiful, colourful, spacious, varied and thoughtful – in short, more liveable.


Principal speaker
Alex De Paoli (pronouns: he/him)

Janina Elsholz (pronouns: she/her)
Tahra Narr (pronouns: she/her)
Maya Krannich (pronouns: she/her)
Julius Gerlach (pronouns: he/him)

*The speakers of the AStA perform their tasks on a voluntary basis and are therefore not available at all times. Inquiries will be answered as soon as possible according to the volunteer capacity.