Karlsuniversity Blog

Anarchy – A Practice Dedicated to Liberation

Introducing concrete and lasting ideas for the cohorts to come My name is Sascha, I am a 6th semester Politics, Philosophy & Economics student as of 2023, and you could call this my legacy to Karlshochschule. I’ve been a fervent advocate of anarchism throughout my years here, be it in … Details

Enough of talking about mental health only when it is too late

Be mindful now! The start of the new semester is always exciting, especially for all the freshies. As many have never attended university before, it’s important to address one thing first: your mental health. Being honest, university life will get stressful. At some point you will have to deal with … Details

Green travel and a 14-hour train ride

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, and famous for Gaudí and other Art Nouveau architecture, Barcelona is one of Europe’s most vibrant cities. It’s a hub of new trends in the world of culture, fashion, and cuisine. It is also the capital of Catalunya, a region of Northern Spain that has its … Details

Inside Karls

Where architecture, values, and learning meet Are you aware of how much of your surroundings influence your mood and actions? The way buildings are designed, furniture is chosen, walls are painted, and rooms are displayed can affect our behavior in predictable – but sometimes unexpected – ways. The goal of architecture is … Details

International Christmas

How is Christmas Celebrated in Germany and in other Countries? Hello everyone! My name is Julia Fiedler and I’m currently in the 4th semester of my Master’s program at Karlshochschule. In the course of my studies, I have had many exciting experiences but what fascinated me most right from the … Details

Invisible Women in Peacebuilding

Invisible women in the conflicts of our contemporary world My name is Maja, and in the name of International Women’s Day, I want to recognise not only women around the world and women in my life who are doing remarkable work. I also want to shine a light on the … Details

Lillehammer Exchange Semester

Going abroad during covid, my culture shocks in Norway Going abroad always makes you facing challenges, und usually I’m mostly looking forward to facing these challenges and to grow and learn from them as a person. But this time it was a bit different. With the ongoing pandemic and semester … Details

Moral disengagement in relation to (un-)sustainability

Prof. Dr. Wendelin Küpers Among the many irritating phenomena that characterise our times of multiple crises is the moral disengagement, especially related to (un-)sustainability. When people morally disengage, they often convince themselves that ethical standards or principles do not apply to them in a particular context or related to a … Details

My semester abroad

Meet new people, experience a new culture and study at a different university Just as many others, I really looked forward to my semester abroad. After the two years at the Karlshochschule I wanted to meet new people, experience a new culture and study at a different university. So, when … Details

Our New Gender Collection

The library team is happy to introduce you to the new Gender Collection We, the library team, are happy to introduce you to the new Gender Collection. You might be wondering what it is, what it is for, and what it encompasses. In very short terms: The Gender Collection is … Details