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General Assembly, August 1999

Social Program

Evening program / Sightseeing tours

Evening Program

Monday, 9th August
President's Address and Reception
Lecture hall at the Institute of Physiology for all participants, from 18:00 to 20:00
The reception is free of charge.

Friday, 13th August
Reception for the Council Delegates from 19:00 to 21:00
Tickets are free of charge.

Sightseeing Tours

An indication of ticket requirements should be given on the enclosed registration form, including events which are free of charge.

Saturday, 7th August

Berlin Sightseeing Tour. This three-hour tour with an English speaking guide will show you the most notable sites of Berlin. From the old, historically important, places such as Schloss Charlottenburg, the Reichstag and Gendarmenmarkt to the new buildings on Potsdamer Platz (minimum 58 persons). Price: ca. DEM 25.- per person.

Sunday, 8th August

Tour through Potsdam. Visit the impressive castles of Potsdam and promenade in the beautiful parks of Sanssouci. There will be a guided tour in English through the castle of Sanssouci (minimum 58 persons). Price: ca. DEM 40.- per person (including entrance fee to the castle). A similar tour will be available on Saturday 14th August together with the participants of the IUPAC Congress.

Monday, 9th August

Berlin boat tour. Three large rivers run through Berlin and there are many old canals. From the water you have a different and interesting view of Berlin (for 30-70 persons). The price will be ca. DEM 40.- per person.

Tuesday, 10th August

You can visit the new Picture Gallery (Gemäldegalerie) with an exciting permanent exhibition of great European paintings; or you can visit the Pergamon Museum. The latter is home to ancient art such as the Ishtar Gate of Babylon, the Market Gate of Miletus or the famous Pergamon Altar. (Groups of 25-50 Persons per museum). The price will be ca. DEM 12.- per person, per museum, including English speaking guide.

Wednesday, 11th August

Visit the beautiful old castle, Schloss Charlottenburg. Take a stroll through the park (of course free of charge), or visit the exhibitions in the castle. A guided tour in English for 25-50 persons will be available. Price ca. DEM 12.- per person.

Saturday, 14th August

The same tour through Potsdam as offered on Sunday the 8th August. There will be a guided tour in English through the castle Sanssouci (minimum 58 persons). Price : ca. DEM 40.- per person (including entrance fee to the castle).


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