Press Release 139/2013

Demography: Global Developments – Local Impacts

Colloquium Fundamentale: Series of Presentations on the Changing Population Structure in Germany and the Rest of the World
Focus on demographic change: Diversifying society and increasing mobility are only two of the numerous aspects (Photo: Lydia Albrecht, KIT).

Older, fewer, more diverse: Under the heading of “Herausforderung demografischer Wandel: Globale Entwicklung – lokale Auswirkungen” (The challenge of demographic change: Global developments – local impacts), the Colloquium Fundamentale of ZAK │ Center for Applied Cultural Science and Studium Generale focuses on various aspects of demography. The series of presentations will be started by Professor Norbert F. Schneider, Director of the Federal Institute for Population Research, on Thursday, November 14, 2013, 18 hrs, at the NTI-Hörsaal (Engesserstraße 10, building 30.13).


The Colloquium Fundamentale takes place on certain Thursdays, at 18 hrs, NTI-Hörsaal, KIT Campus South, building 30.10, Engesserstrasse 5. Admission is free.


More information on the dates, lecturers, and presentations can be found online at


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