Category Archive: Social Activities

Nov 02

Scientific Cinema

We are pleased to announce the first Scientific Cinema this year on Friday, Nov 13 at 4:30 p.m. We will show the documentary “That’s the story”. It features an interview with the nobel laureate Prof. Roy J. Glauber, who is the last living scientist from the theory division of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. In his …

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Jun 18

Optics BBQ

On June 17, our student chapter gathered for this year’s Optics BBQ. Luckily the weather was very good and everyone could enjoy steaks, Bratwürste and beer (and vegetarian alternatives).  

Jun 15

Seminar: Career Opportunities for Physicists: Patent Law – Tuesday, June 30

It is my pleasure to invite you to a seminar on “Career Opportunities for Physicists: Patent Law” organized by the hbar omega OSA student chapter and the patent law firms Prinz & Partner and Meissner Bolte. Markus Schlögl, patent attorney and partner at Meissner Bolte, and Thomas Kitzhofer, patent attorney and partner at Prinz & …

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Jun 01

Chapter meeting at the Erlangen Bergkirchweih

Also in this year we kept up the tradition of having a chapter meeting at the Erlangen country fair, the “Bergkirchweih”. Many chapter members showed up and we also recruited new ones. As you can see from the pictures, we enjoyed this festival in the Europe’s largest beer garden with excellent weather.

Feb 06

hbarOMEGA Games Night – reloaded!

You are invited to join the “hbarOMEGA Games Night – reloaded!” here at the MPL in the big seminar room on Thursday, February 19 starting from 7 pm. The event is supposed to be an open and informal social gathering with the opportunity to play console games, board games and other games such as Poker …

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Dec 04

Christmas Get-Together

Christmas markets are a festive tradition and offer a merry atmosphere of peace and joy throughout many cities of Germany. In the last few years the surrounding of the Christmas market in the heart of Erlangen (Schlossplatz) offered an ideal location to get together with all current chapter members, friends and colleagues. On these occasions …

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Jul 10


  On July 1st, the our student chapter gathered for this year’s OPTICS BBQ. Previously, we had to postpone the event due to poor weather conditions at our original date in the end of May. This time we were more lucky and we could finally have some steaks and beers. You can get some impressions …

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May 25

Optics BBQ 2014 – postponed!

Please note, due to a poor weather conditions, the OPTICS BBQ has postponed to July 1st! On Tuesday,  July 1st, the hbar OMEGA student chapter will host the Optics BBQ 2014 at the BBQ area behind the tandem accelerator at the southern campus of the university (Erwin-Rommel Straße 1). Everybody is cordially invited to come …

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Apr 23

Public Viewing of the Champions League

On Tuesday April 29th, the chapter invites everybody to join us in the big seminar room at the Max Planck Institute to watch the second leg of the champions league semi finals between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. Starting at 8.15p.m. we will broadcast the pre-match reporting and the match. Hope to see many of …

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Feb 13

MPL Games Night

On Wednesday, February 19th, the hbarOMEGA student chapter and the EPS Young Minds Section Erlangen organized the first MPL Games Night, an informal get-together for all students at our home institute, the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL), and of course also for everyone else who would was interested to attend.  We …

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