WORT: Hidden gems and fun places of Schmalkalden: City tour designed by local high-school students
18 October 2023, 13:30-16:00; meeting point coming out soon :)
Welcome to the vibrant and welcoming community of Schmalkalden! We understand that arriving in a new place can be both exciting and a little overwhelming. That's why we're thrilled to invite you to a special event designed just for you: a low-key guided city tour that will help you get acquainted with our charming town.
Whether you're fascinated by local history, curious about where to find the best coffee shop, or just eager to meet new friends, this guided city tour is the perfect way to kick off your journey in Schmalkalden. It’s also a fantastic opportunity to get in touch with local high-school students and potentional tandem language partners!
There’s a bunch of high-school students who can't wait to show you around our town and introduce you to the picturesque gems that we love Schmalkalden for. Get ready for an adventure you won't soon forget!
What to Expect:
- Explore Hidden Gems: Our experienced local guides will take you on a journey through the heart of Schmalkalden, showing you the best-kept secrets and places that make our town unique.
- Connect with Fellow Students: This tour is a fantastic opportunity to bond with your fellow international students. Share stories, make new friends, and build a support network for your time here.
- Cultural Insights: Learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Schmalkalden, gaining a deeper understanding of the community you're now a part of.
- Q&A Session: Have questions about living in Schmalkalden? Our guides will be more than happy to answer your queries and provide useful tips.
- Photo Opportunities: Don't forget your camera or smartphone! There will be plenty of picturesque spots for those Instagram-worthy shots.
The WORT project, supported by the Free State of Thuringia and the European Social Fund Plus, has been officially approved until 30 September 2025. WORT addresses challenges such as: How can we counter the regional shortage of skilled workers by integrating international graduates of Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences into the labour market? How can we create a welcoming culture so that diversity is lived and welcomed in the working world and in everyday life?