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Invitation to the Thurzo-Fugger interactive exhibition

As a part of the dissemination activities, the Slovak Erasmus team was invited to a regular meeting of the members of the non-profit organization Neusohl to report on the progress of the project. The meeting took place after the last pupil mobility in Banská Bystrica, which was even more interesting for the audience in terms Read More …

Final Presentation at OVLCplus

On Tuesday afternoon, 23 May, the final and concluding Fugger Forum took place at OLVCplus. During this event, the four groups of students who had each participated in a previous mobility had the opportunity to share and relive their experiences. They spoke in chronological order, using PowerPoint presentations: Augsburg (Germany), Sterzing (Italy), Almadén (Spain) and Read More …

Fugger-Forum “Footprints of Jakob Fugger in Europe” – Banská Bystrica 2023

On the occasion of the fifth mobility week in Banská Bystrica (13th-20th May 2023), the partner schools presented their historical and current connections to Jakob Fugger.  The Fugger-Forum took place on Friday, 20th of May at 6pm at the Primary school Základná škola Moskovská 2, Banská Bystrica. All the presentations were streamed online to be Read More …

Discovery in the Fugger Archives – Jakob Fugger in Banská Bystrica in 1507

Thanks to the impulse of the headmistress of the Jakob Fugger Grammar School in Augsburg, OStDin Angelika Felber, there is a sensation to report that familiarised the learners of the Erasmus project with the important work in the Princely and Count Fugger Family and Foundation Archives: the head of the archives, Dr Stefan Birkle, discovered Read More …

Student mobility in Banská Bystrica – May 2023

So we have lived to see it. On Saturday, May 13 2023, students from Almadén, Antwerp, Augsburg and Sterzing met in Bratislava. After a short tour of the courtyard of Bratislava Castle, where they could enjoy an impressive view of the largest river in Slovakia, the largest housing estate in Central Europe, as well as Read More …

THE MERCURYMINES IN ALMADÉN …in the footsteps of the Fuggers and Welsers in Spain

As part of the Europe Weeks of the City of Augsburg, a lecture on the topic “THE MERCURYMINES IN ALMADÉN…on the footsteps of the Fuggers and Welsers in Spain” took place at the Fugger-Welser Erlebnis Museum in Augsburg. Katharina Dehner M.A., who visited Almadén in October 2023 together with the project group of the Jakob-Fugger-Gymnasium, Read More …

Preparing the festival of science – student mobility in Banská Bystrica

Visit to the Podlipa research site in Ľubietová, a thorough tour of the mining heaps, preparation of samples of nails, placing samples in water collection containers, a local stream and a pond to observe the cementation process, observation of the vegetation on the heaps, selection of the most suitable research sites, sampling, observation of the Read More …

Tree planting campaign in the Fugger Forest near Augsburg

According to the project title Jakob Fugger a historical European influencer – #economic #political #social #medial #ecological #footprint, the Erasmus+ project is also about the ecological footprint left by Jakob Fugger‘s activities in the field of mining, among others. Therefore, it was obvious to determine the ecological footprint of the project and especially of the Read More …