Four sections of the DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm – visual arts
and Dance + Performance
– have recently become associated with Berlin's universities through guest lectureships. Foreign literary figures, composers, academics, art historians and critics are invited to Berlin for one semester in order to teach as guest lecturers at the universities.
Together with the Humboldt University Berlin
, the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz and the Stiftung Brandenburger Tor attached to the Bankgesellschaft Berlin, the DAAD established a Rudolf Arnheim Guest Lectureship in Art History
at the Humboldt University in the winter semester of 2000/2001.
In cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin
, S. Fischer publishers Frankfurt am Main/Berlin and the "Veranstaltungen forum" of the publishing group Georg von Holtzbrinck, the DAAD has established a Samuel Fischer Guest Lectureship in Literature
at the Freie Universität Berlin.
Together with the Technische Universität Berlin
and the Sender Freies Berlin, the DAAD has established an Edgard Varèse Guest Lectureship in Music
at the Technische Universität.
Along with the Freie Universität Berlin
, the Institute for Theater Studies, and the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts) the DAAD has arranged the Valeska Gert Guest Professorship