Urania Berlin e. V.
With a long tradition of 130 years, Urania Berlin has established itself as one of the leading centers of dialog between science, the humanities and the public, and is today a renown society well beyond the borders of Germany. Every day Urania disseminates new first-hand knowledge, covering a wide range of scientific fields ranging from anthropology to zoology. Leading scientists deliver lectures and talks in their areas of research and on a general level of understanding for a broad audience. Urania provides its visitors with access to knowledge on the latest discoveries in scientific research and facilitates dialogue between science and the public.
Lectures on contemporary issues in the areas of natural sciences, the humanities, medicine and health, as well as foreign countries and cultures are included in the Urania's program of events. Panel discussions on sociopolitical and commercial topics, seminars on psychology and artistic presentations are also hosted. The wide range of events for visitors of all ages also includes performances of the children’s ballet, health days, concerts, café-lectures, musicals, and workshops. In the foyers of Urania, permanent and changing exhibitions on various topics can be visited and are free of charge.