The garage's walls are covered with black inner tubes and tires of various sizes, small wooden shelves bear rows of tools and spare parts, and a number of bicycles stand in the midst of it all. There is little room to maneuver and a lot is going on, but the work proceeds at a brisk pace here in the AStA's bike repair shop.
A Monday evening in the baroque palace. Even as the last of the lights are going out across the rest of the campus, the Alte Lehrbuchsammlung is still brightly lit up. Students trickle in through the main door. Christine Heinzel greets them with a big grin as they come in. She is the University Theater director and the ensemble is meeting here for a rehearsal, just as it has every Monday since September.
With over 80 different types of sports, the Institute of Sports (IFS) of the University of Mannheim offers students and employees opportunities to let off steam and get active. In the summer semester the program will be expanded to include numerous outdoor sports.