News from the YaleClub Germany


Dear friends,

we have many wonderful club events coming up! Don't miss the chance to hear three famous law school faculty lecture an entire afternoon at Humboldt University (free registration required).

We also have Stammtisch meetings coming up in Berlin (last one before the summer break!), Frankfurt, and Munich (the last newsletter unfortunately listed the info for a past rather than the upcoming Stammtisch there - apologies!)

Wishing everyone a wonderful summer!

Hans Christian Siller
GSAS '12

Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture 2018

Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen,                       

on 15 June 2018, the Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture (YHCLL) will take place for the fourth time at Humboldt-University Berlin.

For this year’s event, we are privileged to welcome Professor Robert C. Post (Yale Law School), Professor Judith Resnik (Yale Law School) and Professor Reva Siegel (Yale Law School) as speakers.

I would be very pleased to welcome you to the Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture in June!

With best regards,

Susanne Augenhofer


General information on the YHCLL:
In this annual lecture series, up to three scholars from Yale Law School and other leading US-Law Schools are invited to spend some time in Berlin, at Humboldt Law School. During their stay, and as part of a variety of different events, the three visitors will interact with colleagues as well as doctoral candidates and students. The highlight of these series of events is the Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture, which is open to all interested lawyers. The presentations will be followed by a discussion.

The Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture aims at encouraging the exchange between American and European lawyers in the field of Consumer Law, understood as an interdisciplinary field that affects many branches of law. Special emphasis will therefore be put on aspects and questions which have as yet received little or no attention in the European discourse.


Prof. Judith Resnik
Arthur Liman Professor of Law, Yale Law School
The functions of publicity and of privatization in courts and their replacements (from Jeremy Bentham to #MeToo and Google Spain)

Prof. Reva Siegel
Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Conscience Wars: Religious Refusals to Serve in Health Care and Commercial Settings

Prof. Robert C. Post
Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Data Privacy, Dignitary Privacy, and the Right to be Forgotten


Please note: participation in the event is free of charge but registration is requested at

Event details:

• Time and venue: June 15, 14°°-19°°, Humboldt-Universität, Senatssaal, Unter den Linden 6, Berlin.
-> Directions to the event lecture hall within the university main building

• 2018 Yale-Huboldt Lectures-Invitation (pdf booklet with full schedule and speaker biographies)

• Lecture details on Humboldt Law school website

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Ivy+ Stammtisch Berlin (June 7th 2018)

Ivy+ Stammtisch Berlin (June 7th 2018)

Join us for the last Ivy+ Stammtisch before the summer break!

We will meet and dine outside on the Terrace - access through double stairway from street (we meet inside on ground floor if rain).

Very casual, please come when convenient!

Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 5: Benno Müchler,

Invitation (pdf)

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Frankfurt Stammtisch (June 19, 2018)

Frankfurt Stammtisch (June 19, 2018)

It was fun having three Yalies who graduated in the 60s and three who were at Yale in the late 80s for our May Stammtisch. An interesting mix of East Berlin and TD stories! Hope to see you for a drink or bite to eat next month!


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Ivy Circle Munich: Q2-2018 Stammtisch

Ivy Circle Munich: Q2-2018 Stammtisch

Dear IVY Circle Members,

I am pleased to announce that the Ivy Circle Germany – Munich Chapter Q2-2018 Stammtisch will take place

On Monday, June 25, 2017, 7 p.m.
In the Parkcafe Biergarten
Sophienstraße 7, 80333 München

The place is in walking distance from both the Munich Hauptbahnhof and the Stachus.

In case of sunny weather the get-together will be outside (in the Biergarten – please come the end of the seating, opposite (far away) to the outside beergarden check-out (Kasse).).

In case it is raining we will be meeting in the Parkcafe Restaurant (inside). If you cannot find us on that very day, please send a text message to me ( +49-(0)151 1083-7000). Thank you!

I very much look forward to seeing and meeting you.
With kind regards,
Clemens Rinnebach

Ivy Circle Deutschland is a new initiative to organize an alumni association network of prominent American and British educational institutions in Germany. Ivy Circle Deutschland seeks to encourage and coordinate social, cultural and educational events among alumni association members. Individuals can join only through their alumni association or club.

The Ivy Circle Munich “Stammtisch” meets once a quarter giving the participants the opportunity to deepen existing contacts and get to know new ones with similar background. Over a beer or a good glass of wine alumni from different schools not just get new insights in business but also have the opportunity to gain new friends. Additional community events over and above the “Stammtisch” (E.g. visits of cultural events, project presentations, leisure time activities) take place on a case by case basis.

Members of the Ivy Circle Munich are Alumni of Brown University, University of Cambridge, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Oxford University, Princeton University, The Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University.

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Symposium on: Artificial Intelligence - A Smarter New World. Opportunities and Challenges (MIT Club of Germany / Ivy Circle)

Keynote speakers:

• Sherri Thomas - Head of Watson Internet of Things Global Headquarters IBM München

• John D Vasquez - IBM Senior Software Architect Internet of Things Division

• Dr. Alexander Hüttenbrink - Geschäftsführer Kinexon Industries GmbH

Date: Friday – Sunday, June 8th – 10th, 2018
Location: IBM Watson IoT Center Munich
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Strasse 6
80807 Munich

How do Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence change our lives?
Join us for a weekend in Munich to hear from and discuss with high-ranking symposium speakers about the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the opportunities related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), and to meet new and old friends from MIT and related universities.

We look forward to seeing you in Munich!
The MIT Club of Germany e.V.

Event contacts:
• Andreas Straube, Email:
• Richard Geibel, Email:

For event details, event schedule, registration and pricing info, see the full invitation (pdf): MIT 2018 Artificial Intelligence Symposium Munich.pdf

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The Yale Club of Germany e.V.

Are you a current/past student/scholar/faculty member or friend of Yale and temporarily or permanently based in Germany? We are here to connect Yalies in Germany. We organize social and cultural and community service events, and we interview German applicants to Yale.

If you are an alumnus of any Yale school, a current Yale student or scholar spending time in Germany, or a friend of Yale, you are automatically considered a club member.

Stay in touch

For up-to-date event information, join to our Facebook group and subscribe to the Yale Club’s newsletter. If you need to change your address, or wish to unsubscribe from the newsletter list, please contact Lutz.

Local club events

In addition to one-time social and cultural events, there are regular Stammtisch meetups taking place in Frankfurt – and we are in the process of organizing local meetups in BerlinMunich and Hamburg.

Get involved

If you have ideas for events, or are running an event of interest to our members, let us know!


The Yale Club is always looking for alumni to interview local high-school students who are applying to Yale College. If you would like to help out or learn more, please click here to e-mail our ASC director, Rebecca Haltzel-Haas.

Yale Book Award

If you interested in presenting the Yale Book Award at a high school in your area, click here to let David Ilten know.

Yale Club of Germany Prize

We are in the “quiet phase” of a long-term program to raise at least €20,000, with an eventual goal of €100,000, to endow this award for presentation to exceptional high school students in Germany who have been accepted to Yale. If you are interested in learning more about how you can contribute to this worthy effort, please click here to let David Ilten know. Meanwhile, thanks to those who have contributed recently!


The Club does not assess dues, but asks its members to make an modest annual contribution (€20 suggested, but any amount is welcome) to help fund Club activities such as the Yale Book Award.

To contribute, please arrange a bank transfer (Überweisung) to the Yale Club’s account.

Account details:

Bank (Kreditinstitut des Begünstigten)Degussa Bank, Frankfurt
Payee (Begünstigter): Yale Club e.V.
IBAN: DE45500107000000221278

If you have questions or need a receipt for the Finanzamt, please contact our Treasurer, Hans Christian Siller (contact details above).


Club Officers


David Ilten (Yale College ’60)
Tel. 069 622680 (Frankfurt)
davidfilten  at


Hans Christian Siller (GSAS ’12)
Tel. 0178 1345800 (Berlin/Neubrandenburg)
chris.siller at


Laura Sprague Sudhaus (Yale College ’88)
Tel. 06198 501700 (Eppstein)
laura.sprague  at


Rebecca Haltzel-Haas (Yale College ’90)
Tel. 069 9550 2660 (Frankfurt)
haltzel-haas  at