SILBERSALZ from 18.6. to 21.6.2020

"Gaia" and lectures in the St-Ulrich-Church in Halle (Saale)!

With Luke Jerram's fascinating installation "Gaia", SILBERSALZ brings the earth to Halle – in alignment with this year’s motto „Homeland Earth".

It can be seen on 18, 20, and 21.6.2020 in the St.-Ulrich-Kirche (on: openstreetmap). The visit is possible after prior online registration via eventbrite. 

Registration for the visit of the exhibition (tbc) 


On 19.6.2020, renowned experts from the fields of science, research, and economics will speak about the state of our planet and our common future in a multi-faceted lecture program. 

To the program 


SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival from 14 to 18.10.2020 - extensive program on home earth

A diverse program of films, lectures, and exhibitions in October is dedicated to the many facets of planet Earth. This free of charge audience program is accompanied by the international SILBERSALZ Conference in the renowned National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. For the first time, the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Award in cooperation with Jackson Wild will also be presented to creative and stimulating media projects in science communication. Submissions are possible until 30.6.2020.

Submissions Award (extended deadline)  


Furthermore, projects can still be submitted for the Science & Media Pitch of the SILBERSALZ Conference:

Submissions Call for Science Projects (extended deadline)


Photos   | Festival Archive 2019 | Festival catalogue (pdf, german only)



Mon, 25th May 2020

SILBERSALZ in June — 18. to 21. June 2020 in Halle (Saale) and online!

SILBERSALZ brings the earth to Halle! From 18.6. to 21.6.2020 we let Luke Jerram's fascinating earth installation "Gaia" float in the middle of the St. Ulrich Church. It impressively shows, what this year's festival motto is all about: the beauty and diversity of our planet. Within the framework of a diverse lecture program, renowned experts* from science, research, and economics will speak on 19 June 2020 about the state of home earth and our common future.
Thu, 23rd Apr 2020

We're hiring: Manager (m/f/d)/for "Passage 13" // youth club for science education in Halle-Neustadt

As of 01.08.2020, we are looking for a manager (m/f/d) for initially one year full-time for the coordination and management of Passage 13. [...]
Fri, 20th Mar 2020


The SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival is postponed from June 2020 to 14.10. until 18.10.2020. The epidemic spread of COVID-19, the "corona virus", leads to drastic but necessary restrictions - this also applies to SILBERSALZ. After consultation with our initiators and partners we have decided to postpone SILBERSALZ 2020. (...)

A project of Documentary Campus & The Robert Bosch Stiftung