Protagonists in Conversation


The University need an attractive Town

Interview with Prof. Dr. Hardy Geyer

"We must first think of something which we can use to compete with the large cities.”
Prof. Hardy Geyer, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Merseburg


Art and Culture for an old quarter

Interview with Holger Leidel

"The IBA cannot achieve over night what was not possible in 40 years”
Holger Leidel owner of the Tiefer Keller gallery and Chairman of the association Merkunst e. V.


The Citizens of Merseburg are trying something New

Interview with Dr. Barbara Kaaden

"The important thing is to find partners and to support citizens’ commitment.”
Dr. Barbara Kaaden, Mayor and Director of the Urban Development Office


Info: Merseburg

(Municipal Area of 2010)
1989: 47.232
2009: 35.894
2025: 28.704 (Future Prospect)

Municipal Area: 54,73 qkm 

IBA-Website of Merseburg