Global CIFE Alumni Meeting in Nice
15 to 17 October 2021 

Provisional Programme*



Friday 15 October


15.00 - 17.00

Guided Tour: Nice, UNESCO World Heritage - The Promenade des Anglais

Nice has recently been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as Winter Resort Town of the Riviera. 
Stroll along the Promenade des Anglais to discover the history of some of its emblematic buildings and of their inhabitants.
Bilingual guided tour.
Upon registration. Limited places available


19.00 - 21.00

Meet & Greet – Evening reception

Welcoming of all participating Alumni with a social gathering and presentation of the CIFE premises. In the presence of members of the CIFE team (Berlin, Nice, Istanbul and Brussels), invited external lecturers, and the new CIFE students 2021/22.

Venue: CIFE, 81, Rue de France, Nice

Saturday 16 October 



10.30 - 12.00

Round table discussions: Europe and the World during and after the Covid19 pandemic

A series of thematic discussions (topics and speakers will be announced soon)
With interventions of the CIFE academic staff and the CIFE Alumni Community

Venue: CIFE, 81, Rue de France, Nice


14.00 - 17.00

TEDxCIFE: REconnect

Free afternoon to join the independent TEDxCIFE event ”REconnect” (separate registration is required).
Read more about CIFE's second TEDxCIFE event

Venue: CIFE, 81, Rue de France, Nice

Register via this link


20.00 - 23.00


Dinner in a traditional restaurant in the Vieux Nice - in the presence of all CIFE Alumni and CIFE representatives. 
Welcome address by Matthias Waechter, Director General of CIFE


Sunday 17 October

11.00 - 12.30

Guided Tour: "Surprising Nice - Nice insolite"

Nice, as you probably don't know it!
A bilingual guided tour to discover the secrets and hidden treasures of the Vieux Nice and the Promenade des Anglais.
Upon registration. Limited places available

(c) Mario Basso Architecte DPLG

12.30 - 14.00

Socca & Streetfood

Closing lunch in the Vieux Nice


* All events will take place in full respect of social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to French legislation, all participants need to present a health pass, proving that they are either a) fully vaccinated, or b) have undergone a negative PCR test within max 72 hours, or c) have recovered from COVID-19 (min. 15 days, max. 6 months).
Read more here.