176 young people move into the new CA building
Construction approval (for the renovation of the large old building)
4,000,000 € in direct loans raised, of which 1,200,000 € are for the old buildings
Relocation of the CnC wood mill to the workshop in the new building.
July to August 2022
Four participatory workcamps with a lot of construction work by ourselves, framed by diverse workshops and community activities
The arcade of the new building is finished.
1,000,000€ in direct loans raised for our old building.
The milling of the room furniture for the new building is completed.
3,000,000€ in direct loans raised, of which 500,000€ for the grand old building
End of summer 2021
Three workcamps with project group members, future residents and outsiders
Laying of the foundation stone in the new building, during which a time capsule was buried
Start of planning for the renovation of the old buildings, in cooperation with the architectural office Gerstner + Hofmeister
Concreting the floor slab
Two-week German-French Workcamp
Start of direct loan advertising for the old buildings
Laying of the foundation lines for the new buildings
Start of construction (new building)
Furnishing of the workshop and purchase of a CNC wood mill for self-assembly of furniture.
2,000,000€ in direct loans raised for the new building.
Purchase of the land and conclusion of the loan agreement with the bank.
Stand for testing the installation and sound insulation of the flexible walls.
The project group meets for a second teambuilding weekend at the Bacherlebnisstation in Ladenburg.
1,500,000€ in direct loans and donations raised.
1,000,000€ in direct loans and donations raised
Commitment of €500,000 in funding for innovations in timber construction from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The Collegium Academicum becomes a member of the Mietshäuser Syndikat. The syndicate becomes the second shareholder of the GmbH.
We are completing our 1-to-1 model of a future dorm room and displaying it at various locations in Heidelberg.
The project group meets for a first teambuilding weekend at the Fritzinnen Hof in the southern Black Forest.
Federal Minister for Building Barbara Hendricks presents the funding certificate for the ‘Variowohnen’ programme.
Obtaining planning and building permission for the new building.
Commitment of funding amounting to 2,193 million euros from the Future Investment Programme ‘Modellvorhaben Variowohnen’ of the Federal Ministry of Building.
Submission of the grant application: Variowohnen funding programme
Completion of service phases 3 and 4 with our architect Hans Drexler from DGJ Architektur.
Service phases 1 and 2 of the architectural and specialist planning services for the new building have been completed.
We win the crowdfunding contest of SPONSORT and the IBA.
Our planning team for architecture, structural design, fire protection, building physics and technical building equipment is complete.
Start of direct credit advertising
Printing of the info brochure, as well as the direct_loan_information.
Application for funding under the Holz Innovativ Programme for innovative use of wood in modern construction to the MLR/European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Formulation of the mission statement. Concretisation and formulation of the principles and guidelines.
Letter of Intent from the City of Heidelberg for the purchase of the US Hospital site.
Application for funding under the Variowohnen Programm for model student housing at the BMUB.
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Completion of the planning draft
Founding of the private limited company Collegium Academicum GmbH
Commitment to the area of the US Hospital in Rohrbach.
Conducting architecture workshops in cooperation with the architect’s office Drexler Guinand Jauslin Architects and supporting the IBA Heidelberg.
Start with the preparation of a first planning draft.
The municipal council decides that the CA should be considered in the Patton Barracks development decision.
Opening of the exhibition Collegium Academicum: Living and Learning Together 1945 - 1985 - 2015.
The Collegium Academicum is chosen as a project by the supervisory board of the International Building Exhibition Heidelberg.
Educational workshop together with the IBA, funded by the Stiftung Trias.
Sufficiency workshop together with the IBA.
Foundation of the Förderverein Collegium Academicum Heidelberg e.V. emerging from the former Vereinigung Collegium Academicum Heidelberg e.V. of 1985.
Foundation of the association Wohnheim Collegium Academicum e.V.
Decision to focus on the conversion area Patton Barracks in Heidelberg-Kirchheim.
Admission as a candidate for the International Building Exhibition Heidelberg ‘Wissen creates city’ by the board of trustees in the first round.
Start of counselling by the Mietshäuser Syndikat.
First talks with the Studierendenwerk (students’ union) and exchange of experiences.
The Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg (college of education) assures support for the project
Heidelberg University pledges support for the project.
Elaboration of a first sufficiency concept.
First talks with the conversion office for the old military sites and the city administration.
Foundation of an advisory board
Start of participation in the network hd_vernetzt (cooperative housing network).
The project Collegium Academicum - A self-governed student residence for Heidelberg is launched.