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Campus Weekend

The weekend for students at Frankfurter Buchmesse.


A spectacular science slam, an unforgettable party, exciting information events with the latest trends  from the science industry as well as tips and tricks for career planning – all this and much more awaits students in Hall 4.2.


More than 70% discount for students

Students only pay 19 euros on trade visitor days. Please note: Reduced tickets cannot be purchased online in advance. You will receive your discounted day ticket on presentation of your student ID at all entrances.

Campus Weekend event highlights

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Campus Weekend Party

Meet fellow students, make new friends and have a drink from 6.30 pm onwards before heading towards the city centre and visit one of the BOOKFEST events!

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  • Interview

    Interview with CrispyRob

    Crispy Rob is a YouTube creator and since 2015 he's been posting weekly cooking videos with his own food creations on his video channel. In an interview he talks about his favorite dish and the future of food.

  • ESA Astronautin Samantha Cristoforetti


    „…das Privileg, unsere Erde aus einer anderen Perspektive zu sehen.“

    Wie wird man Astronaut? Diese Frage beantwortet ESA-Astronautin und Buchautorin Samantha Cristoforetti ausführlich auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse (Messe-Samstag, 19. Oktober 2019, 14.30-15.30 Uhr, Halle 4.2 N101, Academic & Business Information Stage). Vorab spricht sie im Interview über ihre Lieblingsbücher im Weltall und vieles mehr.

Hall 4.2: Career and uni tips, parties and literature

You can expect that in October, too

THE ARTS+ Programm auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse

Create the future at THE ARTS+

Get inspired by the future of the creative and cultural industries: THE ARTS+ welcomes you with festivals, questions and answers about new technologies, and the latest developments affecting the future of culture.

More about THE ARTS+
Frankfurt Audio auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse

A full programme for the ears:

Discover the new Frankfurt Audio thematic area with stars, live podcasts, audiobooks and exciting technologies – in Hall 3.1 at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Schreibtisch mit Tastatur und Händen, die auf Papier schreiben

The path to successful writing:

Do you have the heart of a writer? Or are you already on the path to success as a writer? Frankfurt Authors offers it all for authors, bloggers, self-publishers, independents, podcasters and passionate writers.

After the fair: BOOKFEST!

Ein Mann hält einen Vortrag.

After the fair closes, its spirit continues on into the evening with BOOKFEST, a festival in the city with after-fair parties, readings and performances.

More information
Koch verteilt Besteck auf der Gourmet Galerie

Gourmet Gallery

Mit Showküche und Gourmet Salon: Die Gourmet Gallery (Halle 3.1, K 90 bis L 135) bietet die gesamte kulinarische Landkarte auf 1 000 Quadratmetern.

Hier steht der Genuss im Mittelpunkt

Literature, stars, career tips, networking, start-ups, parties and more:

All this awaits you in Frankfurt this October.