The main Mensa (cafeteria) in Freiburg, Germany is converted into a bar to hold big occasions like football matches. This time it was for a US Election Night Party.
A photo of Barack Obama flashes on the screen as the hosts talk to a correspondent in the US.
Organizers of the Election Night Party make final preparations before opening the bar to students.
People line up to get inside the bar
A man casts his vote for a mock election during the Election Night Party
A student watches as the 2008 US election unfold
John McCain’s image flashes on the screen before the program starts
A panel consisting of a student from the US, political scientists, and a chief of a German-American organization in Freiburg analysing the 2008 US election in the Mensa
A woman hands out cheeseburgers to students. A big US hamburger food chain was one of the sponsors of the event.