TALKS AND EVENTS FOR NEW STUDENTS - Summer Semester 2020

In the two weeks prior to the beginning of the lecture period and before the official start of the semester, all new students are invited to participate in a comprehensive and diverse programme of talks and events. Find out more about Heidelberg University, get tips and tricks to help you settle in at the start of semester, and make sure you’ve got everything you need to get to grips with studying!

EVENTS FOR NEW STUDENTS - SUMMER SEMESTER 2020

WELCOME FROM THE UNIVERSITY RECTOR AND NEW STUDENT FAIR

All new students joining Heidelberg University in the summer semester 2020 are invited to attend the welcome from the University Rector and the new student fair. These will take place at the beginning of the winter semester on 12 October 2020.

WEBINARS FOR NEW STUDENTS

Our online webinars are a great way to find out more about beginning your studies at Heidelberg University, particularly if you’ve never been to Heidelberg before! Simply get online and post your questions in the live chat to make sure you’re as prepared as possible for starting your studies.

  • Question and Answer Session for New Students: How does the semester ticket for public transport work? How do I take books out on loan? Which university cafeteria has the best coffee? With the help of an academic advisor and a Heidelberg student, we’ll answer all of your questions about getting started in Heidelberg in this live question and answer session. 
    Unfortunately, the webinar could not take place as planned. Instead, you can view this video version of the presentation "Enrolled – Now What?". Double click to access the video in full-screen mode.

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  • Studying Effectively as a New Student: In this online talk, one of the University’s academic advisors gives helpful tips and explains psychological strategies to help you keep motivated and structure your learning effectively, so you’ll be able to breeze through your studies. 
    Unfortunately, the webinar could not take place as planned. Instead, you can view this video version of the presentation "Studying Effectively as a New Student". Double click to access the video in full-screen mode.

    Presentation

  • We’ll also have further interesting webinars focussing on topics such as student finance and grants.

ENROLLED – NOW WHAT?

Who can help answer any other questions I have about studying in Heidelberg? What does Heidelberg University have to offer alongside my studies? This online information session consists of three parts, and will provide you with general information about the most important university services (Student Administration, advisory services, libraries, University Computing Centre, Student Services Organisation etc.), student services (wifi access, university email address, student identity card, certificates, re-registration etc.), leisure activities coordinated by the University (university sports, language courses, events organised by the student services organisation etc.), and interest groups. You can watch this presentation from home by clicking on the following link:

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INFORMATION EVENT “POLYVALENT BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMME – BECOMING A TEACHER”

This event provides tips and information about the structure and organisation of the Bachelor’s degree programme for students studying to become a teacher.

 

 

 

Please note that all sessions and talks will be held in German.