Orientation days for international students in October 2020

Dear international students,

a warm welcome at Kiel University! To help you to get started with your studies, the International Center of Kiel University offers an orientation program.

In various talks, you will not only go on a virtual campus tour with the tutors of the International Center, you will also get interesting insights into German university culture as well as into advising servcies for international students on campus and student life in Kiel.

Moreover, the orientation program will provide important information about how to register for classes and exams and special information for exchange students.

CIty tours for those, who have already arrived in Kiel, will be available for a limited number of students.

Please note: A registration is required for some of the events.

Welcome note

Welcome Note to our International Students. Prof. Dr. med. Simone Fulda, President of Kiel University

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General Welcome Ceremony on 26 October 2020

Central Welcome Ceremony

Dear international students,

we warmly invite you to the central welcome ceremony. Due to the pandemic situation, this year's event will take place on Monday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. via live stream. On this website you will find the stream of the event. Representatives from university, city and country would like to welcome you at your new Alma Mater.

Digital Info Fair

There will also be a Digital Info Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. At the info fair, you will find almost all of the important initiatives and institutions of Kiel University. Many exhibitors from across the region will also present themselves.

Go directly to the Digital Info Fair

Ecumenical service

You can attend an ecumenical service (note: in German) in the University Church digitally.

Go directly to the ecumenical service (in German)

We wish you a successful start at Kiel University, and look forward to welcoming you to the event.

University Board
of Kiel University

Please note: The ceremony will be held in German. However, at the information fair, our members and exihitors are happy to give advice in English. 

Livestream on 26 October on YouTube:

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Procedure:

  • Welcome by the University President Professor Simone Fulda
     
  • Video message from the Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther
     
  • Round table discussion between the Deans of the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering (moderated by Professor Markus Hundt, Vice President for studying & teaching as well as continuing professional development)
     
  • Video message from the Lord Mayor of the State Capital of Kiel Dr. Ulf Kämpfer
     
  • Round table discussion of the Deans of the Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences and Faculty of Arts and Humanities (moderated by Professor Markus Hundt, Vice President for studying & teaching as well as continuing professional development)
     
  • Video message of the Studentenwerk Schleswig-Holstein
     
  • Welcome by the Chair of the General Students' Committee (AStA) Julia Schmidtke and Johnny Schwausch
     
  • Slam Poetry with Björn H. Katzur
     
  • Digital Info Fair from 11:30 to 15:00

Raffle: CAU Rally

Dear first semester students,

welcome to Kiel University!

You still have a little time until your first exams, hoewever, you can already show how much you know about your new university!

As a welcome present we have a rally quiz for you. (Please note: Unfortunately, the questions are in German.) All participants will receive a voucher code for a 20% discount on the entire Unishop product range. In addition, we will raffle off a hooded sweatshirt (motif, color and size can be freely chosen according to availability) among those participants who have answered all questions correctly.

The raffle is valid from now until 01.11.2020, 23:59 hrs. The winner of the prize will be informed by e-mail afterwards.

We wish you good luck and a great start at the CAU!

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