Orientation week from 14 - 18 October 2019

for new students beginning in winter semester 2019/20

As a new student at the University of Konstanz, you are surely wondering what is awaiting you!

During the university’s orientation week, you will receive important information to help you get off to a successful start into your studies. On Monday morning, the rector will welcome you during an hour of celebration. The rest of the week is filled with many events.  The university’s central institutions and departments introduce offers and opportunities to you while answering key questions that you may have. Furthermore, the student union and student councils will highlight campus life and help make it easier for you to begin this next chapter of your life. Please note that events usually are held in German.

Welcome to the University of Konstanz!

The University of Konstanz welcomes its new students!

Monday, 14 October 2019, 10:00 - 11:30, Audimax A 600 & A-lecture halls*

The University of Konstanz welcomes its new students!
Opening ceremony with the university rector / vice rector, the president of the student body and a university graduate

* Since not all new students will be able to find a seat in the Audimax, the opening ceremony will be broadcasted live in the lecture halls A 701, A 702, A 703, A 704 as well as the entrance area of the university.

Binational School of Education (BiSE) Lehramt Gymnasium (secondary education)

CourseDateTimeLocation
General information event of the BiSE for all first-semester students (all subjects) regarding cross-disciplinary questions, didactics and education as well as orientation internship
Presenter: Frank Maurer, BiSE
Mon 14 Oct. 201911:45-13:15

Audimax A 600

Central Student Advice Service (ZSB)

EventDateTimeLocation
Information boothMon, 14 Oct.
Tue, 15 Oct.
Wed, 16 Oct.
11:30-13:30Entrance area
Campus tour to the most important
university service providers
Mon, 14 Oct.Start:
  • 11:30
  • 12:00
  • 12:30
Meeting point:
Entrance area
at the clock
Campus tour to the most important
university service providers
Tue, 15 Oct.Start:
  • 10:00
  • 11:00
  • 15:30
  • 16:30
Meeting point:
Entrance area
at the clock
Campus tour to the most important
university service providers
Wed, 16 Oct.Start:
  • 10:00
  • 11:00
  • 15:30
  • 16:30
Meeting point:
Entrance area
at the clock
First semester office hours of the ZSBFri, 18 Oct.10:00-11:30D 409
First semester office hours of the ZSBMon, 21 Oct.11:00-12:30D 412
First semester office hours of the ZSBFri, 25 Oct.10:00-11:30D 409

Communication, Information, Media Centre (KIM)

Event Date Time Location
KIM-IT-Support:
Questions on WLAN (WiFi) and internet access
Mon, 14 Oct. 2019 11:30-13:30 KIM information booth in the entrance area
Introduction to the library Mon, 14 Oct. 2019 12:00-13:00 A 703
KIM-IT-Support:
Questions on WLAN (WiFi) and internet access
Tue, 15 Oct.  2019 11:30-13:30 KIM information booth in the entrance area
Introduction to the library Tue, 15 Oct. 2019 12:00-13:00 A 701
Introduction to the library Wed, 16 Oct. 2019 12:00-13:00 A 703
ZEuS - introduction to the University's student portal Thu, 17 Oct. 2019 10:30-11:15 A 702
Introduction to the library Thu, 17 Oct. 2019 12:00-13:00 A 702
Introduction to the library Fri, 18 Oct. 2019 12:00-13:00 A 704
ZEuS - introduction to the University's student portal Mon, 21 Oct. 2019 14:00-14:45 R 511

University sports programme

CourseDateTimeLocation
more than just sports
About the university sports programme
Mon, 14 Oct. 201915:15-16:45A 703
more than just sports
About the university sports programme
Tue, 15 Oct. 201910:00-11:30A 703

Language Institute

Event Date Time Place
Learn languages. With us.
The Language Institute's programme.
Tue, 15.10.2019 15:15 - 16:00 A 701

Centre for Transferable Skills and Writing Centre

CourseDateTimeLocation

Information event on transferable skills

Tue, 15 Oct. 201913:30-14:15A 702

Academic writing - Writing Centre information event

Tue, 15 Oct. 201914:15-15:00A 702