Start your studies – summer semester 2023

Welcome to the University of Konstanz!

Use this page to find information from your specific department. If you have questions about your study programme, please contact your departmental student advisors.

We wish you a great start in Konstanz!


Department of Biology

We welcome our new master's students. You can find all you need to know to start your studies at Welcome

Department of Chemistry

We welcome our new master's students for MSc Chemistry, MSc Life Science and MSc Nanoscience, as well as MEd Chemistry.

You can find introductory events and all you need to know to start your studies at Welcome

Department of Computer and Information Science

We welcome our new students to the BSc Computer Science and MSc Computer and Information Science programmes.

Preparatory course mathematics

The Department of Computer and Information Science runs a one-week preparatory course in mathematics (taught in German) to smooth the transition from school to university. In this course you can brush up on your school knowledge of mathematics and learn how to work at the same (university) level with your fellow students.

We highly recommend taking part in the preparatory course in mathematics for students of the following programmes:

  • BA Computer Science major, 1st semester
  • BA Computer Science minor, 1st semester
  • MEd, additional subject Computer Science 1st semester

You can find information about the preparatory course and other introductory events  in the slider at the bottom of the page.

If you are unable to attend the preparatory course in person, please take the opportunity to participate in an online course like the KIT's VE&MINT course in mathematics www.ve-und-mint.de/index.php (available in German).

General information on starting your BSc Computer Science

Dear students, please visit the following websites as they contain all the information and dates you need for starting your studies. You will also get a first impression of computer science at our department.

Starting your studies in Computer Science (in German)

Individual starting phase

Discover computer science

Contact: bachelor.inf@uni-konstanz.de

General information on starting your MSc CIS

Dear students, please visit the following websites as they contain all the information and dates you need for starting your studies. You will also get a first impression of computer science at our department.

Kick off your MSc CIS

Discover Computer Science in Konstanz

Contact: mastercis.inf@uni-konstanz.de

Department of History, Sociology, Sport Science and Empirical Educational Research

Welcome to our master's programmes! Here you can find all you need to know to start your studies:

Department of Linguistics

We welcome our new master's students for MA LInguistics, MA Multilingualism and MA  Speech and Language Processing.

Information events:

MA Linguistics: First semester students will receive an invitation by e-mail; individual appointments will be made.

MA Multilingualism: Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., room G 203. Fist semester will receive an invitation by e-mail.

MA Speech and Language Processing: Friday, 8 April 2022, 10:00 a.m., room G 209. First semester students will receive an invitation by e-mail.

Department of Literature, Art and Media Studies

Slavic studies, Russian and Eastern European History

Our teaching staff presented these study programmes online on 23 February at 10:00. For further information, please email helke.schmal@uni-konstanz.de

Eastern European Studies: History - Media

The online office hour for MA Eastern European Studies: History - Media as well as BA Slavic Literatures takes place on 6 April 2022 at 10:00.

If you are interested, please register by emailing slavistik.litwiss@uni-konstanz.de . We will email you the corresponding link.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

We welcome all new students to our programmes MSc and MEd Mathematics as well as MSc Mathematical Finance.

Visit our web pages to find out more about the structure of your study programme and the courses offered in the upcoming semester.

If you have questions about planning your studies or selecting suitable courses, our departmental student advisors are always happy to help.

Jan-Hendrik Treude

Department of Physics

Dear students, you can find all information about starting your studies at

Welcome MSc Physics