Getting to Know the University

Getting to Know the University

Freshers' Week 2018 from 8th – 13th October 2018

You’re a fresher – and now what? During the fresher’s week you will learn how to organise your studies, create your timetable and register for courses. It provides all the information you require for a successful start to your studies in Greifswald. There is no fee for taking part in the fresher’s week, so make use of this offer. 

International Office
Domstraße 8
17489 Greifswald
Tel.: +49 3834 420 1116




Greifswalder Initiatives and Societies

Introductory Lectures for English Degree Programmes

Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation (M.A.)
09/10/20184. p.m.Zoological Institute and Museum, Loitzer Straße 26, lecture hall

Introductory Lectures Provided by the International Office

Welcome Day: 24th September 2018 at 9.30 a.m. (Rubenowstraße 1), HS 2 on the first floor

Programme: official welcome with a small breakfast

  • information about enrolment
  • information about administrative procedures
  • presentation of the programme for the semester
  • Students should have a valid ID card with them and a Wohnungsgeberbescheinigung (form from the Einwohnermeldeamt (Registration Office) stating that you live in Greifswald. The form has to be signed by your landlord), because the team of the International Office would like to go to the town’s Registration Office with you afterwards.
  • International students, who come from countries outside of Europe (e.g. Vietnam, Russia), need to open a German bank account and need to get German health insurance. The IO will assist you with that during the afternoon
  • 1.30 p.m.: sign your contracts for your rooms/flats at your hall of residence
  • From 8 p.m. onwards there will be a social gathering with your buddies at the Kulturbar, Lange Straße 93

Programme of the Student’s Union (AStA)

Freshers' Week, run by the Students' Union (AStA), is the main programme of social activities during the arrival and welcome period. Fresher’s week will help you make friends and adapt to your new surroundings. There will be lots of introductory lectures as well as a diverse cultural programme.

The programme of the Student's Union (AStA)

Freshers' Fair

Freshers' Fair will take place on Tuesday 9th October at 4 p.m. around the Berthold-Beitz-Platz Campus (around the Mensa (cafeteria))

The Student’s Union (AStA), the vast majority of the student societies and organisations will present themselves. Find out what the university has to offer.