Orientation program

1) Orientation program of the International Center

The International Center of Kiel University offers a several days' orientation program each semester for new international students.

Highlights of the orientation days:

  • Breakfast for new international students
  • Survival Kit: German Academic Culture
  • Lecture about Living in Kiel
  • Workshop: How to handle Germany!?
  • Speed Dating as a fun way to get to know other international students
  • Guided Campus Tour and City Tours
  • Excursion to Hamburg
  • The orientation programme for the summer semester 2020 will shortly be available for download here

2) Welcome ceremony for all new students, German and international, by the Board of Kiel University and the Faculties

In the university’s largest auditorium, the Frederik-Paulsen lecture hall, you will be welcomed by various representatives of the university and the city of Kiel. Moreover, there will be an info fair in the foyer of the Audimax.
More information here...


3) Orientation Programs of other Kiel University units

The faculties and other units of Kiel University offer orientation programs for newly arrived students as well: Events for first-year students (in German only)