Get off to a good start

There is a lot you need to know and organize for the first semester. Therefore, the School offers various introduction events to ensure that you have the best possible start. At these events, you will get the advice you need and answers to the most frequently asked questions.

The winter term starts Monday, November 2, 2020, with a big digital welcome for all students in German and English.

Starting at 10.15 a.m., students of the Bachelor programs Economics, Socioeconomics, International Business Studies, International Economic Studies, and Business Informatics will be officially welcomed at WiSo. During the event, representatives of the service institutions such as the Student Advisory, the International Office, the Language Center, the Career Service, the student organizations, and initiatives, the representative for gender and diversity, etc. will introduce themselves.

At the following virtual WiSo-info-fair, many of the service facilities, institutions, initiatives, and business partners of the department will present themselves.

For Master’s students, the new semester starts on the same day with a digital, official welcome at 11:15 a.m.

In addition, program-specific introductory events for the different Bachelor and Master programs will take place on this day.

Virtual campus tours, alumni greetings, and moderated interviews with potentially interesting WiSo representatives bring the day to an end.

In the evening a digital party organized by student initiatives will conclude the WiSo opening week for the Bachelor students and will also give the Master students the opportunity to get to know their fellow students.

Starting your studies: first-year students’ welcome event

The following events are mandatory:

The School runs several important introduction events that all students must attend. At these events you will find out the most important information about planning you studies and receive tips on how to organize your schedule. Of course, they are also a great opportunity to meet the other students that you will be studying with.