Orientation courses for international students
Support for international students
This website shows the orientation courses for international students that are offered by the Central Office for International Affairs in cooperation with FAU’s faculties and institutions. Please scroll down to find more information on faculty-specific events.
Central welcome weeks for international students
The Central Office for International Affairs offers welcome weeks for international students at the beginning of each semester to help you with legal formalities as well as the general onboarding at FAU. The program is open to all international students. If you have any questions or concerns about the program, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The welcome weeks take place twice each semester:
Welcome week program
Please find the welcome week program below. When necessary, it receives updates which are indicated in the file name.
|Welcome Week Program||File size|
|Welcome Week Program - Winter Semester 2023.pdf||445 KB|
Welcome week presentations
Please find our presentations on formalities below. Many videos of our presentations are available on the FAU.TV platform.
|Welcome Week Presentations||File size|
|Formalities 3 - Health Insurance - Residence Permit.pdf||551 KB|
|Formalities 2 - Registering with the City - Opening a Bank Account.pdf||823 KB|
|Formalities 1 - Living in Germany - Studying at FAU.pdf||1.67 MB|
Faculty and school-specific offers
FAU’s faculties, schools and departments also host welcoming events locally, so please browse their websites for further information. Should your school not offer a special program in the current semester you are welcome to join the activities of another school or faculty at your place of study.
Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology
Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law
School of Law
The International Office of the School of Law can offer information on suitable events for new students held by the faculty directly.
School of Business, Economics and Society
Information about welcome events is available on the website of the Office for International Relations.
Faculty of Medicine
Your contact at the faculty’s International Office can offer information on suitable events for new students held by the faculty directly.