Most of our events during the orientation program are online; therefore, you can also take part if you are not in Stuttgart yet.
The International Office offers an orientation program for degree students and exchange students. During this program we organize special information meetings that will help you settle in and feel comfortable.
The Welcome Checklist provides you with helpful information for your first days in Stuttgart, from moving into a dormitory to residence registration, opening a bank account and getting a public transport pass.
Do you still have urgent concerns or unanswered questions? Feel free to reach out to us or address them during our open office hours at the International Office:
Mon + Wed 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tue + Thu 10 a.m. to noon
Save the date!
On Thursday, April 4th 2024 we welcome all new international students at the International Center. Just come by, grab a refreshment, chat with an advisor and meet other students!
Further information will be announced soon. No registration needed.
Need help with paperwork? In this small group, we'll go over the paperwork at the beginning of your studies.
Wednesday, March 13, 11 a.m.
Monday, March 18, 4 p.m.
Health care system, housing rules, getting around safely, sorting your garbage... Living in Stuttgart will be different to what you are used to. Join this online seminar and help yourself to a smooth start in everyday life!
Monday, March 25, 4 p.m.
Organizing your studies is a major challenge for your first semester. This online seminar for students in our English taught Masters´ programs gives an insight in the basics of academic life in Stuttgart.
Thursday, March 21, 3 p.m.
Important: Don´t miss the introduction of your study program!
Introductory session in German for degree students in German taught study programs. This event is offered only in the winter semester. Please join one of our English introductory sessions.
For more information please visit the German website.
Throughout the year we offer get-togethers and leisure time activities.
In this seminar we will talk about the following topics:
- Study Fees and Cost of Living
Monday, May 13, 4 p.m.
For exchange and program students who participate in the intensive German course in September or March the orientation program takes place during the language course.
Exchange students who do not participate in the intensive German course and arrive in October or April receive all information via e-mail.
You can find further information in our Welcome Checklist for exchange students [en].