Please check on our Corona website for potential changes and updates regarding the necessary first steps.
More orientation programs at the University of Stuttgart
- Interdisciplinary orientations
- Introductions to study programs
For German taught study programs please check the German website
- Introduction to the library
especially for international students
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 seeking students and exchange students. During this program we organize special information meetings that will help you settle in and feel comfortable.
International degree students who would like to get some information and tips for preparing their stay at the University of Stuttgart can take part in the Pre-departure information web seminar (event in English).
What is to consider when planning your stay in Stuttgart? Please check:
- Pre-departure information on our homepage
- Get your studies off to a perfect start – an introductory course
The welcome package contains our Welcome Guide and Welcome Checklist as printed brochures, a city map, information leaflets and forms you need to fill in during the first days. You can pick up your Welcome Package during our open office hours, just come to the IZ!
Mon + Wed 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tue + Thu 10 a.m. to noon
If you need help with the paperwork feel free to join this small group meeting where we discuss the formalities in the beginning of your stay in Stuttgart. Grab your Welcome Checklist and come along!
Every Friday in March and April at 10 a.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!
Organizing your studies is a major challenge for your first semester. Students in our English taught Master´s programs will receive the handout Studying in Stuttgart for newbies, that gives an insights in the basics of academic life in Stuttgart, through their study program.
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.
Throughout the year we offer get-togethers and leisure time activities.
- To give you a head start join one of our peer-support programs!
- Follow us on Facebook and/or Instagram for newest events
- Get involved in student associations
- Register for our newsletter to be updated on all events organized by buddies from ready.study.stuttgart.
You will learn more about visa application, health insurance, accommodation, enrollment and other things to consider when you prepare for your arrival in Stuttgart.
Tuesday, April 25, 3pm CEST
Meet and connect with other future students from your study program before the semester starts.
Wednesday, April 26, 4.30pm CEST
You will receive information about financing your studies with information about cost of living and studying, working during your studies and scholarships.
Tuesday, May 9, 3pm CEST
Help – I missed an event!
Don´t worry, we have got you covered!
- You can request a copy of the presentation by writing an e-mail.
- Read the introductory course Get your studies off to a perfect start
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.
- Profile page
- +49 711 685 68566
- Write e-mail
- Office hours (online): Mon & Wed 10 a.m. to noon; Office hours (on site): Mon & Wed, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. , Tue & Thur, 10 a.m. to noon