For first semester students

Introductory events

Get a good start on your studies by attending orientation events.

Classes will start officially on April 08, 2019.
The study program's introductory events for the summer semester are published on the following website:
Introduction to study programs [de]
The information on these web pages is continually updated from semester start. Be sure to check back from time to time for any changes.

In addition to centrally-organized welcoming events, all first semester students are offered introductory events organized by subject that will introduce the course structure to you.

Caution!! Some orientation events as well as block seminars are held even before semester start and some require that you register ahead of time.

Introductions to study programs and helpful hints for starting your studies

Which study program are you enrolled in? Here is what will help you get started on your studies: Introductions to study programs and helpful hints for starting your studies. This is where you find out exactly what is important in your subject and you can get to know your fellow students at the same time.

Introductions to study programs [de]

Interdisciplinary orientations


Monday, October 15, 2018, from 09:00 am to 10:00 am
The event will probably take place in the following lecture halls:
Vaihingen: Lecture hall V 53.01 (Pfaffenwaldring 53), V 47.01 (Pfaffenwaldring 47), V 47.02 (Pfaffenwaldring 47) and V 57.03 (Pfaffenwaldring 57)
Stadtmitte: Lecture hall M 17.01 and M 17.02 (Keplerstr. 17, K II)

The event includes welcoming remarks by the University of Stuttgart's rector / vice rector and by student representatives of stuvus, the University of Stuttgart's student union.

October 15, 2018, 6 pm, Hegelsaal (Liederhalle), Berliner Platz 1-3, 70174 Stuttgart
Please sign up online!

Helpdesk by the University of Stuttgart's Technical Information and Communication Services (TIK)

Offerings by Student Counseling Center (ZSB)


New students of all subject fields are welcome to drop in for consultations during our open office hours. Please feel free to come by if you need assistance in the weeks prior to semester start or the early weeks during the first semester.

The STUDIES - INTERNSHIP - CAREER office in the Student Counseling counsels students of the Humanitites and Social Sciences in all career-related questions, including career opportunities and advice on interesting and meaningful internshipd.

New students can drop by the info table for mini-consultations by Student Counseling Center staff.

Date: will be published as soon as possible.
Place: Keplerstr. 17 (K II), Foyer (in front of the cafeteria), Campus Stadtmitte

International students

The International Office offers an orientation program for all international students. During this program you can participate in special information meetings which help you settle in.

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  • +49 711 685-68566
  • Write e-mail
  • Office hours Vaihingen: Mo - Fr 10 am to 12 pm, Mo and Wed 1:30 pm to 4 pm // Office hours city center: Tues and Thurs 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm