Orientation Week

Orientation Week for international students in the summer semester 2018

The Orientation Week provides support for international students and research scholars so that they can successfully launch their studies or research. During this time, student tutors provide information about studying and conducting research at the University of Kassel and enable you to contact other international students and university staff.

The Orientation Week is usually held during the week before the start of lectures at the beginning of April and October each year.

Orientation Week in the 2018 Summer Semester

The Orientation Week for international students and PhD candidates at the University of Kassel will take place in the 2018 summer semester on 3 – 7 April. 

The opening event is scheduled for Tuesday, 3 April at 6 p.m. at the Campus Center, Moritzstrasse 18,Campusplan EN lecture hall 4.

Registration: Please use our online form to register by 1 April.

Programme for the Orientation Week during the 2018 summer semester

Introduction events in the faculties


Central questions about the structure of your studies will be answered in the introduction events and hints and information about the organisation and course of your studies will be given. Also the timetables will be created here. And you will get to know your future class mates. So: definitely join!



For many study programmes – especially for those with a high share of mathematics – pre-courses are offered. As basic knowledge for the start of your studies the subject matter of 13 school years is usually required. In the pre-courses you can refresh your knowlesge or fill existing knowledge gaps. This is why is aplies here as well: definitely join!