Introduction and start of studies

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This course starts in both the summer and winter semester.
The dates for the start of the course in October 2024 will be published in August 2024 at the latest.

The most important dates and offers for the start of your studies

At the University of Kassel, there is no introductory event the . Rather, there is an extensive range of offers from various "organizers":

  • On the one hand, the departments offer an official program. This type of introduction is about the subject: What is the subject about? What specializations are offered in Kassel? Which Professors and subject areas determine the content? So: be sure to attend and ask questions!
  • For some (not all) degree programs and subjects, we recommend taking part in  preliminary courses. Pre-courses are aimed at first-year students who would like to refresh their knowledge in certain subjects. The preliminary courses start before the introductory dates.
  • The student councils often also offer introductory events. The student council is part of the student self-organization and deals with the specific questions of the students of a department. In terms of content, it deals with questions about the course of study, the organization of the curriculum, learning organization and examinations. The student councils therefore offer help on how best to study this subject.
  • There are also"welcome events" at : First semester welcome, offers for students with children, offers for international students.

Important terms explained

The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences offers you the opportunity to take a free preliminary course in mathematics before the start of the first semester. A total of seven different mathematics pre-courses (tailored to the respective degree program) are offered. The courses last between four and six weeks and take place before the actual start of lectures.

The Intensive 1 or Compact 1/2 pre-course is recommended for this degree course in electrical engineering.

The Intensive 2 or Compact 1/2 pre-course is recommended for this degree course in metal technology.

More info

Who or what is TEACH? TEACH stands for "Traditionelle Erstsemestereinführung am Campus und Hörsaal". We are a group of student teachers from all teaching disciplines and subjects who offer support to first semester students during their first exciting days at the University of Kassel. As part of the teaching student council, we organize the introductory days for first-semester teachers and plan information events for you.

Monday, 14.10.24
Time: 10:00 to 12:00
Location: Campus Holländischer Platz, Campus Center, Moritzst. 18, lecture hall 1

Division into groups L1 elementary school, L2 secondary school, L3 grammar school, L4 vocational and business education

Time: 12:00 to 14:00
L 1 : Remains in lecture hall 1

L 2 : Arnold-Bode-Str. 12 (Lecture hall 4)

L 3 : Arnold-Bode-Str. 12 (Lecture hall 5)

L 4 : Arnold-Bode-Str. 12 (Lecture hall 6)

L 5 : (room not yet determined)


Tuesday, 15.10.24
Time: 13:00 to 18:00
Location: Georg- Forster Str. 4
Rooms: 1004, 2004, 3004

Timetable consultation
"Does it fit like this?" "Have I now taken all the courses I need to take?" If you are still unsure, we are happy to offer you help and support in creating your timetable. We can provide you with all the important information about your teaching degree and studies. And if you still have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help!

E-mail: Lehramtsfachschaft[at]uni-kassel[dot]de

Monday, 14.10.24
Location: Campus Holländischer Platz, Campus Center
Lecture hall 1 (room 1139) for teaching at grammar schools and teaching at vocational schools
Welcome and introduction to the core course
from approx. 2.00 to 2.30 p.m.
followed by course-specific tutorials
from approx. 2.30 to 4.00 p.m.

This introduction is tailored to your degree program and is designed by experienced students. There will also be time to answer your questions.
You can find your tutorial here:

Teaching degree program in vocational education and business education (L4):

  • Campus Holländischer Platz, Campus Center, Lecture hall 5 (room 1101)

We look forward to seeing you!

Welcoming the new students

Tuesday, 15.10.24

Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Diagonale 3, lecture hall 2, room 0509
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Goller and all colleagues from the department

Time: 10:45 a.m.
Location: Arnold-Bode Str. 2, Room 0401 (seminar room)
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Goller, N.N.

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Tour of the Holländischer Platz campus

We warmly welcome you to our degree program!

Lecture period: 14.10.24 - 14.02.25

The regular courses begin on Thursday, 17.10.24

Lecture-free period: 21.12.24 up to and including 12.01.25

Dates of the second subjects

We would like to welcome you to the Institute of Romance Studies at the University of Kassel and would like to provide you with important information in advance on behalf of the Spanish language practice.
In order to be admitted to study Spanish at the Institute of Romance Studies at the University of Kassel, you must provide proof of Spanish language proficiency at level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
However, in order to be able to study successfully, it is important that you develop your language skills quickly after starting your studies so that you can easily use Spanish at level B1, both to successfully complete the individual modules of language practice and to participate in the courses of the specialist sciences. We support you in this with special language practice courses, which are known as propaedeutic courses and are taught exclusively by native speakers. Within the first winter semester, you will reach level B1 through a combination of block courses and regular weekly sessions. You can see the exact structure of this course below.
If you can already demonstrate level B1, it is possible to attend the courses of the first module of language practice directly. If you have an even higher language level, please take the placement test scheduled immediately before the start of the semester ( 16.10.2024 /14:00 - 16:00, Kurt-Wolter-Str. 5, Room 0020) in order to find a suitable entry point into the language practice modules.
D. León

1st block: (intensive course)
Monday, 30.09.24
Tuesday, 01.10.24
Wednesday, 02.10.24
Friday, 04.10.24
from 8:30-10:00 + 10:30-12:00 + 13:00-14.30

Monday, 07.10.24
Tuesday, 08.10.24
Wednesday, 09.10.24
Thursday, 10.10.24
Friday, 11.10.24
from 8:30-10:00 + 10:30-12:00 + 13:00-14:30

2nd block: (semester-long)
Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:15 to 9:45

Please register for the preliminary course by e-mail:

Monday, 15.04.24
Time: 11:00-12:00
Location: Kurt-Wolters-Straße 5, 4th floor, room 4004
Lecturer: Dolores Léon Munoz

This event is aimed at L4 students (vocational and business education). We look forward to welcoming you.


  • 09.10.2024: Introduction of the student council
  • 15. or 16.10.2024: Introduction by lecturers

Introduction of the student council

Date: Wednesday, 09.10.24 - Friday, 11.10.24
Time: from 2 p.m.
Location: Damaschkestraße 25, 34121 Kassel.  
Responsible: Sports student council

Dear first semester students, get to know us and the department. We look forward to meeting you!

Introduction by lecturers

You only need to attend one day. The dates are identical in terms of content and are intended to provide alternatives for overlapping dates. 

Introduction by the lecturers: 

Date: Tuesday, 15.10.24
Time: 14.00- 16.00
Room: Damaschkestr 25, R 0110-0130
Lecturers: Introduction of the lecturers of the Sports Science degree program


Date: Wednesday, 16.10.24
Time: 09.00- 10.00 a.m.
Room: Damaschkestr 25, R 0110-0130
Lecturers: Introduction of the lecturers of the Sports Science degree program

We would like to welcome you to the Institute of Sports Science and inform you about the contents and procedures of the degree program.

The department introduces itself

Welcome to the Department of Economics!
We offer you a variety of future-oriented degree courses based on business administration and economics with exciting links to law, education, engineering, sustainability, psychology, social and health care. With a degree from the Faculty of Business and Economics (FB07), you will gain a first-class academic qualification and open up successful career opportunities in science/research or business practice.
Let our dedicated team of top-class Professors and academic and administrative staff support you. Our faculty has around 7,000 students and offers you an inspiring environment for your studies.
We maintain a close exchange with companies, public administration and vocational schools in order to jointly advance research and teaching. We offer you a wide range of opportunities for international exchange with students and academics.
Ready for an exciting journey into the world of business? Discover your passion at FB 07 and start your career with us.

We look forward to getting to know you personally during our induction week and laying the foundations for your successful studies together!

The department introduces itself: To the department website

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