Schedule of the first semester introductory week

This plan is only a supplement to the events organized by your department. Please check carefully beforehand whether events are relevant for you and whether events of your faculty do not take place at the same time.

The preliminary schedule for the central first semester week (freshers week) from the 13th until the 20th of October 2021 can be found in the timeline below.

You can also download a .pdf version of the schedule: ESE_Kalender

In the following section, you will find information on the individual events. Due to the already high number of registrations, registration is already closed!

Registration is mandatory for all events (except for the online events: Avete, Gaming Night, Presentation of the Library (link will be on our website)). Ticket sales for the UNO are separate! Anyone who has not registered will be excluded from the event.

Note: You will receive a confirmation of your successful registration, and you will receive information via e-mail shortly before the event, or you can find it in the drop-down menu below.

Some events have a maximum number of participants for organisational reasons. For indoor events, there may be a limit to the number of people. Registration is therefore not a guarantee that you will be able to attend the event.

Hygiene concept

3G applies at our events. Please check the current Corona regulations to see if this still applies on the day of your event.

You can view the hygiene concept for all freshers' orientations here. (Only available in German)

Events

Workshop: Before I graduate

Time: Wednesday, 13th Oct. 2021  |  11:00 - 12:00

Student life offers a lot more besides lecture halls, examinations and exams. Moving out for the first time, a new city, new people and getting to know yourself better are also part of it. In the workshop "student bucket list - before I graduate" we want to find more great activities together that every student should have done before graduation. The focus is on creating a personal bucket list for your studies in Stuttgart with other first-year students and lots of tips from students who have been studying here for a while.

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

 

You can find the slides from last year's presentation (2020) here: student bucket list - before i graduate

Inspiration for your bucket list can be found here:

Inspirationen für eure bucket list aus dem Workshop 2021

Inspirationen für eure bucketlist aus dem Workshop 2020

Cityrallye

The city rally offers you the opportunity to get to know Stuttgart's city centre on a two to three hour tour. You will solve tricky puzzles and complete entertaining tasks.

We will divide you into groups of about 5 people, preferably with students from the same degree programmes. In order for us to be able to put the groups together, you must register in advance to take part in the city rally. This is done via the central registration tool of the stuvus freshers' orientation. Please answer all questions so that we can divide you into groups and reach you. The registration runs until Monday, 11.10.2021 at 18.00.

You will receive more detailed information about when you will start and what the hygiene regulations are by email a few days before the city rally.

If you have any questions or if you want to or have to cancel your registration, please feel free to contact us by e-mail: stadtrallye@stuvus.uni-stuttgart.de

We are looking forward to seeing you soon at the city rally!

Your Orga-Team

Anna, Jolanda & Tobias

 

Important: This city rally is meant to be a supplement to the events of the subject groups. So if there are parallel events of your department, you should rather take part in them.

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can participate in English

Calisthenics and further sportive activites (Canceled)

Time: Wednesday, 13th Oct. 2021  |  14:00 - 15:00

Campusrallye

Time: Thursday, 14th Oct. 2021  |  10:00 - 13:00

The aim of the campus rally is to give you a first overview of the Stadtmitte and Vaihingen campuses. During the two-hour tour of both campuses, you will travel in small groups and pass numerous stations with entertaining games. The aim is to be better as a team than the other first-semester teams and thus collect the most points overall.

The tours in the city centre and on the Vaihingen campus are independent of each other, so you are free to decide whether you want to get to know both campuses or whether only one tour is interesting for you. You are also welcome to take this campus rally as a supplement to your department's campus tour/rally, which usually only covers one campus. We recommend that you get to know both campuses as a whole, because it may well be that an exam or an event takes place at the other location.

The small groups will preferably be made up of students from the same degree programme.

In order for us to be able to allocate the groups, you must register in advance to take part in the campus rally. This is done via the central registration tool of the stuvus freshers' orientation. Please answer all questions so that we can divide you into groups and reach you. The registration runs until Sunday, 10.10.2021.

Are there still events taking place in your subject groups on this day? Maybe you can still participate! The groups will start at different times in order to regulate the crowds at the stations. However, we will try to make sure that there are no overlaps for you. That's why we will ask you when you register if you have any events for your specialist group on that day. Of course, we can't promise that it will always work out. However, it is already clear that you can only take part in one tour if the next event does not start before 1 p.m. and in both tours if the next event does not start before 3 p.m. You have decided to take part in both tours.

You have decided to take part in both tours of the Campus Rally and don't have a Studi Ticket yet? No problem! When you register, you will also be asked whether you have a Studi Ticket. If you don't, we will divide the groups so that you can buy a group ticket together.

You will receive more detailed information about which tour you will start with at which time and what the hygiene regulations are by email a few days before the campus rally.

If you have any questions or need to cancel your registration, please feel free to contact us by email: campusrallye@stuvus.uni-stuttgart.de

We look forward to seeing you soon at the Campus Rally!

Your Orga-Team

Anna, Laura and Svenja

 

Important: This campus rally is meant to be a supplement to the events of the subject groups. So if there are parallel events of your department, please take part in them.

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

Socializing

Time: Thursday, 14th Oct. 2021  |  14:00 - 16:00

 

Are you curious about who else is studying at the University of Stuttgart or would you like to make new contacts? Then you've come to the right place! It's up to you whether you want to take part in small games or just sit and chat with other students. Grab something tasty to drink and drop by the Stadtgarten on Thursday, 14.10.202 at 2pm. If you fancy a game yourself, you are very welcome to bring it along.

This event is open not only to first-year students, but also to third-year students.

If the weather is bad, we will meet in the rooms of the university.

We are looking forward to seeing you and to a pleasant afternoon!

Running Group

Time: Thursday, 14th Oct. 2021 |  14:00 - 15:00

At the running meeting we will show you a nice running route in different groups, depending on your speed, starting directly from the campus. We will start at the S-Bahn station and offer different sized rounds to the Bärenseen and back. These will be about 6-10km long.

 

You are not so fast but still want to come along? Don't worry, we will find something for every runner! We will also have a walking/hiking group 🙂

Pub-crawl (Canceled)

Time: Thursday, 14th Oct. 2021  |  19:00 - 23:00

 

Since student life is not only about lectures, exercises and seminars, we want to spend a relaxed evening with you and discover Stuttgart's pubs. Depending on the current Corona regulations, please remember to bring the relevant proof of vaccination/ convalescence or a test with you!

Tabletennistournament

Time: Friday, 15th Oct. 2021  |  10:00 - 13:00

 

Can you play table tennis and want to have fun and compete with your new fellow students? Then come to the tournament!

Yoga in the Stadtgarten

Time: Friday, 15th Oct. 2021 |  14:00 - 15:00

Workshop: Successful Presentations in Studies - Structured Storytelling

Time: Friday, 15th Oct. 2021 |  15:00 - 17:00

Place: Online

 

In your everyday life as a student, you are often in situations where you need to communicate information in a targeted and efficient way. Whether it is an email to fellow students or professors, creating a PowerPoint presentation for a seminar, answering a question in a seminar or in simple communication with friends or family. In all cases, you try to win your counterpart over to your idea and convince them of your point of view. However, if the delivery does not follow a clear structure, you will lose your counterpart because either there is too much room for interpretation in what you are saying or the attention is not on the most important aspect(s). In order to achieve this, you need to structure what you want to convey properly.

 

The training course "Successful Presentations in Studies - Structured Storytelling" provides you with a framework with which you can structure all communication in such a targeted way that you say the most important things in a nutshell and your counterpart can understand what you want to convey.

 

Note: Event will be held in German.

Gaming Night (online, no registration necessary)

Time: Friday, 15th Oct. 2021  |  19:00 - 00:00

Place: Online, Discord-Server G.U.S.T.A.V Games: https://discord.gg/tRuqDBPvxx

You like to play or just want to get to know your fellow students online?

Then come and join us! From classic first-person shooters to party games, everything is represented here.
On Friday, 15 October 2021, our gaming evening will take place from 19:00.

We are a university group for gamers.
Just drop by directly on our Discord server!

Discord server: https://discord.gg/tRuqDBPvxx
Website: https://gustav-games.de/

Biketour with Picknick

Time: Saturday, 16th Oct. 2021  |  11:00 - 15:00

 

For many, Stuttgart does not have much to offer in terms of beauty at first glance, nor does it have a good reputation in terms of sustainability. However, this does not necessarily correspond to reality. Stuttgart has a lot to offer, especially because of the beautiful surrounding area and some small, beautiful places! We from the sustainability department of the student council would like to take you on a bike tour of the Pfaffenwald forest and the Rotwildpark (red deer park) right next to the Vaihingen university campus and visit a few places worth seeing. Afterwards, we can have a picnic and talk about your start at university, answer your questions and discuss various sustainability issues.

What do you need to bring?

  • A bicycle that is suitable for off-road use (normal forest paths)
  • Enough to drink
  • Some small items for a picnic (we will also provide some food, including baked goods, but it would be great if you could bring some of your own)
  • Cutlery + plates + optional cups

 

Please note: The number of participants is limited. So register early via the central registration tool of the stuvus first semester introduction.

If you do not have your own bike, a rental bike might be an option for you. There are several stations on the Vaihingen campus where you can rent RegioRadStuttgart bikes.

If you have any questions, please contact us via our e-mail address: referent-nachhaltigkeit@stuvus.uni-stuttgart.de.

Your stuvus Sustainability Department

 

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

Treasure Hunt

Time: Sunday, 17th Oct. 2021 | 13:30 - 19:00

We want to show you the most beautiful places in Stuttgart and therefore invite you to a TREASURE HUNT. Your task is to reach as many destination goals as possible in the given time of 3 hours and in groups of 4 people. Thereby, you collect points, which you can redeem at a common barbecue for food and drink afterwards. Everyone is catered for here: we offer vegetarian, vegan and pork-free options. We are especially happy if international students participate, therefore the event is in English. You are also welcome to register as a local, who is interested in networking with internationals.
Please wear sporty shoes, as Stuttgart can get a bit hilly. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

 

Note: Event will be held in English

Avete Academici (online, no registration necessary)

Time: Monday, 18th Oct. 2021 |  10:00 - 11:00

Place: Online: You can find the recording on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPht25hnYNQ

The Avete Academici is the official introductory event of the University of Stuttgart. Together with the student representation stuvus, the important central facilities will be presented - in addition to the official welcome - and a small insight into the course of the coming semester and beyond will be given. During the stream, we will also answer all your questions about the start of your studies in the chat and show you the right contact persons.

 

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

You can find more information on the event here: https://www.student.uni-stuttgart.de/en/startingout/avete-academici/

UNO - Freshers Party

Time: Monday, 18th Oct. 2021   |  20:00 - 02:30

Place: Campus Vaihingen, Pfaffenwaldring 47

 

UNO – die Party des Jahres!

Die UNO ist ein Muss für jeden Erstsemester als Einstieg an der Uni Stuttgart. Doch was erwartet dich genau? Es ist ein Abend voller neuer Bekanntschaften, ein Abend mit guter Musik auf der Tanzfläche, bester Getränkeauswahl, Pizza und jeder Menge Spaß, verteilt über zwei Stockwerke – kurz: die offizielle Erstsemesterparty der Universität Stuttgart, organisiert von stuvus, deiner Studierendenvertretung.

Deine Chance, die Uni und deine Kommiliton*innen abseits von Vorlesungen und Tutorien kennenzulernen. Und das alles nach dem Motto „Von Studierenden für Studierenden“: Das heißt: günstiger Eintritt für Erstsemester und Angebote zu Studierendenpreisen. Komm vorbei, ein neuer Lebensabschnitt wartet auf dich und wir werden ihn zusammen einläuten!

Beachte, dass die UNO sehr früh voll ist, es lohnt sich also früh zu kommen.

 

Alle Infos rund um den Ticketkauf findest du hier: https://uno.stuvus.uni-stuttgart.de/

Ilias, WebEx, C@mpus Introduction

Time: Tuesday, 19th Oct. 2021 |  10:00 - 11:00


Time: Tuesday, 19th Oct. 2021 |  14:00 - 15:00

 

In this lecture you will get a short overview of C@mpus, ILIAS and WebEx , which will accompany you during your studies. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

You can find the slides here:

Ilias/C@mpus/WebEx: CAMPUS_ILIAS_Einführung_ESE_2021

 

This event will also be recorded!

You can find the recording here: https://youtu.be/Ddy9anvHvMw

Presentation: Studying with chronic illnesses

Time: Tuesday, 19th Oct. 2021 |  11:00 - 11:10

 

Lecturer: Ms Sigrid Eicken, Commissioner for students with disabilities

As commissioners for students with disabilities or chronic illnesses, we would like to inform you about the possibilities of support and compensation for disadvantages that exist for you as a person affected at our university. Regardless of whether your impairment is physical or psychological, you have come to the right place. We can advise you on all impairment-specific issues, such as organising your studies according to your illness or disability, formal aspects such as compensation for disadvantages in exams, extensions of deadlines, semesters off, accessibility in buildings, technology and courses, and support options in everyday life at the university.

 

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

Presentation: A good start to university learning

Time: Tuesday, 19th Oct. 2021  |  11:10 - 12:00

Ina Skalbergs, Learning Counselling at the Central Student Counselling Office

It's finally time to start! In the next few months and years, you will learn more than ever before in your life. To make sure it all goes well and doesn't become too much and too stressful, this lecture will give you some tips for a good start to university learning.

Here's a tip for those who won't be attending the lecture: the Learning Advisory Service at the Central Student Advisory Service offers even more. You can find our services at www.uni-stuttgart.de/zsb/lernberatung

 

You can find the slides here: 2021 Vortrag Lernberatung stuvus

 

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

Workshop: Young - broke - student: Ways of financing your studies

Time: Tuesday, 19th Oct. 2021  |  16:00 - 17:00

Young - broke - student: Ways of financing your studies

Rent, student ticket, food and a beer with friends - if you want to study, you have to see how you can make ends meet - especially in Stuttgart. We think you should be able to study without financial worries, regardless of your parents' income and no matter where you are in life. But how? Are you wondering what options there are for financing your studies and which ones are right for you? In this workshop we will give you an overview and show you concrete next steps how you can get the necessary Euros (even in Corona times and throughout your studies). Students of higher semesters will share their personal experiences and explain how they have financed their studies so far. And of course there will be enough room for your questions about financing your studies. The workshop is ideal for first-year students who have not thought much about the topic or who want to learn more about options they may not have considered before. Please understand that due to the large number of participants, we will not be able to answer any case-specific questions during this workshop. However, we know who your contact person is. So stop by - we look forward to seeing you.

 

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

 

You can find the slides of the presentation here: Studienfinanzierung_ESE_UniStuttgart_Website

Movie-Night

Time: Tuesday, 19th Oct. 2021  |  19:00 - 21:00

Cinema in the lecture hall? Of course, it's possible! Exclusively for freshers, the Uni-Film starts its winter semester cinema programme with the science fiction action film Godzilla vs Kong. Snacks and drinks are also available, of course.

Note: The film will be shown in German

Presentation: What does the students union (stuvus) do?

Time: Wednesday, 20th Oct. 2021  |  10:00 - 10:30


Time: Wednesday, 20th Oct. 2021  |  12:00 - 12:30

 

In this presentation we will introduce you to the work of stuvus and its specialist groups, give you a brief outline of the individual committees and projects and explain how you can become active with us.

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

Freshers Consultation

Time: Wednesday, 20th Oct. 2021  |  10:30 - 11:00


Time: Wednesday, 20th Oct. 2021 |  12:30 - 13:00

 

 

In our freshers consultation, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your studies. Be it questions about accommodation, studies, volunteer work or recipes for cooking.

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

Presentation: Erasmus & Co. - Information about studying abroad

Time: Wednesday, 20th Oct. 2021  |  11:00 - 12:00

 

Just started your Bachelor's or Master's degree at the University of Stuttgart and are already thinking about a stay abroad? Of course, why not?

In this event, the International Affairs Department will inform you about how you can integrate a study or internship abroad into your degree programme.

  • What are the reasons for studying abroad?
  • Where and when can I do a study / internship abroad?
  • How, when and where do I apply?
  • How do I finance such a project?
  • And what else do I need to consider?

The earlier you are informed about your options and the timetable, the more relaxed you can be when planning a study or internship abroad. You will be supported by the International Office and your department.

 

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English

Presentation: The University Library (online, no registration necessary)

Time: Wednesday, 20th Oct. 2021  |  12:00 - 13:00

Place: Online (https://unistuttgart.webex.com/unistuttgart/j.php?MTID=m0521d628765f4142c1839068a27502cb)

 

Are you new to the University of Stuttgart and would like to use the University Library? Then you are faced with the following questions:

  • How do I use the catalogues of the library system of the University of Stuttgart?
  • Where are the books and journals I need?
  • How do I borrow books?
  • How do I use the licensed e-resources?

You will get answers to these and many other questions at this event.

 

Note: Event will be held in German, but you can ask questions in English