Off to a Good Start.

Organizing Your Studies

Being a student comes with many questions, including where to find lecture halls and whom to contact for certain issues and formal requirements. This overview will help you manage the different stages of your studies.

Important note

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Starting your studies

Starting university is a personal and unique experience – a new chapter in life that’s exciting, opening up myriad new opportunities in parallel. We want to help you get ready for the changeover to your studies in a good and systematic way and make sure you independently co-shape your start into your studies.

Checklist for starting your studies

We have compiled this short list to give you an initial idea of what is important to successfully start your studies. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

Key semester dates

In the Key Semester Dates section, you will find the academic calendar of the University of Bonn as well as information on application and enrollment deadlines, lecture periods, days off and re-registration deadlines for the following semester.

Subject-Specific Study Advisory Services

For subject-specific advice and support for prospective and current students, please contact the subject-specific study advisors at the respective institute or department. They will help you with questions regarding individual modules, for example.

Examination authorities

The examination authorities will advise you on everything related to examination matters and provide information on registration policies for specific courses, details regarding specific examinations and other aspects.

Degree progression

Planning your studies

Successfully planning your studies goes beyond looking into administrative aspects. For this reason, identifying the requirements of your degree program early on and planning ahead can positively impact your studies in the long run.

Improving digital studies

Studying in a primarily digital semester (again) is not always easy. We have created a portal to help you take on this challenge, providing an overview of all important issues and current developments.

Campus

Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Barbara Frommann
Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Volker Lannert/Studierendenwerk Bonn
Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Barbara Frommann / Universität Bonn

Living in Bonn

Being a student or researcher at the University of Bonn also means living in this city. Bonn is a fantastic environment where you can always charge your batteries to make room for new ideas and input.

IT and online services

eCampus

You will find a digital version of your study schedule in the University’s online learning platform along with teaching material from your lectures and courses.

BASIS

In the University’s online course catalog, you can manage your class schedule and register for/withdraw from examinations.

Hochschulrechenzentrum (HRZ)

The Hochschulrechenzentrum (HRZ) is in charge of all IT services for research, teaching and studying at the University, offering free WIFI and other services.

Graduation and transition to a professional career

The University of Bonn helps students and graduates transition from university to a professional career by offering advice and support, workshops, a diverse range of career guidance events as well as start-up support already during studies.

Career Center

The University of Bonn helps students and graduates transition from university to a professional career by offering advice and support, workshops, a diverse range of career guidance events as well as start-up support already during studies.

Contact

Avatar Study Advisory and Counseling Service

Central Study Advisory and Counseling Service

+49 228 73-7080

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