Counseling and service
Here are details available on our counseling and service for international students of Bonn university
Winter term 2016:
Welcome to the University of Bonn!
We are pleased that you decided to attend the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University and welcome you as a new student in Bonn. On this page you will find general information about living in Bonn as well as specific information about our social support program for foreign students offered by the International Office. If you have questions regardingyour stay in Bonn you can always get help from our help desk!
Main Library - Guided tour in Englisch
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
We hope this brochure will make it easy for you to find your way around the University of Bonn and will supplement the subject-specific information available in the departments. The information in this brochure is for general guidance and has an interdisciplinary focus.
Welcome Service for international Master and PhD students
The University of Bonn offer support for Masters students and PhD candidates in the first days/weeks after your arrival in Bonn. The Welcome Service includes information and - where appropriate - an accompany service for the necessary steps in Bonn (e.g. escort to authorities or a pick up service for people with handicap). Further information and contact details can be found here .
Intercultural Trainings (in English language)
For international and German students, a two day - intercultural workshop is offered by the International Office! This workshop takes place from 9 a.m-5 p.m. at the International Club and costs 10 Euros.
Dates and further information is provided on this website!
Certificate of International Competence
The University of Bonn awards students engaged in extra-curricular activities and intercultural exchange the Certificate of International Competence. Students who attend extra-curricular language courses, lectures or seminars related to an international topic, and who promote intercultural exchange between German and international students may receive credits for the Certificate.
You need to fulfill three of the following four components for completion. In case you're staying for a limited number of semesters, please be aware that you usually need about two semesters to collect all necessary credits. For further Information see here
German language classes for international students without DSH
These courses are open to regular students who were not required to present a German language certificate upon enrolment. These courses are free of charge.Please find more information on our website "Learning German".
If you like to join our international choir with German and international students just let us know. The rehearsal will take place in the International Club each Monday evening during the semester!
Head: Mr. Kirchharz
Date: Monday evening from 8-10 p.m. during the semester.
First rehearsal in the summer semester: 24.4.17
Registration required, up from March 15, 2017!!!!: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will find academic support at your faculties. Please ask the student adviser or the student council/Fachschaften of your department (in German - sorted by departments/institutes):
Support by the Student Union - ASTA Bonn
The General Students' Committee (AStA, short for ‘Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss’ in German) is the university-wide student representative body. The committee represents student interests before the university, society and politics, and its members are elected by the student government. Get an overview of the AStA's departments: