Welcome to Stuttgart, international students!

August 22, 2022

The University of Stuttgart welcomes about 600 new students from abroad to campus in August.

To ensure a good start, the University of Stuttgart supports new international students with an extensive orientation program. In order to enable all interested international students to participate in the orientation program, both on site and online information events are offered. The orientation program provides the new international students an insight into life and studying in Stuttgart and supports them in completing the necessary formalities. In addition, it is possible to get to know the fellow students and the advisors of the International Office.

Students participating in an exchange program (Erasmus or from overseas) are contacted directly and invited to additional events.

Online Events

International degree students who need help and tips for preparing their journey and arrival at the University of Stuttgart can take part in the Pre-departure information web seminar on August 23 at 4.30 p.m. (event in English).

International students who have already arrived or are about to do so will receive information about life in Stuttgart in the web seminar Living in Stuttgart for newbies. The online seminar takes place on September 5 at 10 a.m. and on October 11 at 10 a.m. (event in English).

The web seminar Studying in Stuttgart for newbies informs about specific academic facts and points out important information to get the studies off to a good start. The webinar will take place on September 6 at 10 a.m. and on October 13 at 10 a.m. (event in English).

International students who attend German study courses can take part in the web seminar Perfekt vorbereitet on October 12 at 4 p.m. and learn more about studying at the University of Stuttgart (event in German).

During the Guidance on formalities, new international students receive important information about the initial formalities they have to complete when they arrive in Stuttgart. From September 16 onwards the online offer will take place every Friday at 10 a.m.

In cooperation with the Studierendenwerk Stuttgart, all international students who live in a dormitory are invited to the event Living in a Dorm- Dos and Don'ts.

On site events

From September 1 onwards welcome packages will be issued during the regular office hours. The packages contain important information and brochures for the start of studies. In addition, on September 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the welcome packages will be handed out all day at the foyer of the International Center.

In case of additional questions, it is always possible to receive further support during the open consultation hours.

  • On site consultation hours starting September 2022:
    Mon 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Tue 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Wed 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Thu 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Online consultation hours starting September 2022:
    Mon 10 a.m-12 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

With the extensive program, we hope to cover most of the questions and important topics for new international students. Please don’t hesitate to contact the International Office for additional support.

Orientation program

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Dezernat Internationales

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