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Orientation Week

for ERASMUS and Exchange Students 03.-08.04.2017

The European University Viadrina is offering an orientation week from April 03rd until 08th 2017 for new
arriving students. Within the orientation week we are organizing some events especially designed for exchange students.

For active participation in our orientation week, exchange and visiting students may receive 3 ECTS credits. Therefore you have to take part in the following events:

1.   the Introduction from the Department of International Affairs

2.   one of the meetings with the Departmental Coordinators:
      Social and Cultural Sciences / Law / Business Administration and Economics

3.   the Information event of the Language Centre

4.   the Information event of the Writing Center

5.   and one of the Intercultural Workshops

 

Events within the Orientation Week

Be aware that some of the events are offered for each faculty.

Monday, April 03rd

Introduction into Studying at the Viadrina for ERASMUS and Exchange Students

  • 11:00am-13:00pm | Department of International Affairs
    Place*: GD HS 8, Bernd Schünow & Katja Herzel

    Here you can find the presentation of this Introduction (English/German) soon.

Tuesday, April 04th

Introduction into the Online Systems of the Viadrina for ERASMUS and Exchange Students

  • 9am-10am | "Virtual Life @ Viadrinay" (HIS, Moodle, OWA)
    Place*: GD HS 1, Department of International Affairs

    Here you can find the presentation of this Introduction (English) soon.

Information about Foreign Language Education - German, English, Spanish

Meetings with the Departmental ECTS Coordinators for ERASMUS and Exchange Students

  • 1pm-2pm | Faculty of Law
    Place*: GD HS 4, Prof. Dr. Carmen Thiele & Katja Herzel

    Here you can find the presentation of this Introduction soon.

  • 2pm-3pm | Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences
    Place*: GD HS 2, Nicole Klück

    Here you can find the presentation of this Introduction soon.
  • 3pm-4pm | Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
    Place*: GD HS 3, Torsten Glase & Aleksandra Klecha
Wednesday, April 05th

Information about the Writing Center

This information meeting provides students the opportunity to learn about  the Writing Center of the Viadrina and its offers. It will help students to manage their writing tasks efficiently. Moreover, the workshop gives a first introduction to writing processes and writing techniques, and will discuss the avoidance of plagiarism.

  • 11am-1pm | InSights into the Writing Center
    Place*: GD HS 3

45-minutes Workshop Online Systems "WLAN & Moodle"

  • 1:45-2:30pm & 2:45-3:30pm | "WLAN & Moodle" - German
    Place*: GD 03, IKMZ

  • 2:45-3:30pm | "WLAN & Moodle" - English
    Place*: GD HS 2, IKMZ
Thursday, April 06th

Guided tour through the Viadrina University Library

  • 10am-11am | Guided tour through the University Library - English
    Place*: HG, in front of library

  • 3pm-4pm | Guided tour through the University Library - Polish
    Place*: HG, in front of library

(Or ask for a special arrangement: Mr. Hertz-Eichenrode, hertz@europ-uni.de.)

Thursday, April 06th / Friday, April 07th / Monday, April 10th

Entry Level Tests for Foreign Languages

Students who have any preknowledge of a language must attend an entry level test if they want to participate in a language course, which is offered by the Language Centre ("Sprachenzentrum"). There is no need to register for the entry test. More information are available on the Website of the Language Centre ("Sprachenzentrum").

Monday, April 10th

Get to know the Collegium Polonicum (CP) incl. Library

  • 3pm | Guided tour through Collegium Polonicum, Słubice
    Meeting point*: CP-foyer, Słubice
  • 3pm | Guided tour through the Library of Collegium Polonicum, Słubice
    Meeting point*: CP-library, Słubice
Wednesday, April 12th

Student Representative Unions and Initiatives Fair

  • 12:30pm | Get involved at the university!
    Place*: GD-Foyer

Intercultural Workshops

Beyond our program during the introduction week, we also offer intercultural workshops for ERASMUS students. Since the number of participants is limited to a maximum of 20 students, a pre-registration is necessary. The list will be placed on our website well in advance. Time, date place and the list of participants of the work shops are published in the chart below:

  • Registration
    • from 03.04.2017 - Earlier e-mails will not be considered!
    • max. 20 participants per Workshop
    • per e-mail with the subject: „Workshop registration“ to: students-in@europa-uni.de
Date Time Place* / Language Participants
27.04.2017 10am-4.30pm GD 04 / German list of participants 1
28.04.2017 10am-4.30pm GD 04 / English list of participants 2
02.05.2017 10am-4.30pm GD 04 / English list of participants 3
03.05.2017 10am-4.30pm GD 04 / English list of participants 4

Official Welcome Reception
for ERASMUS and Exchange Students, n.n.

The date of the official welcome reception for exchange and visiting students will be published soon. All exchange and visiting students are cordially invited.


International Day, 08.11.2017

This year´s International Day will take place on Wednesday, November 08th 2017. More Information will be available on our websites well in advance.


* Buildings of the Viadrina:
GD - Gräfin-Dönhoff-Gebäude | AM - Auditorium Maximum/ Audimax | HG - Hauptgebäude/ Bibliothek | LH - Logenhaus/ Logensaal | PG - Postgebäude/ Stephan-Saal | AB - August-Bebel-Straße/ Seminargebäude | CP - Collegium Polonicum | IBZ - Internationales Begegnungszentrum