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Orientation Week

for ERASMUS and Exchange Students 04.-07.10.2017

The European University Viadrina is offering an orientation week from October 04th until October 07th 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.

Wednesday, October 04th

Introduction into Studying at the Viadrina for ERASMUS and Exchange Students

  • 10:30am-12:30pm | Department of International Affairs
    Place*: GD HS 1, Bernd Schünow & Nicole Mähler

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

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

  • 1:30pm-2:30pm | "Virtual Life @ Viadrinay" (HIS, Moodle, OWA)
    Place*: GD HS 1, Department of International Affairs

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

Thursday, October 05th

Information about Foreign Language Education - German, English, Spanish

Friday, October 06th

Meetings with the Departmental ECTS Coordinators for ERASMUS and Exchange Students

  • 11:00am-12noon | Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences
    Place*: GD HS 8, Nicole Klück

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

  • 10:00am-11:00am | Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
    Place*: GD HS 2, Torsten Glase & Aleksandra Klecha

  • The introduction of the law faculty will take place on Tuesday, October 10th.
    11:00am-12noon | Faculty of Law
    Place*: GD HS 1, Prof. Dr. Carmen Thiele & Katja Herzel

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.

  • 1:00pm-3:00pm | InSights into the Writing Center
    Place*: AB 115

Friday, October 06th / Monday, October 09th

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").

Tuesday, October 10th

Meetings with the Departmental ECTS Coordinators for ERASMUS and Exchange Students

  • 11:00am-12noon | Faculty of Law
    Place*: GD HS 1, Prof. Dr. Carmen Thiele & Katja Herzel

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


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:

  • Application
    • starting from 04.10.2017 - Earlier e-mails will not be considered!
    • max. 20 participants per Workshop
    • via e-mail with the subject: „Workshop registration“ to: students-in@europa-uni.de
Date Time Place* / Language Participants
23.10.2017 10am-5:00pm GD 311 / German list of participants 1
26.10.2017 10am-5:00pm IBZ / English list of participants 2
30.10.2017 10am-5:00pm AB 111 / English list of participants 3
02.11.2017 10am-5:00pm AB 111 / English list of participants 4
03.11.2017 10am-5:00pm AB 111 / English list of participants 5
13.11.2017 10am-5:00pm AB 111 / English list of participants 6

Official Welcome Reception
for ERASMUS and Exchange Students, 16.10.2017

At Monday, October 16th 2017 (entrance: 6:00pm) the official welcome reception for exchange and visiting students will take place at Gräfin-Dönhoff-Gebäude (GD). 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