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What you need for starting your studies

A new chapter in your life begins! When you start your studies, you should know what you need to do and who to contact if you have any questions.

Ein voller Vorlesungssaal während einem Vortrag

Study start checklist

Organisational matters in advance

  • Look for a flat/shared flat early and register your new place of residence with the residents' registration office
  • Receive a payment request and transfer the semester fee
  • Submit the enrolment certificate to the health insurance company
  • Discoverfinancing options and apply for BAföG if necessary
  • Find out about scholarships

First steps at the university

  • Familiarise yourself with the campus map
  • Set up university WLAN and university e-mail address
  • Register for SSO portal and online learning platform Moodle
  • Create a timetable and register for the individual courses/modules
  • Validate student ID and top up money (payment card for the canteen and cafeteria)

First courses at the university

  • Attend preliminary course(s) if necessary
  • Attend your faculty'sintroductory event(s): here you will receive important information and can already make contacts with other students
  • Take part in guided tours to familiarise yourself with the campus and the library

If required

  • Set the frequency of Radio Trausnitz
  • Subscribe to the university's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Youtube
  • Make contacts in the Ersti Facebook group and the Ersti Discord channel
  • Register for sports courses and language courses
  • Find out about university groups and clubs
  • Eat lunch in the canteen
  • Attend Study Mates events
  • Attend freshers' parties
  • Organise yourfree time
  • Create a study plan and find study groups
  • Expand financing options: find a part-time job

Any questions?

Many questions will certainly arise at the start of your studies. We won't leave you alone! Here you will find the right contact points.

Find contact persons