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Preparation and Bridging Courses
Bridging Course for Chemistry as a Minor Subject
The Department of Chemistry offers a bridging course for undergraduates who take chemistry as a minor subject. The aim is to refresh the fundamentals of chemistry. The course will be held in German.
Registration is not required.
Date: 28.09 – 14.10.2022
Mathematics for Freshers – Online-Preparation Course
A fundamentals of mathematics refresher course is offered online freshers of a MINT degree programme. This course is recommended.
Introductory event for the first semester students
The introductory event for the freshers of the Bachelor Geosciences will take place at 9 am on 12th of Oct 2022 for Bachelor first semester students and at 11 am on the 12th of Oct 2022 for Master first semester students with the specialisation in “Petrology – Geodynamics -Georessources”, “Applied Sedimentology – Georessources” and “Applied Mineralogy”. There will be separate introductory events for the Palaeobiology Master and for the Master Geothermics/Geoenergy.
Example of timetable
Show timetable: Campo > My studies > Timetable
Book lectures: Campo > Courses of study > Course timetable show > Programmes of the Faculty of Natural Sciences > Earth Sciences > Bachelor/Master of Science Major PO 20202 > Bachelor’s examination/Master’s examination > Total account/additional credit > any Select any course > Parallel groups/appointments > Book appointment
The booked appointment will then appear on the timetable.
Save timetable as PDF
1. book lectures (see above)
2. view timetable: Campo > My studies > Timetable
3. when all desired lectures have been added, you can select different time periods in the
calendar (top centre), e.g. semester view or lecture period view.
semester view or lecture period view
4. then click on “Create PDF document” (via time periods, top right), or
right), or have it entered into the iCalender.
The Freshers’ Rallye takes place during the first two weeks of the winter semester. Small groups have to solve puzzles in Erlangen and apply their first geological knowledge.
The Barbara Ceremonyis traditionally held on the first Monday after St. Barbara’s Day (4th of December). One thing to know in advance: Here the freshmen are challenged!
First Semester Ries Excursion
In November/December, the student council organises a freshman excursion to the Nördlinger Ries. During one or, if necessary, two weekends, everyone can get to know each other better and learn something about the regional geology there.
Top secret! The geologist baptism is held in the summer semester and is a must for all first and second semester students.