Start of Studies

This page serves as helper for the orientation at the start of studies. The start of study brochure provides a summary of all important information on the start of studies.






All bridging courses will take place online

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: 26th of October 2020 – 30th of October 2020
The bridging course will take place online.
Further informations will be uploaded on the 5th of October on

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 Freshmen

Dear Freshmen,
We don´t know yet, if he Introductory Event for the Freshmen in the Bachelor Geosciences will take place. The expected Date is the 29th of Oct 2020 at 2 pm.

The timetable can be arrange via the webpage UnivIS.
Therefore, please click on “course list (Vorlesungs- und Modulverzeichnis nach Studiengängen)” and choose “Faculty of Sciences => Geowissenschaften (Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät => Geowissenschaften)”. You will see a listing of all lectures in the respective semester and area of specialisation (Master) by click on “Lehrveranstaltungsverzeichnis => X. Semester”.
By adding of a lecture to the individual collection (activate checkbox and press button “Auswahl zur Sammlung hinzufügen”) it is possible to create your personal timetable, which can be accessed via the link “Collection/class schedule (Sammlung/Stundenplan)” (top left on the webpage). It is also possible to save the timetable as PDF. Please click on “class schedule (Stundenplan” in the menu on the left and choose “PDF landscape (PDF Querformat)” in the following window.

Introductory Event for the Freshmen 2019

29th of Oct 2020 at 2 pm via Zoom.
Aim of the event is to present the structure and progress of the Bachelor Geosciences.

Freshmen pub crawl

The freshmen pub crawl will take place within the first two weeks of the semester. The exact date will be announced by the student association (FSI) by posting.

Barbara Ceremony

Usually on the first Monday after the great day of Holy Barbara (04. December). Date and meeting point will be announced by postings. That much beforehand: here the freshmen are asked!

Freshmen field trip: Ries of Nördlingen

The student association (FSI) organises a field trip for the freshmen to the Ries of Nördlingen. More information about that will be shared via posting.

Baptismal Service for Geologists

Top secret! Will take place in the summer semester and is must go for all freshmen.