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Welcome Week

Events for First-Years and Transfer Students

Dear new students,

Welcome to the University of Freiburg!

One of the Student Council’s main tasks is to make sure that the start of your time as a student goes as smoothly as possible. Even though the first few weeks can be busy or stressful, you shouldn’t miss out on the fun! Our events will let you meet new friends, tour the city, and get acquainted with Freiburg’s amazing student life!

Here are some of the key events during Welcome Week (dates and times coming soon!):

  • Program info sessions
    • Major in English and American Studies: TBA
    • Minor in English and American Studies: TBA
    • Double-Major Bachelor's + Secondary Education: TBA


  • Welcome event for education students


  • Pub crawl
    Meeting point: the ramp at the back of KG IV

  • Hangover brunch
    Please bring your own plate, cup and cutlery!



  • Cabin weekend in the Black Forest

You will receive more information on these events at the beginning of Welcome Week. You can sign up for them during your program’s info session or by email.

The university’s student government runs additional Welcome Week events.

Get all the important info for your first semester in our Freshman Guide.

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