Study start – Overview

How will my first semester be?

We are pleased that you have decided to study in Freiberg! We will provide you with the best possible support to ensure that you have a good start to your studies. We have put together a wide range of offers for first-year students.

In the current special situation, we offer you a secure, well-organized study place in small groups in exercises and internships and in large groups in online teaching. You can find detailed information by clicking on the icons below.

Pre-courses for study preparation

Chalkboard with text 1+1We offer preliminary courses from 5 to 16 October 2020 to prepare you for university learning in classroom and online formats as well as to brush up on the basic subjects, as needed. Please note: Our pre-courses (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry) will be held in German language only.

Orientation events

Icon Person on the boardIn the introductory events we provide guidance at the beginning of your studies and familiarize you with the important basics of the studies in Freiberg. You will also get to know the contact persons for your study programme.

Teaching in winter semester 2020/2021

Icon with a university buildingWe are planning online lectures to start on 19 October 2020. But also classroom teaching will not be neglected, so that you can get to know your fellow students and teachers personally.

Service and consultation

Icon with a notebookA variety of service facilities such as the Central Student Advisory Service, the Student Office, subject advisors and students in advanced semesters support you at the start and during the first semester.

Offers for study starters

Icon with a rocketAs a small university, contact with lecturers and fellow students is not lost even in a hybrid semester! Our events for first-year students offer a variety of opportunities to network and get to know each other.

Accommodation and student life

Icon with apple and bookOur Studentenwerk Freiberg offers an inexpensive all-inclusive package for living in a central location. The university sports centre and our student initiatives and associations also have attractive offers.

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