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
We 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.
In 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
Service and consultation
A 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
As 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
Our 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.