Welcome Point, Welcome Guide & Emergency number

Two male students at a counter in an officeThe Welcome Point at the International Office, Akademiestraße 6, room EG.20, is the recommended first port of call for new international students. At the Welcome Point you can get...

  • Orientation to find your way through Freiberg and the campus
  • The Welcome Guide, a printed folder with crucial information about living and studying in Freiberg and in Germany
  • Welcome present – a bag of TU Bergakademie Freiberg, you will receive it after filling in a questionnaire plus showing the enrolment certificate of TU BAF; new international students have to pick it up during their first semester
Important information for the registration of the flat in Freiberg at the Bürgerbüro  Obermarkt: Due to a lack of staff, an appointment has to be made online since 26 March 2019 (choose "An-/Ab-/Ummeldung").


Opening hours of the Welcome Point

  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. to 12 and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.



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Welcome Guide

At the Welcome Point we provide you with the printed Welcome Guide. Because of it's importance, we've extracted the chapter "First steps and formalities upon your arrival in Freiberg" and provide it on this website (file format: PDF, file size: 930 KB, 16 pages, last update: 24 March 2019).



Emergency number of the International Office

Woman in a haste reaches public emergency phoneNew international students can call the International Office by dialing the emergency number. It is only available at the beginning of a semester.

The emergency number is: +49 (0)176 76428076


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