Welcome services

Welcome Point, location Akademiestraße 6, room EG.20

Ein Büroraum mit einem Banner, Aufschrift "Welcome Point", Blumenstrauß-Deko, 4 junge Menschen, 2 Frauen, 2 Männer, mit WillkommensmappenOpening hours:

  • 4 - 21 October 2022: Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • from 25 October 2022: Tuesday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

At the Welcome Point of the International Office is located in the university main building on Akademiestraße 6. Here you can ask us questions, receive the Welcome Guide and a Welcome Gift.


Welcome guide

A folder with a colourful cover photo: several students on a street with renovated town housesThe Welcome Guide is a compact handout for dealing with the numerous formalities after your arrival in Freiberg/Germany.
The folder also contains important information about studying at TUBAF, such as exam registration and re-registration for the next semester. Finally, you will find all PowerPoint presentations of the orientation days in it.

The Welcome Guide is available both in printed form and online on the teaching and learning platform OPAL (Note: A TUBAF user ID is required to download the PDF files in OPAL. New students receive this with their enrolment).


Welcome present

A blue backpack with a graphic of modern buildings on the shoulder of a young womanAt the Welcome Point you will receive a backpack in the TUBAF design as a Welcome Gift.

To receive the backpack, you must first complete an anonymous online questionnaire: https://limesurvey.hrz.tu-freiberg.de/index.php/279244?lang=en

It takes about 10 minutes to answer the questions. At the end, a code will be displayed. This code is needed to collect the welcome gift.


Functions of the student ID card

A short video (approx. 3.20 min) explains the functions of the student ID card and how to activate it.


Further information

New international students can find useful information also on our website in the sections


Emergency number of the International Office

Icon smartphone with a flame on its display, symbol of an emergencyNew 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

PLEASE USE THIS NUMBER ONLY IN EMERGENGIES.

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