International Day

The International Day is an information event for German and international students. The International Centre informs about the possibilities for students to study abroad.

International Day 2017

In 2017 the European ERASMUS exchange programme celebrated it's 30th anniversary. This was the main topic of this year's International Day. It took place on 28 June 2017 and – for the second time – in cooperation with the Career Fair ORTE.

Specials: Arabic tea and coffee corner with Henna tattoo: relax and chat in our Arabic tea and coffee corner, get your own original henna tattoo for free, it will be drawn on the top of your hand by Wadi Henna.
Henna is a natural dye that is harmless to health and fades after seven to 14 days. The dye enters the uppermost skin layer and produces a characteristic brown color. Getting a henna tattoo is painless.

Evening Event of the International Day 2017: Chinese Night in Tivoli Freiberg, Dr.-Külz-Straße 3, starting 7 PM
The Chinese Night has been organised by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association and Arbeitskreis Ausländische Studierende (AKAS).

Gallery 1: Information Event at the Rülein von Calw Sports Hall

Photographers: Michael Griesbach, Torsten Mayer

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Gallery 2: Chinese Night in Tivoli Freiberg

Photographers: Kruba Sankar, Tuan Manh Bui

Innenseite eines gedruckten Programms

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Review International Day on 15 June 2016

Am 15. Juni 2016 fand der Internationale Tag des IUZ zusammen mit der Karrieremesse ORTE in der Rülein-Sporthalle in Freiberg statt. Neben Infoständen zu Studium und Praktikum im Ausland sowie Programme für internationale Studenten, hatte das IUZ gemeinsam mit chinesische Studentinnen und Studenten eine chinesische Teestube aufgebaut. – Ein besonderer Anziehungspunkt für alle Besucher. 


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Review Arabic Night

The conclusion of the International Day 2016 was the Arabic Night in Tivoli. Students from Arabic countries presented their culture to 500 guests. The Arabic Night was co-organized by Arbeitskreis Ausländische Studierende (AKAS) .

Picture gallery

picture gallery of the Arabic Night has been published by Arbeitskreis Ausländische Studierende (AKAS).

Arabian fashion show

Interviews with guests and makers

The student Ahmed Abdallganie from Sudan has produced a film with cuttings from the fashion show and with interviews of participants and organizers (language: English, duration: 20 min.)


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Programme of the International Day 2016:

Part 1: International Day meets ORTE

When: on Wednesday, 15th June, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m
Where: Sports hall Meißner Ring 20 c

  • Location of the IUZ at ORTE 2016

What: Information about studying and internships abroad, as well as offers for international students in Freiberg + relax and enjoy at our Chinese tea bar


Infostand beim Internationalen Tag 2015 in der Neuen Mensa, Beratung von StudentenFor those interested in going abroad, different information about degree programmes and internships in foreign countries as well as about funding opportunities will be presented. Students, who already completed stays abroad during their studies, will give useful hints in their experience reports. Furthermore, the student organisation IAESTE presents its offer of organising worldwide placements. (warum nicht Leonardo?) à Furthermore, the Leonardo-Office Dresden presents the offers for a successful internship with ERASMUS+. For international students special offers to improve their language skills as well as information about participating in Arbeitskreis Ausländische Studierende (AKAS) and its activities will be presented.


  • 10.15 a.m. – 10.45 a.m. Organizational information about ERASMUS placements (in German language, Forum 1)
  • 10.45 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. Students report about their experiences during a placement in England and South Africa (in German language, Forum 1)
  • 11.30 a.m. – 12.00 Local Report in cooperation with Freiberg Alumni Network – Alumni share their experience in working in New York, Moscow and Baku (in English language, Forum 1)
  • 12 – 1 p.m. Up-to-date information regarding the reintegration and financial support provided by Centre for International Migration and Development – CIM (in English language)
  • 1 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. German Central Placement Office (Zentrale Auslands- und Fachvermittlung – ZAV) speaks about opportunities for international students in the German labour market (in English language)
  • Guided tour through ORTE for international students: Please register until 13 June at the Career Center’s website

Chinesen an einem Tisch bieten Tee anChinese Tea Bar

To experience some exotic flair already in place, visit our Chinese tea bar. Please bring your own drinking bowl, if you have.

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