Welcome Week Events

 

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Highlights

Day 1

Kick-Off Event & Welcome Day

Monday, March 30, 2020

9am to 1:30pm

Audimax, Foyer and Large Lecture Hall, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Welcome to RWTH – an official address by the International Office
  • Making use of IT Services
  • Organizing your stay as exchange student
  • Enrolling with RWTHonline
  • Getting and extending your residence permit

Day 1

Talk show: How to survive in Germany?

Monday, March 30, 2020

4:30 to 8:30pm

Audimax, Large Lecture Hall, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Short intercultural Training
  • Interactive and humorous introduction to German culture by experienced international students
  • Free buffet with typical German fare offered by the International Office

Day 2

Getting Organized @Freshers’ Fair

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

9am to 2pm

Audimax, Large Lecture Hall and Foyer, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • How to register for Sports activities
  • How to register for language classes
  • Meet representatives from various RWTH service units, the faculties, and the city of Aachen – all in one place and at the same time!
  • Win RWTH Merchandise at the wheel of fortune
  • Free Lunch offered by the International Office
  • Campus and Library Tours

Day 2

Meet INCAS: International Tuesday

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

8pm to 10:30pm

Humboldt Haus, Pontstraße 41

  • Meet one of RWTH biggest international student associations: INCAS!
  • Get in contact with many students from numerous countries in a nice and easy-going atmosphere while playing games
  • Inexpensive warm and cold beverages available

Day 3

Welcome Home Breakfast

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

10am to 1pm

Audimax, Large Lecture Hall and Foyer, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Get introduced to the programs “Certificate International” and “My Home is your Castle”
  • Meet faculty student councils and many international student associations
  • Get to know RWTH students who have just come back from their stay abroad in a relaxed atmosphere
  • Get introduced to the “Certificate International” program
  • Free Fotobooth
  • Free breakfast buffet offered by the International Office
  • Campus and Library Tours

Day 3

Movie Night

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

7:30pm to 10:30pm

RWTH Main Building, Aula, Templergraben 55

  • Watch a recent movie in its original version (English) in RWTH’s oldest building
  • Get introduced to RWTH Filmstudio’s offer for free!
  • Feel free to bring something to eat and/or drink. RWTH Filmstudio also sells inexpensive snacks and beverages.

Day 4

Sports Day

Thursday, April 2, 2020

11am to 2pm

RWTH Sports Center, Königshügel
  • Discover the RWTH Sports Center facilities
  • Get to know international and local students during a sports tournament
  • Prizes for the best teams!
  • Campus Tours

Day 4

Quiz Night

Thursday, April 2, 2020

7:30pm to 10:30pm

Humboldt Haus, Pontstraße 41

  • Challenge your own general knowledge and other students on different cultural topics during Quiz Night!
  • Get to know Welcome Week volunteers who will guide you during the game
  • Prizes for the best teams!

Day 5

Open consultation @International Office

Friday, April 3, 2020

9:30am to 12:30pm

Super C, 3rd floor, Templergraben 57

  • Ask any unanswered questions during the open consultation event at the International Office

  • Info Service Center, Incoming Student Services, BeBuddy Program, Housing Advice Service, and Welcome Center for international researchers

 

Program

The Welcome Week Program for summer term 2020 will be available soon.

 

Welcome Week for PhD students

The Welcome Center for international researchers regularly offers events tailored to PhD students. If you are a PhD student, please register at the Welcome Center in order to stay tuned about upcoming events.

 

Welcome Guide

Check out the Welcome Week guide for further information on the different events offered and do not forget to download your Welcome Checklist.

You are not sure which event applies to you? We have used a color code in order to help you find out which activities you should participate in. If you are not sure, just ask one of the Welcome Week volunteers of Staff members present throughout the week.

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Aachen and RWTH!

 

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