Welcome Week: Veranstaltungen

 

Event

When?

Where?

Highlights

Day 0

Enrollment Day

(Degree students with enrolment appointment only!)

Friday, September 20, 2019

9am to 4pm

Super C, 6th floor

Templergraben 57

  • Important information about health insurance
  • How to enroll with RWTHonline?
  • Ice-breaking games
  • Free buffet offered by the International Office

Day 1

Kick-Off Event & Welcome Day

Monday, September 23, 2019

9am to 12.30pm

Audimax, Foyer, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Official Welcome by International Office
  • DAAD Preis Award by Rector Professor Rüdiger
  • Mini-intercultural Training
  • Campus and Library Tours

Day 1

Movie Night

Monday, September 23, 2019

7.30pm to 22.30pm

RWTH main building, AULA, Templergraben 55

  • Free entry
  • Introduction by Filmstudio and Alumni-Team
  • Recent movie (2019) – Let us surprise you!
  • English with German subtitles

Day 2

Getting Organized

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

8.30am to 3pm

Audimax, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Studying at RWTH Aachen
  • Reception for T.I.M.E. Double Degree students
  • Reception for exchange students
  • Important information about health insurance
  • How to enroll with RWTHonline?
  • How to make use of my Network Services?
  • Learning languages
  • Learning German
  • Finding a student job and preparing for the German job market
  • Check which events are planned for you in the Welcome Guide
  • Campus and Library Tours

Day 2

German Country Evening

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

5pm to 9pm

Audimax,

Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Interactive and humorous introduction into the German culture
  • Free typical German buffet offered by the International Office

Day 3

Freshers’ Fair

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

9.30am to 12.30pm

Audimax, Foyer, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • How to apply for residence permit
  • Meet RWTH central services, Stadt Aachen, the faculties and faculty student councils at one place and one time!
  • Win RWTH Merchandise at wheel of fortune
  • Free Brunch offered by the International Office
  • Campus and Library Tours

Day 3

Global Village

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

5pm to 9pm

Audimax, Foyer, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Meet international student associations
  • Peer to Peer workshop: how to use RWTHonline? How to find accommodation?...
  • Free Fotobooth
  • Free Buffet offered by the International Office

Day 4

Sports Day

Thursday, September 26, 2019

9am to 4.30pm

Audimax, Large Lecture Hall, Wüllnerstraße 9

  • Introduction to the University Sports Center
  • Welcome Games: challenge your peers in teams and try to win RWTH Merchandise!
  • Tours of Fitness Studio
  • Campus and Library Tours

Day 5

Humboldt Haus Day

Friday, September 27, 2019

12noon to 3pm

Humboldt-Haus, Pontstraße 41

  • Lunch Break offered by international student associations
  • Deutschstunde: relax and learn German!
  • Campus and Library Tours

Day 5

Humboldt Haus Night

Friday, September 27, 2019

6pm to 10pm

Humboldt-Haus, Ponstraße 41

  • Living room concerts offered by AStA
  • Pizza offered by the International Office
  • Non-alcoholic cocktails offered by Queerreferat
 

Program

The Welcome Week program for the winter semester of 2019/20 will be available soon.

 

Your Welcome Checklist

Your Welcome Checklist for winter term 2019/20 will be available soon.

 

Welcome Week for PhD students

The Welcome Center for International Researchers offers a Welcome Week program tailored to PhD students. If you are a PhD student, please check out the Welcome Center’s program.

 

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.

You need to enroll but the Welcome Week events are compulsory? Do not worry. You can attend your enrolment appointment, which will last approximately 10 minutes and meet us again at the next Welcome Week even planned.

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