Welcome ceremony at the Konzil building for new students
We invite all new students at the University of Konstanz to join us for our welcome ceremony on Monday, 16 October 2023, at 16:00 in the Konzil building.
If you would like to attend the event, please register ahead of time.
Important: You can register only one person per email address. Any additional persons listed in your email will not be registered.
About the University of Konstanz
Professor Katharina Holzinger
Rector of the University of Konstanz
A graduate looks back on her studies
CMO of the Startup Netzwerks Bodensee, programme: Literature – Art – Media (LKM)
How to survive and thrive at the university
student body (Verfasste Studierendenschaft)
Event music: D'Accord: University of Konstanz a capella choir
Kicking off your studies with the Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB)
Join the online event by our Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) to get all the information you need to get your studies off to a good start. The event will be held at 3 different times with the same content. Pick one of the three slots:
Monday, 09.10.2023, 09:00 - 10:30, held online via Zoom: Link to the event
Monday, 09.10.2023, 14:00-15:30, held online via Zoom: Link to the event
Tuesday, 10.10.2023, 09:00-10:30, held online via Zoom: Link to the event
Events and information from other central university institutions
Library/Communication, Information, Media Centre (KIM)
The Communication, Information, Media Centre (KIM) is the university's central service provider for IT and library services. For all questions concerning library use, literature search or IT services, such as your university email account, KIM is here for you. You can use the Library for free, and, what's more, take part in free courses from various subject areas such as literature research, IT skills or information literacy. First-semester students can find all important information and services on the KIM website "New student?".
ZEuS introduction for first-semester students
ZEuS is the university's central enrolment and student portal. During this event, you will learn how to use ZEuS – a system you will need the entire time you study. You use it, for example, to register for exams or download your certificate of enrolment, so you definitely need access to ZEuS!
German introduction dates
Tue, 17.10.2023, 10:15 - 11:15 in room R 712
Wed, 18.10.2023, 13:45 - 14:45 in room R 712
You can attend the events either in person or online. For more information, check the course catalogue (course number KIM-10080) or send an email to: email@example.com.
Introduction to ZEuS for first-semester students
ZEuS is the central enrolment and student portal. During this event you will learn how to use ZEuS – a system you will need the entire time you study. You use it, for example, to register for exams or download your certificate of enrolment, so you definitely need access to ZEuS!
English introduction dates
Tue, 24.10.2023, 15:30 - 16:30 in lecture hall R 513
You can attend the event either in person or online. For more information, check the course catalogue (course number KIM-10080) or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Language Institute (SLI)
The Language Institute (SLI) of the University of Konstanz offers a wide range of language courses – not only for the more frequently taught foreign languages English, French and Spanish, but also for up to fifteen other languages. In the PDF on the SLI website you can find an overview of all SLI information events during the orientation weeks for new students:
The Writing Centre is the central point of contact for students on all matters related to writing. Here you can meet with fellow students at fixed writing times or get personal advice from trainers in the Writing Tutoring Service. You will also find helpful material as well as self-study courses in ILIAS related to the topic of academic writing skills. Watch this video to check out the Writing Centre and its services.
Centre for Transferable Skills
The Centre for Transferable Skills offers courses for students from any study programme. Our seminars focus on teaching cross-disciplinary skills for study and work contexts that require a dynamic set of digital and non-digital key competencies.
We welcome you to attend the information event for transferable skills courses at the University of Konstanz. You can attend the event either in person or online.
11 October 2023, 10:00 - 11:30 in room F425.
To participate via Zoom:
After a long day at the university, you can wind down and clear your head while doing sports with others. Our university sports programme offers you a great range of courses and is one of the most popular programmes at the University of Konstanz. Watch the video about our university sports programme and discover what suits you best.
Meet the University Sports Service: Wednesday, 11.10.2023 at 10:00 in room R 511
At the event, you will hear all about the many sports options you have at the University of Konstanz. To name just a few, there are indoor sports, ski trips, our uniMotion gym and water sports... Join us to find out about more than 80 different sports in Konstanz that you can take part in – or even teach. We can’t wait to see you!
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Student representation (StuVe)
The student representation (StuVe) does just what the name says – it represents the interests of all the students at the university. The StuVe organizes plenty of events to help students get to know each other, discuss ideas and experiences, and join in on campus life. Check the programme for first-semester students (Ersti-Woche) and corresponding information in our welcome magazine Ersti Info.