Vier Student*innen vor dem TU-Hauptgebäude © Felix Noak/Janine Rülicke-Ahrens

In the Groove to Study: Festive Welcome Event on 10 October 2022

Studying at university represents the start of a new chapter and calls for an event befitting this important milestone. The Festive Welcome Event for winter semester 2022/23 on 10 October 2022 is targeted towards new students and features an entertaining and varied program. We invite you to learn about campus life while celebrating the start of the semester with delicious food and refreshments and networking with fellow students.

What can new students expect?

In the Groove to Study – The motto says it all! You can look forward to an exciting stage program, professors throwing down tracks as DJs, street food, and our popular welcome bag! The Festive Welcome Event is the official kick-off to the semester and supplements the degree programs’ introductory events and other advising offers on starting your studies.

Main events

Festive welcome event from 16:00 until 18:15

Join us as the president of TU Berlin Professor Dr. Geraldine Rauch and TU Berlin student Pia Kausch officially welcome all new students. They will be sharing their personal tips for an eventful student life. Afterwards, vice president for education, teacher training and continuing education Christian Schröder will provide you with important information about studying at TU Berlin. You can look forward to tips, tricks, advice and ideas for a successful time as a student under the motto “We are TU Berlin!” You can also take part in a live quiz about campus life at TU Berlin with student representatives. The event is moderated by Esther Leukel.

“My professor is a DJ” from approx. 18:30

TU Berlin academics on the turntables featuring: Professor Dr. Geraldine Rauch, president of TU Berlin, Professor Dr. Martin S. Haase, university lecturer at the Chair of Civil, Commercial, Corporate and Innovation Law, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lydia Kaiser, professor for "Digital Engineering 4.0." as well as Christian Schröder, vice president for education, teacher training, and continuing education. A surprise TU band will kick things off with a sing-along. You won't want to miss it!

  • When: approximately 18:30
  • Where: Outside the Audimax (room H0105) in the TU Berlin Main Building, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin

Other activities

Collect your welcome bag - from 13:00

Collect your welcome bag and fill it with information material from different University stands.

Please note: Only for new students, as long as supplies last

  • When: from 13:00
  • Where: Audimaxfoyer im Hauptgebäude der TU Berlin (vor dem Audimax, Raum H0105), Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin

Street food market - from 13:00 until 19:00

The street food market is open to all TU Berlin staff and students. First come, first served!

  • When: from 13:00 until 19:00
  • Where: On the forecourt of the TU Berlin Main Building, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin

Pandemic protection measures

All attendees must observe TU Berlin’s hygiene regulations.

Further University events for the start of the semester

Studying opens up new worlds of knowledge, a new environment, and new encounters. Your experiences here will be both exciting and challenging. TU Berlin has a number of offers to ensure you are off to a great start. The degree programs’ introductory events are an opportunity to meet new students and lecturers. Here you will learn how to create your timetable, which courses to take, and what kind of projects you can get involved in. Be sure to find out when your degree program’s events are.

During Orientation Week from 10 to 14 October 2022, the University's central points of contact will offer extended office hours for all newly enrolled and current students.

Additionally, other TU Berlin offices and units are holding introductory events, such as the University Library’s information days or the information events for international students.


© Janine Rülicke

Starting your studies

First-semester students are advised to check out our page on starting your studies, where you’ll find all essential information for a smooth and successful start.

© Felix Noak

Advising for new students

Transit pass, questions about admission and enrollment, campus IT: All of these questions will be answered by TU Berlin service offices such as Academic Advising and Student Info Services. Find out more about individual advising offers and general office hours.

© Oana Popa-Costea

Social Media

During our Festive Welcome Event, TU Berlin will be sharing impressions of campus life and news on its social media channels. Subscribe to our official Instagram account to make sure you don’t miss out!