Welcome Week
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Videos of Info Events

A few of our information sessions have been very popular amongst you. We’ll be recording them and streaming them live and putting them online so you can watch them later.

> Click here for the livestreams.

> Here are the videos available (at the latest three days after the event).

WW and OE – What's that?

Welcome Week

  • takes place two weeks before the lecture period starts
  • is a joint offer for students from all departments
  • provides general information about living and studying in Hamburg
  • offers opportunities for exploring the campus and the city, and for meeting other first-year students.

Orientation Activities (OE)

  • take place one week before the lecture period starts
  • are organized by the individual departments
  • provide information about organizing your studies and selecting your courses
  • offer opportunities for registering for courses in STiNE with the help of OE tutors.


We strongly recommend that you take advantage of both offers.

How to register and de-register


  • Please click on the name of the event to register!
  • Registration starting a the end of September


  • Use the form to deregister:

> WW De-registration form

Where can I get information?

During International Welcome Week, the information booths serve as a central meeting point. This is where you can:

  • ask the PIASTA Team anything you want to know, whether about the Week’s program, starting your studies, the orientation modules, Hamburg, public authorities, or other topics;
  • buy a ticket for the Welcome Week Party on Saturday evening; and
  • pick up a Welcome Package, if you haven’t already received one.

Date: Wed, 04.10.2017, 2–6 pm, Thu, 05.10.2017, 11 am–6 pm, Fri, 06.10.2017, 11 am–3 pm
Place: In the foyers of ESA West (Wed and Thu) and ESA East (Wed, Thu, and Fri)

WW Programme for download


Charlotte Wintgens

Tel: +49 40 42838-8751

Angela Hudnell


Xiju Yang