Beginning of your studies

Welcome to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin!

We would like to welcome you to the winter semester 2019/20! Regardless of your subject or degree program and whether you are new to the FU or not - we have put together the most important information and links for you.

The lecture period starts on October 14, 2019, but there will be events for newly enrolled students before the beginning of the lecture period and there are some things you should do!

  • Are you new to the FU or the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science?
    Here we have a Checklist for you!
  • You're new to a Master's program?
    Continue reading here!

For Master students:

Welcome events

During these events you will receive important information about your course of studies, have the opportunity to clarify questions and get to know your future fellow students. All first-semester Master students are welcome, even those who have already completed their Bachelor studies with us!

Orientation events 

The Freie Universität Berlin offers several events for all newly enrolled students at the beginning of their studies. These events are organized centrally by the FU (not our department) and are particularly suitable for Master's students who are new to the FU. 

  • Informational event for Freie Universität students (in German)
    Tuesday, October 1st and Friday, October 4th, 2019: start at 10:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. at Audimax, Henry-Ford-Bau, Garystr. 35
  • Orientation days for international students at Freie Universität Berlin (in German and English)
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019: start at 10:00 a.m. at Audimax, Henry-Ford-Bau, Garystr. 35 

More information as well as presentations and program of the events can be found on the official website of the FU: German & English 

Campus Tour & Welcome Session

All International Students are welcome to join our Campus Tour and Welcome Session. We start on Friday, October 4th at 10 am in the Rost- und Silberlaube, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin. We will be waiting for you near Hörsaal 1a, (meeting point 11 on the map). You can recognize us by our blue FU shirts. After the campus tour we will clarify questions regarding your studies at the FU during the Welcome Session and help you with the registration of courses. The Welcome Session will take place in Arnimalle 6, SR 032. Our international tutor Nathalie Lieckfeld is happy to answer any questions you may have.