Welcome Day

Dear New Students,

I am delighted to be able to welcome you as members of Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg and to invite you and your families to our Welcome Day on Thursday, 10 October 2019.

You are about to take another important step in your lives. In the coming months you will discover a whole new world the fascinating and challenging world of research and teaching. We very much hope that you will accumulate worthwhile knowledge and positive experiences that will serve you well in the future.

The enrolment ceremony takes place in the University Library at 3:00 pm. You will be welcomed to your alma mater in the presence of the Senate and Deans of the faculties by me and the mayor of the city of Magdeburg, Dr. Lutz Trümper, together with a representative of the Student Council.

The Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg “Welcome Day” begins at 12 noon with the “Opportunities Fair”. There you will have the possibility to make some first contacts and gain interesting insights into everyday student life.

Warm regards

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Strackeljan, President


Opportunities Fair | 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Foyer Building 22
Student initiatives and cooperation partners
awarding of prizes for special student commitment by the Student Council

Enrolment | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Library
You want to take part? Please register online.

Small talk with the president | from 4:00 PM, in front of the university library

First Semester Party | from 10:00 Uhr, FestungMark
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