STUDY

Welcome Days

FOR FRESHERS – SUMMER SEMESTER 2022

What can you expect?

ENJOY AN EASY START INTO EVERYDAY UNIVERSITY LIFE

The Welcome Days provide you with all you need to know about starting your degree programme as a fresher. We will show you how to manage your studies in an efficient and focused manner, while also enjoying your time as a student. The Welcome Days are an opportunity for you to receive specific information about your chosen degree programme, as well as general information, which will simplify your daily life as a student.

The Welcome Days count as a course and you will receive 1 ECTS credit for participating. No other courses for freshers will take place during the Welcome Days. This ECTS credit will be added to your record following the Welcome Days from early April 2022 onwards.

During the Welcome Days, we offer interactive lectures, video clips and degree-specific information to get your studies off to a perfect start. In order to receive your first ECTS credit, you need to complete the seven interactive lectures on the Moodle learning platform. Attendance is also mandatory at one session on degreespecific information. These sessions will take place on 1 March 2022 and are designed to provide answers to your degree-specific questions. The video clips on the website provide you with additional helpful information material.

Studierende vor einem Laptop in der Aula

Degree-specific information

Your first lecture on degree-specific information will take place on 1 March 2022. Here, programme directors, student representatives and
student union representatives will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your chosen degree programme. The attendance at one such lecture is mandatory to ensure that you receive your first ECTS credit.

Interactive Lectures

Click on the Moodle icon to access the Moodle learning platform. Here you will find all of the mandatory interactive lectures. These lectures are available online from February to 30 April 2022.

In order to receive your first ECTS credit you need to complete the seven interactive lectures. 

Video clips

The Clips provide you information about university’s service and support facilities. They are online from February 2022.

These programme items are optional and highly recommended.

Start with “Introduction to the Campus System

YOUR DEGREE-SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Programme Directors, teaching assistants and student union representatives will provide you with essential information. These lectures will take place on 1 March 2022. For students who cannot be on site, there will be a live stream via Classroom. This means that you can choose a session that suits you. The attendance at one such session is mandatory to ensure that you receive one ECTS credit.

Find the schedule below (will be available in February): BA = Bachelor; MA = Master

The Process

  1. Watch the video clip “Introduction to the Campus system”.
  2. Register for the course 000.100 Welcome Days at campus.aau.at (Campus system).
  3. Click on the Moodle icon to access the Moodle learning platform. Here you will find all of the mandatory interactive lectures. These lectures are available online from 1 February to 30 April 2022.
  4. On 1 March 2022, you can gather your degree-specific information in a personal session. For students who cannot be on site, there will be a live stream via Classroom. The attendance at one such session is mandatory. Here, programme directors, student representatives and student union representatives will provide you with some initial insights into your chosen degree programme and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. You will find up-to-date information on times and places online at aau.at/en/welcome­-days.
  5. Once you have completed all seven interactive lectures on the Moodle learning platform and attended a session on degree-specific information, you will receive one ECTS credit point and you will have successfully completed your first course at the University of Klagenfurt. Congratulations!
    This ECTS credit point will be added to your record following the Welcome Days from early May 2022 onwards. 

The Video-Clips provide you information about university’s service and support facilities. They are online from February. These programme items are optional and highly recommended.

Interactive Lectures

On the Moodle learning platform you will find the seven interactive lectures. They are mandatory and available online from February to 30 April 2022.

Register for the course LV 000.100 Welcome Days at campus.aau.at (Campus System)
Click on the Moodle icon to access the Moodle learning platform. Here you will find the seven mandatory interactive lectures.

Welcome Information

(available online from February to 30 April 2022)

Here you can get general information about the University of Klagenfurt and especially about the Welcome Days. We give you tips on how to plan your studies efficiently, which topics our workshops cover and how you can participate. We also provide the ultimate check list for freshers: Details on registration, information about the AAU card, particulars about the student union fee, tips on registering for courses, an introduction to the online student portal and the Campus system, and some general information about our university.

Legal Regulations

(available online from February to 30 April 2022)

Here we inform you about terms, abbreviations and the culture of the University of Klagenfurt. Furthermore, we clarify the question of what studying actually means and what a curriculum is. In addition, we offer information about the Universities Act, university statutes, provisions concerning study matters (e.g. What are the deadlines?), and much more.

ZID

(available online from February to 30 April 2022)

At the University of Klagenfurt you will be supported in learning, teaching and research by one of the best IT service providers. The Central IT Service (ZID) helps you to achieve your scientific and administrative goals with a comprehensive base of user-oriented IT Services.

Moodle

(available online from February to 30 April 2022)

Moodle is our learning platform at the University of Klagenfurt and corresponds to a virtual course space. Here, for example, working materials and learning activities are provided by teachers for our students.

Library Tour

(available online from February to 30 April 2022)

The University Library is the scientific information centre of the University of Klagenfurt and ensures the provision of literature and information carriers for study, research, teaching and further education. We show you how to use our books and databases for your studies and where you can find which information.

Writing Centre

(available online from February to 30 April 2022)

The Writing Centre at the University of Klagenfurt offers writing courses, writing groups, writing advice, text coaching and writing workshops on academic writing for students, and also on job-related or creative writing.

Campus Tour

(available online from February to 30 April 2022)

Our campus tour will show you the most important places around the university. You will find out who is responsible for what and where. You will get to know where you can find what at the University of Klagenfurt.

Logo Welcome Days 2022

Video clips

The video clips are available online the whole semester and they are optional.

Here, you will get additional information about many of the university’s services:

English video clips:

  • International Office
  • Student union
  • USI sports
  • Introduction to the Campus system

All German video clips can be found here.
Topics: Introduction to the Campus system, Green Campus, Studying Sustainably, International Office (study trips abroad), mentoring programme BeFirst!, student union, Student Counseling Service, USI sports, Scholarship Office, and Career Service. We recommend that you start with the clip “Introduction to the Campus System”.

Introduction to the campus system

International Office

Student union (ÖH)

USI sports

OFFICE HOURS
ADMISSIONS AND EXAMINATIONS OFFICE

The Admissions and Examinations Office can be visited by appointment for personal enrolment and for important matters that cannot be postponed.

To make an appointment, please contact the Admissions and Examinations Office by telephone. The telephone numbers are listed on the website of the Admissions and Examinations Office. You can also submit various applications online using the student portal.

CONTACT

FEEDBACK

We would be pleased if you could give us feedback on the orientation course. You can find the feedback questionnaire for this course in your student portal.