STUDY

1 AND 2 OCTOBER 2020

All the support you need to get off to a flying start!

The Welcome Days provide you with all you need to know about starting your degree programme as a fresher. Find out about our various service facilities in brief presentations and gather all the information you need about studying at the University of Klagenfurt. We give you individual information about your chosen degree programme and general information that will make your studies easier. Participation in the Welcome Days counts as a course and earns you 1 ECTS credit point.

The Welcome Days is an online event. There are several online sessions in which the individual topics are presented via video. You can participate by clicking on the link for each respective lecture, each workshop or each tour in our schedule. Moodle gives you the opportunity to take a quiz after every session, which will earn you your first ECTS credit point.

The study-specific lectures will take place from 13:00 on the online platform https://classroom.aau.at (recommended browsers: Firefox or Chrome). We provide our chat-based guidance via Facebook Messenger.

Please register for the orientation course so that we can credit 1 ECTS credit point to your student record.

THE SCHEDULE

The Welcome Days offer a choice of lectures, workshops and tours to get your studies off to a flying start – and it all happens online!
In addition to the lectures in the morning, participation in three different workshops/guided tours is obligatory. In order to get your first ECTS credit point, you will have to take the short quizzes on our learning platform Moodle.

 

Thursday, 1 October 2020Friday, 2 October 2020
8:30LECTURE: WELCOME INFORMATION

General information (e.g. information and tips on taking up your studies­­­)

LECTURE: WELCOME INFORMATION

General information (e.g. information and tips on taking up your studies­­­)

9:30LECTURE: LEGAL REGULATIONS

The university’s legal regulations, e.g. the Universities Act, university statutes, studies

LECTURE: LEGAL REGULATIONS

The university’s legal regulations, e.g. the Universities Act, university statutes, studies

10:30WORKSHOP #1

Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

WORKSHOP #1

Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

11:00WORKSHOP #2

Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

WORKSHOP #2

Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

11:30WORKSHOP #3

Moodle, Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

WORKSHOP #3

Moodle, Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

12:00WORKSHOP #4

Moodle, Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

WORKSHOP #4

Moodle, Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

12:30WORKSHOP #5

Moodle, Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

WORKSHOP #5

Moodle, Central Computing Services (ZID)/Campus system, Writing Centre, Library tour or Campus tour

From 13:00YOUR DEGREE PROGRAMME

Curriculum – What does it mean?

INDIVIDUAL GUIDANCE

Receive advice on your schedule, the contents of your degree programme and information about the first semester.

YOUR DEGREE PROGRAMME

Curriculum – What does it mean?

INDIVIDUAL GUIDANCE

Receive advice on your schedule, the contents of your degree programme and information about the first semester.

PROGRAMME

Enjoy an easy start into daily university life.

LECTURE: Welcome Information

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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. You will also receive the ultimate checklist for an easy start into your university routine.

LECTURE: Legal Regulations

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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?), etc. The lecture serves as an introduction to good academic practice.

WORKSHOP: Campus tour

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.

  • The campus – find out who is responsible for what and where
  • Where can I find what at the University of Klagenfurt?

WORKSHOP: Moodle

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.

  • The learning platform – my portal to course materials and interaction
  • Why do I need the learning management system at the University of Klagenfurt?

WORKSHOP: ZID and campus system

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.

  • The campus system – your portal to course registration, Internet, printing, and much more
  • What is the campus system and what can I use it for?

WORKSHOP: Library tour

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. Further information on library tours can be found on the website.

WORKSHOP: Writing Centre

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.

  • What is the best and most efficient way to start and write an academic paper?
  • The Writing Centre – the simplest way to write seminar papers
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Information islands

Here you will receive useful ­in­formation from the different service points at the University of Klagenfurt.

For instance, information from and about the Student Union – ÖH (funding, bus/parking, campus, food & restaurants, questions about ZEUS, class schedule). You can also find out more about our Green Campus initiative (sustainability and environemntal management at the university), ­the Central Computing Services – ZID (printing, Internet), ­the International Office (studying abroad), the Mentoring ­programme BeFirst!, Student Counseling Services, Family Services, the University Sports Institute and the Grants & Scholarship Office.

Individual guidance

In addition to the information islands, you can benefit from individual guidance sessions, receive advice on your schedule, the contents of your degree programme, etc. Please contact the respective department by mail or phone (you can find more information on the website of your degree programme in the blue box under contact).

Your degree programme

Here you will find everything you need to know about your degree programme. The programme directors, student assistants and ÖH student union representatives will share ­important information with you via classroom. Click on your degree programme below for further details.

YOUR DEGREE PROGRAMME

Now select your field of study and click on the link to participate in the online session. Here you will also find a recommended course of studies to help you plan your studies.

Bachelor’s degree programmes

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 Master’s degree programmes

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Link zur online Session: Classroom…

Recommended course of studies

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Teacher education programmes

OFFICE HOURS
ADMISSIONS AND EXAMINATIONS OFFICE

Thursday, 1 October 2020:
09:00 – 12:00
and in addition 13:00 – 16:00

Friday, 2 October 2020:
09:00 – 12:00