STUDY

Welcome Days

FOR FRESHERS – SUMMER SEMESTER 2021

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 point for participating. No other courses for freshers will take place during the Welcome Days. During the Welcome Days, we offer interactive lectures, video clips and online sessions to get your studies off to the perfect start. In order to receive your first ECTS credit point, you need to complete the seven interactive lectures. The video clips on the website provide you with additional information material and the online sessions are designed to provide answers to your degree-specific questions.

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The Programme

The Welcome Days will take place as an online event which offers:

  • Interactive lectures | mandatory | available online 15.02.-30.04. | Moodle learning platform
  • Video clips | optional | available online 15.02.-30.04. | aau.at/welcome-days
  • Online sessions | optional | available online 01.03. | aau.at/welcome-days > web-link to your choosen session(s)

In order to receive your first ECTS credit point for course LV 000.100 “Welcome Days (Orientierungslehrveranstaltung)” you need to complete the seven interactive lectures. 

The Process

  1. Watch the video clip “Introduction to the Campus system” on the Welcome Days website.
  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 the seven mandatory interactive lectures. These lectures are available online from 15 February to 30 April 2021.
  4. Once you have completed all seven interactive lectures on the Moodle learning platform, you will receive one ECTS credit point and you will have successfully completed your first course at the University of Klagenfurt. Congratulations!

You can watch the video clips on the Welcome Days website voluntarily and they will be available until 30 April.

On 1 March, you can gather your degree-specific information. Programme Directors, teaching assistants and student union representatives will answer any questions you have revolving around your chosen degree programme. These online sessions are optional and come highly recommended. The schedule can be found on the Welcome Days website (incl. a link to the respective online session). To participate, simply click on the link provided with the relevant time and you will be directed to the online session.

Interactive Lectures

On the Moodle learning platform you will find the seven interactive lectures. They are mandatory and available online from 15 February to 30 April 2021.

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 15 February to 30 April 2021)

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: Registration, AAU card – what can it be used for?, ÖH fee – what is it and why do I need to pay it?, How do I register for courses?, Course planner, ZEUS/student online portal/campus system: What are they?, Campus map, Library (tours, 24h library)

Legal Regulations

(available online from 15 February to 30 April 2021)

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. The lecture also serves as an introduction to good academic practice.

ZID

(available online from 15 February to 30 April 2021)

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 15 February to 30 April 2021)

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 the teaching staff for our students.

Library Tour

(available online from 15 February to 30 April 2021)

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 15 February to 30 April 2021)

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 15 February to 30 April 2021)

Our campus tour will show you the most important spots 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.

Video clips

The video clips are available online from 15 February to 30 March 2021 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”.

International Office

Student union (ÖH)

USI sports

Online Sessions – YOUR DEGREE PROGRAMME

Programme Directors, teaching assistants and student union representatives will provide you with essential information. Online sessions take place on 1 March and are scheduled in the morning and in the afternoon. You can choose a session that suits you. Check online to see the time scheduled for your chosen degree programme – each session includes a link that will take you to the online session. These online sessions are optional and come highly recommended.

Find the schedule below.
To participate, simply click on the link provided with the relevant time and you will be directed to the online session.

MORNING SESSIONS

*taught entirely in English

08: 00 am Teacher training programme: Foundations of Educational Science (BA/MA), resp. Pedagogical Training and Project Studies (Diploma Degree) MA Game Studies & Engineering* BA/MA Philosophy BA Information and Communications Engineering, MA Information and Communications Engineering*
09:00 am BA Business Administraion, MA Applied Business Administration BA Technical Mathematics, MA Mathematics*, BA/MA of Education – Mathematics BA Educational Science, MA Adult & Vocational Education, MA Diversity Education in School and Society, MA Social Education and Social Inclusion BA/MA History, BA/MA of Education – History, Social Studies and Political Education MA Science, Technology & Society Studies
10:00 am BA/MA Applied Cultural Studies MA Media & Convergence Management* BA/MA Psychology BA Applied Informatics, MA Informatics*, BA/MA of Education – Computer Science BA Geography, MA Geography & Regional Research: Geographical Systems Sciences, BA/MA of Education – Geography & Economics
11:00 am BA/MA English & American Studies*,BA/MA of Education – English BA/MA German Studies, MA German Studies in an Intercultural Context, BA/MA of Education – German MA Visual Culture BA Management Information Systems, MA Information Management* BA International Business and Economics*
12:00 pm BA/MA Business & Law, MA Business Law BA Media & Communication, MA Media, Communications & Culture BA/MA Slavonic Studies, BA/MA of Education – Slovenian BA/MA Romance Studies, BA/MA of Education – French, Italian, Spanish

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

*taught entirely in English

01:00 pm Teacher training programme: Foundations of Educational Science (BA/MA), resp. Pedagogical Training and Project Studies (Diploma Degree) MA Game Studies & Engineering* BA/MA Philosophy BA Information and Communications Engineering, MA Information and Communications Engineering*
02:00 pm BA Business Administration, MA Applied Business Administration BA/MA German Studies, MA German Studies in an Intercultural Context, BA/MA of Education – German BA Educational Science, MA Adult & Vocational Education, MA Diversity Education in School and Society, MA Social Education and Social Inclusion BA Applied Informatics, MA Informatics*, BA/MA of Education – Computer Science MA Science, Technology & Society Studies
03:00 pm BA/MA Applied Cultural Studies MA Media & Convergence Management* BA/MA Psychology BA/MA History, BA/MA of Education – History, Social Studies and Political Education BA/MA Romance Studies, BA/MA of Education – French, Italian, Spanish
04:00 pm BA/MA Slavonic Studies, BA/MA of Education – Slovenia BA Technical Mathematics, MA Mathematics*, BA/MA of Education – Mathematics MA Visual Culture BA Management Information Systems, MA Information Management* BA International Business and Economics*
05:00 pm BA/MA Business & Law, MA Business Law BA Media & Communication, MA Media, Communications & Culture BA/MA English & American Studies*, BA/MA of Education – English BA Geography, MA Geography & Regional Research: Geographical Systems Sciences, BA/MA of Education – Geography & Economics

Here you will also find a recommended course of studies to help you plan your studies.

 Master’s degree programmes

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Recommended course of studies: Autonomous Systems and Robotics

Recommended course of studies: Networks and Communications

Recommended course of studies: Business Engineering

Recommended course of studies

Teacher education programmes

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