STUDY

Welcome Days

FOR FRESHERS – WINTER SEMESTER 2022/23

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 December 2022 onwards.

During the Welcome Days on 3 & 4 October we offer interactive lectures, personal degreespecific sessions, information stands and opportunity to get to know each other.  Key university services will be presented at information stands in the Aula area. You can pick up a snack in the Aula area and exchange ideas with your fellow students.

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.

You can find more information here.

Studierende vor einem Laptop in der Aula

Degree-specific information

Your first lecture on degree-specific information will take place on 3 and 4 October. 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 12 September – 30 November 2022.

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

Video clips | Information stands

The Clips provide you information about university’s service and support facilities. They are online here on the website. These programme items are optional and highly recommended. Start with “Introduction to the Campus System

On 3 & 4 October key university services will be presented also at information stands in the Aula area.

Degree-Specific Sessions

At the degree-specific sessions, students can obtain information about their degree programme. Attendance at one such session is mandatory. These events will take place on the university campus. Here, programme directors, student representatives and student union representatives will provide an overview of  your chosen degree programme and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Time and Place Welcome Days: Degree-Specific Sessions
Place/Time
Lecture Hall A
Lecture Hall B  Lecture Hall C   Lecture Hall 1 Lecture Hall 2  Lecture Hall 3 Lecture Hall 4
9 a.m.
Teacher training programme in
secondary general education with a focus on the foundations
of educational science and
pedagogical-practical studies
MA Cross-Border Studies BA Robotics and Artificial
Intelligence
MA Game Studies and
Engineering
BA Philosophy

MA Philosophy

9 a.m.:
BA Management Information
Systems
9.30 a.m.:
MA Information Management
10 a.m.
BA English and American Studies

MA English and American Studies

English as a secondary school subject

BA German Studies

MA German Studies

MA German Studies in the Intercultural Context

German as a secondary
school subject

10 a.m.:
BA Technical Mathematics

Mathematics as a secondary school subject

10.30 a.m.:
MA Mathematics

Extension programmes:

Schreibwissenschaft; Transdisziplinäre Friedensstudien; Social Competence and Organizational Learning (SCOL); Inter-/ Transkulturelle Kompetenzen

MA Artificial Intelligence
& Cybersecurity
11 a.m.
BA Educational Science

MA Adult & Vocational Education

MA Diversity Education in School and Society

MA Social Education and Social Inclusion

BA History

MA History

History, Social Studies and Political Education as a secondary school subject

11 a.m.:
BA Applied Informatics

Informatics as a secondary school subject

11.30 a.m.:
MA Informatics

BA Romance Studies

MA Romance Studies

French, Italian and Spanish as secondary school subjects

MA Media and Convergence
Management
Extension programmes:

Digitale Kompetenzen; Gender Studies; Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache in der Lehre; Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Energie

11 a.m.:
BA Information and Communications Engineering

11.30 a.m.:
MA Information and Communications Engineering

12 noon
BA Media & Communications

MA Media, Communications & Culture

BA Geography

MA Geography and Regional Research: Regional Transformations

Geography & Economics as a secondary school subject

BA Slavonic Studies

MA Slavonic Studies

Slovene as a secondary school subject

Ethics as a secondary school subject BA Business Administration

MA Business Administration

1 p.m.
BA Psychology

MA Psychology

BA Business and Law

MA Business and Law

MA Business Law

BA Applied Cultural Studies

MA Applied Cultural Studies

MA International Management MA Visual Culture Movement and sports as a secondary school subject BA International Business
and Economics

Interactive Lectures

On the Moodle learning platform you will find the seven interactive lectures. They are mandatory and available online from 12 September to 30 November 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 12 September to 30 November 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 12 September to 30 November 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 12 September to 30 November 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 12 September to 30 November 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 12 September to 30 November 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 12 September to 30 November 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 12 September to 30 November 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 Kreis Welcome Days 22

Video clips | Information stands

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”.

On 3 & 4 October key university services will be presented also at information stands in the Aula area.

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.