Faculties & Advisory services





Faculty of Law
Information on the first semester of the Faculty of Law can be found here. In addition, a mentoring programme for first semester students is offered.

If you have any questions, please contact: fmann@jura.uni-goettingen.de



Medical Faculty
Medical Faculty offers a digital orientation week (O-Phase) with a lot of helpful information as the "Ersti-Info-Heft (PDF)".

If you have any questions, please contact: o-phase@um-goe.de



Faculty of Social Sciences
Information on the first semester of the Faculty of Social Sciences can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact: nadine.schroeter@sowi.uni-goettingen.de



Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Theology offers a digital orientation week (O-Phase).

If you have any questions, please contact: frank.schleritt@theologie.uni-goettingen.de



Faculty of Business and Economics
The Faculty of Business and Economics offers their courses online in the summer semester 2020. The international team of the Faculty has prepared detailed information about the online course offer, exams and course registration, instructions on how to use the University’s online services as well as information about the Faculty’s online social activities for international students on their website. Please read the information carefully!

Orientation week for new students
Virtual campus and city tour (German language only)

If you have any questions, please contact Christina Engelhardt at incoming@wiwi.uni-goettingen.de.



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Digital offer during the summer semester can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact: lehrerbildung@uni-goettingen.de



Qualification Program for PhD students 2020
Interesting and helpful courses for doctoral students can be found here.



Learning and Study Building
Since 2.6.2020, the Learning and Study Building (LSG) has been reopened for students in special hardship situations. Here you can find all necessary information about the requirements and registration.

If you have any questions, please contact: lsg-support@sub.uni-goettingen.de



Foyer International
The team of the Foyer International is working as a subdivision of Göttingen University International Office. They provide a platform for all students, regardless of their nationality and background, to meet and spend quality time together in gatherings of their interest. All meetings and activities are always free and you are warmly welcome to join at any point.

Because of the Coronavirus pandemic, their programs are offered online on the Big Blue Button platform. Please follow this link to Big Blue Button to join all programs, always for free!



Lektorat Deutsch als Fremdsprache
The Lektorat Deutsch als Fremdsprache currently offers all German courses online. The courses start on 20.4./21.4., possibly it can be switched into face-to-face classes later.

All current information on the courses and on registration can be found here.



Centre for Intercultural Competence
The Centre for Intercultural Competence currently offers all courses online:

Intercultural Invitation - Online
Start: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Topic: Online-Learning & E-Friends
Times: 18 - 19:15 hrs
weekly meetings
Location: StudIP/Meeting Room BBB
Registration in StudIP with Nbr. 4505047
Everyone is welcome!

More information on all courses and on registration can be found here.



Academic Writing Partnerships / InDiGU
Working on a writing project such as a presentation, an essay, a term paper or a thesis? Join Academic Writing Partnerships and together with your student partners and tutors you will plan, edit, revise and reflect your writing process until your project is finished. Your participation also grants you credits for your key competences as well as the Certificate Programme InDiGU of Göttingen University that turns you into an intercultural expert.

Register for your Academic Writing Partnership!



International Writing Centre
Be it a protocol or a master’s thesis; studying without writing is simply impossible. The International Writing Centre is here to help you with all your questions about writing. They support all students at the University of Göttingen in working on their current writing projects and developing academic and professional writing skills.

The International Writing Centre offers (online) writing consultations for free. Please contact schreibzentrum@phil.uni-goettingen.de.

Soon, you will also find documention in StudIP. Look for 'Offers of the International Writing Centre'.

Learn more about the International Writing Centre.

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Anti-Discrimination Counselling for Students
If you experience or observe any disadvantage or discrimination, you can contact the anti-discrimination counselling office for students. It can be reached by e-mail antidiskriminierungsberatung@uni-goettingen.de or via the online notification form for discrimination. You can also contact them by telephone on Thursdays between 12-15 and Fridays between 11-14 at +49 (0) 551 39-26319.

The counselling is particularly open for students who have been discriminated against on the basis of racist ascriptions and can take place in German, English, Spanish or French.


(Information on further faculties will follow: updated 15.05.2020)