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Startklar – Orientation Programme

What does "Startklar" stand for?

Startklar is an orientation program free of charge for new international students.

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Content and Organization

During the program you will receive all necessary information and help you need for completing the formalities at the beginning of your studies e.g. opening a bank account, getting health insurance, getting your student ID, visa regulations.

The program includes tours through the library, the computer labs, several campus tours, extra-curricular activities as well as guided tours through the city.

This is what "Startklar" has to offer

Support and information for your academic planning

- Selecting your course options; course registration

- Putting together your course schedule

- Advice on German and foreign language courses

Understanding the University's computer network

- Logging into the University network

- Online course registration

- Internet library system (registration, lending requests, searching)

Help with the paperwork

- Enrollment at the Registrar's Office

- Opening a bank account

- Health insurance

- Visa and foreigners' registration office

- Campus Card

Advice on financial matters

- Financial support

- Points of contact

- Labor law for international students

Information about daily life as a student and in Regensburg

- Study strategies

- Cultural differences at the university and in the communication

- Medical care in Germany

- Cheap travelling (Bayern Ticket, Schönes Wochenende Ticket, etc.)

- Presenting leisure facilities, social events and excursions


Write an e-mail to international.startklar@ur.de with these particulars:

-Last name, first name



-Will you be starting in the summer semester 2015 1- the German language course or 2- regular studies? If 2: which studies and which certificate (Bachelor, Master, PhD...)

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