Events & Activities for Exchange Students

Regular Events & Activities for Exchange Students

Der Internationale Lunch - eat talk enjoy

The semester has started and you want to meet new people from all over the world and improve your language skills? Together we can cross cultural borders. Grab your food, have a seat and join the International Lunch - let's eat-talk-enjoy!

When? Next date to be announced soon - from 12.00 - 13.30 p.m.
Where? At our international table in the mensa at Campus Gelsenkirchen

Take a look at the Trikon article to read more about our International Lunch!
 

Orientation Week for Exchange Students

The orientation week for exchange students organized by the International Office usually starts with a Welcome Day. It includes an introductionary information session, a campus tour at our Campus Gelsenkirchen as well as a city tour/scavenger hunt to explore the city of Gelsenkirchen. 
During the next days, day trips to different German cities are offered which are organized and accompanied by our student tutors (we visited the beautiful cities of Münster and Cologne in the last semesters). Other typical events during orientation week are our Bowling Night and International Picnic. 

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  • Welcome Day spring semester 2022 - With our new exchange students from Romania, France, Brazil, Turkey, Mexico, Argentina, India and Indonesia

  • Welcome Day spring semester 2022 – The first day of our orientation week is all about showing our exchange students our campus with it‘s facilities and getting to know each other.

  • Welcome Day fall semester 2021/22 - With our new exchange students from Portugal, Romania, Turkey, Jordan, Brazil and India

  • Bowling Night spring semester 2022 – Although bowling might not be everyones greatest skill, it is always a lot of fun for everyone. 2022 the highest score went to Erkin, from Turkey.

  • Bowling Night fall semester 2021/22

  • International Picnic fall semester 2021/22 where our exchange students presented some of their traditions and brought some snacks originated in their home country.

 

 

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  • Day trip to Cologne spring semester 2022 - Our Campus is surrounded by impressive big cities. Always a must see: visiting cologne & having a cold drink qat the rhine.

  • Day trip to Cologne spring semester 2022 – Cologne from above: The view from the triangle tower is something we certainly do not wish to withold from our exchange students from all over the world.

  • Day trip to Cologne fall semester 2021/22

 

 

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  • Day trip to Münster fall semester 2021/22 – Münsters old city center, the rural surroundings & the tremendous use of bicycle is something we always show our exchange students.

  • Day trip to Münster fall semester 2021/22

 

 

Semester Program for Exchange Students

During the semester various events & acitivies are offered to exchange students by the International Office. The goal is to facilitate their integration into German daily life and culture and to build intercultural friendships. 

Every semester the student tutors organize day trips, intercultural events as well as different sport activities. Exchange students from all campuses are always welcome to join these events and activities. 

Do you have any questions/suggestions regarding our events and activities? Feel free to contact the student tutors Leonie and Nicole directly via email

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  • Meet & Snack spring semester 2022 - Our first meeting together consisted of a series of get-to-know-you games and other activities. In addition, many of our participants brought some snacks from their home country.

  • Group of exchange students visiting the museum House of History in Bonn

    Day trip to Bonn & the famous German museum "House of History" spring semester 2022 - The museum takes us on a time travel into the past of Germany. You‘ll learn everything from the not so glamorous wars to how men approched woman in the olden days.

  • Day trip to Bonn & the famous German museum "House of History" fall semester 2021/22