Study Camp

The Study Camp takes place before the start of winter semester and lasts two weeks. It offers the opportunity to start successfully into your studies, to meet other students, to find new friends and to earn credits at the same time. Other visiting students as well as German freshmen take part in the Study Camp. You can register from the mid of July. Presently the Study Camp can only be offered before the winter semester.

Link to   Study Camp

+++ Due to the actual situation the Study Camp in winter term 2020-21 is canceled +++

+++ The Intensive German Course will take place starting September 8, 2020 +++

In spring semester, the International Office offers the so-called “Spring Welcome Weeks” for the international incoming students. These include an intensive German language course and the chance to discover the city of Hanover and its surroundings. The International Office will also help you to complete the formalities (e.g. enrolment and residence permit). The exact date of the “Spring Welcome Weeks” will be provided by the International Office.


Ambassador Destination

In the “Ambassador Destination” course you will learn more about the different cultures and you will widen your knowledge in the field of an effective intercultural communication. Furthermore, you will be able to describe and reflect your own conduct and that of others, and understand how intercultural interaction takes place in a working or educational environment.

Language Learning

German courses / German as a Foreign Language

You would like to become more apt at speaking German? The ZLB-Language Center offers 2-week intensive German courses each semester, in February and September, before classes start. Additional German courses are scheduled at other dates during the semester. More information will be provided by the language center:



If you would like to improve your German language skills before studying in Hannover please see the ERASMUS-website (offer of online language course free of charge).

International Evenings

International evenings offer the oportunity for german and international students to get to know each other and have a drink or sign up for a trip. There are many opportunities for leisure activities in Hanover and in the wider Hanover region. Please get in contact with our Incoming Service: