Just at the start of the semester…
Every semester all new international students are invited to join our welcome event. You will receive an informative presentation to get to know the faculty and its facilities, learn more about organizing your studies and participate in a guided tour of the Faculty of Architecture building and the immediate campus. Finally, join us for lunch, where you will get the chance to meet your buddies and other enrolled students.
Helpdesk at the seminar bazaar
If you have any questions about the course electing process be sure to visit us at our Helpdesk during the seminar bazaar. The Bazaar is scheduled in the orientation week at the beginning of each semester. Students will have the possibility to walk through an exhibition of all the Design Projects and Elective Courses on offer, and ask questions to the represented professors. You will need to submit an application form in the ballot box when choosing your courses in priority order. English and German forms can be found at our Helpdesk.
Walk and Picnic
Take the chance to get to know your fellow students and the surroundings of the faculty during a scenic walk through the nearby woods, followed by a picnic on the campus.
The intercultural workshop is held by the Studienkolleg Darmstadt whom offer academic bridging courses and support for foreign students in starting their studies at TU Darmstadt and in Germany. The workshop targets new international students or buddies. This is an exciting opportunity for you to learn about the different origins of you fellow students and develop cross-culture skills.
During the semester…
Each month, you as an international or local student of our faculty are invited to take part in one of our international evenings. The idea is to enjoy quality time with fellow students over biting’s and drinks, while learning about their studying abroad experience.
International Movie Nights
Mundus Urbano programme and the international Office of FB15 screen a series of monthly international movies show casing the dynamic nature of cities and settlements around the world. Come and join the screening over pizza and drinks, and share your thoughts in an informal discussion at the end.
At the end of the semester …
Potluck Evening _ Winter Semester
This is you chance to travel the world in an evening of food and music! Bring along a traditional dish from your country and share your meal with fellow international students. The evening is filled with opportunities to socialize and accompanied by an informal award ceremony awarding the Best Buddy of the semester.
Summer BBQ _ Summer Semester
Enjoy the summer sun and music over a barbecue with fellow students from the facility! Bring along a dish to share and socialize. Be sure to check out our Facebook page to details about the event.