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Our app "Welcome to OVGU"

The official "Welcome to OVGU" app is now available for Android and iOS. If you have just enrolled at OVGU, this app offers you all the important information about campus life. Especially for our international students, we have useful tips for arriving in Magdeburg:

  •     News
  •     Calendar
  •     Event registration
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Here you can find all news related to IKUS and other news hat might interest you as an international student:

Exkursion Christmas market Quedlinburg

10.12.2022 -

It smells of mulled wine, cinnamon stars and gingerbread....

On the 10th of December we are going to visit the Christmas market in Quedlinburg together! You'll have the opportunity to go around the city, admire the large illuminated Christmas tree, stick your nose in cotton candy and lick your fingers after enjoying the Schmalzkringel! The Quedlinburg Christmas market, which has already been awarded twice as the most beautiful in Saxony -Anhalt, opens its doors again this year against a backdrop of centuries-old half-timbered houses.

The trip starts at 9 am and we will get back to Magdeburg at 4 pm. The costs for the trip will be 4,50 € plus you need to pay 5 € deposit, that you get back afterwards. Please bring the money in EXACT CHANGE (!) and in cash on 05.12. during our office hours ( 3-4 p.m.) in the IKT. Only after you made the payment you are officially registered. If you are not able to join the office hours, please let us know and send us an email to ikus@ovgu.de.

Please keep in mind that we will not be able to give you change if you do not have the right amount of money with you.

That sounds good to you and you’d like to join? Just register via our “Welcome to OVGU” app. The registration opens Wedney, 30th November 2022 at 9 am.

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Cultural contribution Christmas Dinner

09.12.2022 -

You or your group, have something you are particularly good at and would like to show off?

Then show it to us at our International Christmas Dinner! The dinner will take place on 15th December 2022 together with the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal on the campus of the Hochschule. You would like to be part of the program? No matter if you want to recite a poem, dance or introduce us to a typical winter custom from your home country - contact IKUS and be part of it! Send us an email until the 9th of December 2022 at ikus@ovgu.de with your name and what you would like to do. Everybody is welcome and appreciated!

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Weekly office hours

19.10.2022 -

Our office hours will every week on Monday from 3-4pm and Thursdays from 5-6pm. During these hours, members of the IKUS team will be available to answer any questions you may have, refund event deposits, etc.
Our first office hour will be on Thursday, 20th of November from 5-6pm. There, you will be able to pick up your deposit if you had gone on the Berlin trip.
Important: Please bring a mask with you. We will not be able to let you in without one.
Best wishes,
The IKUS Team

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Advanced German courses

15.10.2022 -

You already know how to speak German but you are afraid of forgetting everything? You don’t know anybody you can practice with? Join our advanced German class for free to practice your conversational skills and meet other people who want to do the same thing!

Please keep in mind that this class will only be in held German, so your German skills should be at level B2.

Time: every Thursday 4 PM – 6 PM

Starting 20.10.2022 (until 26.01.2023)

Building: G-22, Room: 210

Level: Advanced Speakers

As the available places are limited, we ask you to please sign up for the class in our “Welcome to OVGU”-App.

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German classes for Beginners

15.10.2022 -

You just arrived here and you don’t know how to buy something at your local bakery? Or maybe you didn’t have to speak German until now but now you want to learn it? You’ll have the chance to take a German class for Beginners for free!

Get prepared to get to know more vocabulary then „Danke“ and „Mensa“ and join our class. J

Time: every Monday 4 PM – 6 PM

Starting 24.10.22 (until 23.01.2023)

Building: G-22, Room: 128

Level: Beginners

As the available places are limited, we ask you to please sign up for the class in our “Welcome to OVGU”-App.

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Assistance in finding an Accommodation

29.03.2022 -

We know that finding a place to stay can be tough sometimes. That is why our Accommodation-Assistants will help you finding one. Find more information here.

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Have a look at the photos we took during the last IKUS events!

As IKUS, we are here for both, international as well as German students. On the following pages you will find services that we offer in order to help you.

A great part of our services wouldn't be possible without the support of our partners and sponsors. Let us introduce them to you!

Last Modification: 14.11.2022 - Contact Person: Webmaster