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
  •     Dining hall schedules
  •     Useful Links
  •     FAQs
  •     useful contacts

You can download the app from the AppStore or the PlayStore.



Here you can find all news related to IKUS and other news hat might interest you as an international student:

Semesterprogramm Wintersemester 2023/24

16.11.2023 -

IKUS events this semester - further information to be found in the App

November 2023

02.11.2023  - Día de los muertos

17.11.2023  - Open Mic / Live Music night

22.11.2023  - Running Dinner

December 2023

02.12.2023  - arts & crafts evening

07.12. 2023 - christmas dinner

09.12.2023  - Leipzig excursion

18.12.2023  - baking christmas cookies

January 2024

11.01.2024  - Cooking Class

19.01.2024  - Ice Skating

February 2024

15.02.2024  - Workshop: introduction to skating

27.02.2024  - guided tour through the greenhouse

March 2024

07.03.2024  - black light mini golf

14.03.2024  - Bouldern

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Weekly office hours

11.09.2023 -

During the semester 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.

Best wishes,
The IKUS Team

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Language café

15.05.2023 -

Do you speak a langauge but never get to use it? Or do you want to speak your mothertongue with other students? 

Then come to our Language Café!

Where? CampusTheater  (Entrance on the side of WH7 ; J.G.-Nathusius Ring 5)

When? Mondays 18:00-20:00 in even weeks

next date: 27.11.2023, 11.12. 2023

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Call for Applications for Financial Aids (STIBET Programme)


Within the scope of funding by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (AA), the International Office of the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg announces 6 financial aids for foreign students and doctoral candidates of the OVGU starting from September 2023.

More information you find here

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City Registration "mobiles Bürgerbüro" on Campus (OVGU)


The "mobiles Bürgerbüro" (mobile city Registration of the city of Magdeburg) will be present at Campus @ Building 22A Room 129 from 04th October 2023 until 18th October 2023.

PLEASE NOTE: You need an appointment for the city registration.

 You can book an appointment online:

Moving to Magdeburg from abroad
Moving to Magdeburg within Germany
Moving within the city of Magdeburg

Services include the registration of newly arrived students.

If you are not able to use this additional registration service for students from the city of Magdeburg, you can make an appointment directly with "Bürgerbüro" online at www.magdeburg.de/Start/BürgerService


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Current information form the Foreigners` Authority Magdeburg on collecting documents via document pick up station

Please note that there will soon be a new way to pick up your documents from the Magdeburg Foreigners' Registration Office in addition to picking them up in person.

Please carefully read the original leaflet (in German) or the translated leaflet (in English) with information on collecting documents via the new document pick up station as well as the original declaration of consent (in German) or the translated declaration of consent (in English) under data protection.

Please send the completed and signed declaration of consent in the original (German version) to the Foreigners' Authority when applying for the renewal of your residence title.

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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: 11.10.2023 - Contact Person: Webmaster