Orientation Course

Orientation course 2013

Orientation Course

The International Office offers an Orientation Course (O-Course) for exchange students. This takes place every year before the Winter Semester starts.

The Orientation Course 2015/16 will take place in October 2015 and consists of:

  • German courses
  • A diverse programme of excursions, sports,...
  • Workshop on intercultural skills
  • Dealing with formalities
  • Lunch in the Mensa
  • Getting to know international and German students
  • And much more


Participants will receive the programme via email when they have registered and again at the official welcome on the first day of the Orientation Course. You can find the programme for the last O-Course below as a guide.

O-Course Programme 2013   (476.9 kB)

O-Course on Facebook

Would you like to know who you are going to meet in Bochum and how to get in contact with other O-Course members before you arrive?
We will set up a Facebook group for all O-Course participants in July!
You will have the opportunity to ask questions before your arrival and you can also get in touch with your tutors.


Registration for O-Course

Exchange students receive an invitation via email.


Meike Schaich