FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Here we have listed some of your most frequent questions. In doubt please don't hesitate to contact us.

When do I have to be where on October first?

The Opening Week will begin on 1 October with an interreligious devotion at 9 a.m. (admission at 8.45 a.m.) in the Auditorium on the campus of Leuphana - you are welcome to arrive on time. If you do not wish to attend, you can join the Opening Week Opening Ceremony in the Auditorium at 10 a.m. (admission at 9.45 a.m.). You can find further information on our website: https://www.leuphana.de/en/college/first-semester/opening-week/schedule.html

Where can I find the Auditorium?

The auditorium is located in the central building on the main campus. (https://www.leuphana.de/fileadmin/user_upload/services/lageplaene/2017-08/lageplan_zentraler-campus_en.svg)

How do I get from the train station to Leuphana university?

There will be a bus shuttle between the university and the train station during the Orientation Week. In addition, the lines 5011 and 5012 run between the university and the train station. You can also rent a StadtRAD at the station.

Is there going to be a shuttle to the train station in the evenings?

There will be a shuttle from the university to the station after all evening events during the Opening Week. 

How can I register in mystudy?

Information on how to register at mystudy can be found in the user guide: https://mystudy.leuphana.de/files/mystudy/PDF_myStudyUserguideStudierende2014.pdf

What do I need idloom for?

With idloom you register for the Opening Week. You also select the topic on which you will work together with your group during the Opening week.

Can I change my group in hindsight?

No, you can’t.

How do I know my group name and number?

After your registration at idloom for a group, you will receive a confirmation email with your group name and number. Please remember or note this information! You will need the group number several times during the Opening Week!

What should I do if I have lost or forgotten my group name or number?

If you forget or lose your group name and number before the Opening Week, please email us at openingweek@leuphana.de

If this is the case during the Opening Week, please report to the info point in the central building.

Is there going to be food during the Opening Week?

The university won’t provide food but there are several possibilities to eat on campus (e. g. Mensa, Eateria, Valinta, Plan B..).

How do I find my group on October first?

After the kick-off event in the auditorium, the tutors will wait for you outside the Central Building with the respective group numbers. 

What do I do if I can't be there on October first? 

If you arrive after October first, please contact us at the info point so that you can get the information regarding your group.

What do I need to bring for the Opening Week?

Please bring your student ID card with you. It is also a good idea to have a pen, paper and maybe a laptop.

Where can I go when I'm not feeling well?

If you don’t feel well, please go to the info point. We can then refer you to the awareness team or a pastor if necessary. In an emergency, please call 112 immediately.

How long are the days during the Opening Week going to be?

You can find all information about the program at: https://www.leuphana.de/college/studienstart/startwoche/programm.html

Where can I unsubscribe from the Opening Week after I have already registered?

If you have already registered and would like to unsubscribe before the Opening Week starts, please write us at: openingweek@leuphana.de

If you can't come during the Opening Week, please tell your tutor directly.

What language will be spoken during the Opening Week?

During the Opening Week, English will be spoken both in the events and in the group work. Don't worry, perfect language skills are not expected.

Contact us

Opening Week Team
openingweek@leuphana.de
Fon +49.4131.677-2717

General questions about your studies

Infoportal
Fon +49.4131.677-2277
Fax +49.4131.677-2266