Last Update 7 October 2022
Welcome at the Saarland Informatics Campus
The 2022/23 winter semester at Saarland University starts on 1 October, with lectures beginning on 24 October.
New at Saarland Informatics Campus?
Starting your studies can be quite exciting. Finding your way around after enrollment is not always easy: To make it easier for you, you will find all the important steps on your way to us here - from enrollment to the start of the semester. The study coordinator, the student council and students from higher semesters are always happy to help you get started and are always open to questions and personal concerns.
On our student Discord server you can get to know your fellow students and exchange ideas with students of higher semesters - even before you have your admission! Whether you want to prepare for your studies, learn together, play, make music or just have a chat - we are here for you!
Here you will find all the information you need to start your first semester successfully.
From pre-courses to timetable creation or even tips on student financing and the mentor programs, you will find the information here:
You need a campus map or want to know what you can eat in the cafeteria? The university app offers you that and much more.
Download: At the moment the android app is being reworked.
Finally, you should take a look at our page with information about the current semester. Here you will find all welcome events / kick-off events but also introduction videos for the offered courses.
Welcome at Saarland Informatics Campus!
Induction and welcome events for the winter semester 2022/23
No matter whether first year student or experienced student: A new semester is always the beginning of something unknown and hence filled with anticipation, expectation and excitement. It is therefore important to the partners at SIC to extend a warm welcome to all students of computer science at our location.
Welcome event of the CS department for all Students of computer science programmes from the second semester and above (English)
_Semester kick-off: Mon. 24 Oct, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the Günter-Hotz Lecture Hall, Building E2 2, Room 0.01 or via MS-Teams
Study introduction phase for new Bachelor students (German)
_Bachelor student introductory phase (StEP): The Computer Science Students’ Representative Council organizes an orientation event in attendance called StEP for new students from October 19 to 21.
Study introduction phase for new international Bachelor students (English)
_International student introductory phase (StEP): The Computer Science Students’ Representative Council organizes an orientation event in attendance called StEP for new students from October 17 to 21. (For Computer Science and Cybersecurity)
Study introduction phase for first-year Master students (English)
_Master student introductory phase (StEP):The Computer Science Students’ Representative Council organizes an orientation event in attendance called StEP for new students from October 17 to 21.
Welcome event for all students of Saarland University
_Grand opening of the semester and departmental orientation sessions on 24 Oct.
Programme-specific welcome events:
_Bioinformatics (de/eng): Mon. 24. Oct, 10:00 am -12:00 pm, Building E2 1, Room 0.01
_BSc Computational Linguistics/ MSc Language Science and Technology (de/eng): Tue. 25.Oct. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm , Building C7 4, Room 1.17
_BSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (eng): Mon. 24. Oct, 10:00 am – 10:45 am, Building E1 3, Room 0.02, Slides
_BSc Computer Science (German): Mon. 24. Oct, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Building E1 3, Room 0.02, Slides
_BSc Computer Science (English)/ BSc Cybersecurity (English): Tue. 18. Oct, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Building E1 3, Room 0.01
_MSc Computer Science (eng): Mon. 24. Oct, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Building E1 3, Room 0.03, Slides
_MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (eng): Mon. 24. Oct, 10:45 am – 12:00 pm, Building E1 3, Room 0.02, Slides
Due to the exceptional situation, there are many more questions about how studies and teaching will be organized in the coming months. In this overview we will update the most important information in a timely manner. You are also welcome to follow our channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, where we will keep you informed about the latest events at SIC.
Please also regularly check the information pages of Saarland University for the winter semester 2022/23 and the corona virus.
Informative videos for first-year students
Description of the Mathematics Preparatory Course.
Insights into the Bachelor student introductory phase (StEP).
Brief insights into our lectures and events
The ‘Lecture Teasers‘ on our YouTube channel will help you create your schedule. The short introduction videos show what will be covered in the upcoming courses.
Regulations regarding teaching and studying
- Teaching will start in a new mode, i.e. in presence.
- All courses including links to the respective websites are available in LSF.
- Further information on seminars and available seminar places can also be found here.
- There are still restrictions for entering the libraries. For further information please refer to the websites of the Campus Library of Mathematics and Computer Science and the University Library. Books accompanying the lectures will be made available as ebooks.
- You can find all information about university sports here.
For regular updates please also check the websites of the courses you are attending.
If you have any questions, please always check the information and related websites listed above first to avoid overwhelming our study coordinators! If you do not find answers to your questions there, please contact the study coordinators by e-mail (email@example.com).
The Department of Computer Science at Saarland University wishes everyone that they stay in good health during the Corona-Situation and that we will soon see each other again as usual at the university.