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Welcome at the Saarland Informatics Campus

On April 1st, the summer semester 2024 starts at Saarland University. Courses begin on April 15th.

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 coordinators, 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.

1. User account information

First of all, you need your university ID to get in touch with us, or other first year students.

2. Get to know fellow students

On the Discord-Server of the CS Students' Representative Council 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!​

3. Follow us on Social Media

In order to be always up to date and not to miss anything, we regularly provide you with information about the campus on our social media channels.


4. Enroll: Maths Prep Course and StEP

Every year, students from higher semesters organize the Maths Prep Course, and the the Student Council organizes the Student Introduction Period, StEP for short. Together, they help new students of computer science and related courses to get started in their studies. Highly recommended!

5. Access to E-Mail, WLAN and VPN

This page of the University IT Center explains how to set up your personal access.
German Website

6. Study organisation

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:
Study organisation

7. Download the Uni-App

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.
Download: AppStore

8. Information about your semester

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!


Welcome events for the summer semester 2024

No matter whether you’re a first year student or an 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 programs from the second semester and above (English)
Time: April 15th, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Günter-Hotz Lecture Hall (Building E2.2). Download presentation here

Study introduction phase for new Bachelor students (German)
Bachelor student introductory phase (StEP): The Computer Science Students’ Representative Council organizes an orientation event on campus called StEP for new students on Thursday, April 11th from 9:00 and on Friday, April 12th from 10:00 in Building E1 3 – Lecture hall I.

Study introduction phase for new Master Students (English)
Master student introductory phase (StEP):The Computer Science Students’ Representative Council organizes an orientation event on campus called StEP for new students
on Thursday, April 11th from 10:00 and on Friday, April 12th from 10:00 in Building E1 3 – Lecture hall I.

More information about StEP Events: StEP 2024/25

Program-specific welcome events:

B.Sc./M.Sc. Bioinformatik (German): Monday, 15.04.2024 10:00 – 12:00, Building E2 1 – SR 0.01

Visual Computing (English): Download presentation here

B.Sc. Cybersicherheit/Cybersecurity: Download presentation here

B.Sc. Informatik (Deutsch): Download presentation here

B.Sc. Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (English): Download presentation here

M.Sc. Cybersecurity (English): Download presentation here

M.Sc. Media Informatics (English): CS Presentation, HBK Presentation

M.Sc. Embedded Systems (English): Download presentation here

M.Sc. Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (English): Download presentation here

M.Sc. Computer Science (English): Download presentation here

*Info based on Saarland University’s LSF-Portal.

Study Scheduler

From us to you: With the Study Scheduler you can easily create your schedule for each semester.

You are very welcome to follow our channels on FacebookInstagram, LinkedIn and Twitter, where we will keep you informed about the latest events at SIC. Please also regularly check the information pages of Saarland University.

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Deadlines and important dates

  • Lectures for the summer semester 2024 begin on 15 April 2024 and will end on 26 July 2024.
  • If you have questions please directly contact the Studierendensekretariat or Welcome Center (English).

Regulations regarding teaching and studying

For regular updates please also check the websites of the courses you are attending.

Digital reference collection

The Campus Library for Computer Science + Mathematics provides a digital reference collection where you can find all the literature you need for your courses. You can download many of them as e-books.


If you have any questions, please always check the information and related websites listed above first. If you do not find answers to your questions there, please contact the study coordinators by e-mail (studium@cs.uni-saarland.de).

Study Coordination
+49 681 302-58092
Saarland Informatics Campus E1 3, R.207-209
66123 Saarbrücken
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