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International Events in Magdeburg

Here you can find the upcoming events organized by IKUS as well as other events that might interest you:



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

International Welcome Weeks 2020

06.10.2020 -

Dear freshmen,
We would like you to have a comfortable and enjoyable start in Magdeburg. This is why the International Office, the IKUS initiative (intercultural students) and the Studentenwerk Magdeburg have organized the Welcome Week for the winter semester 2020/2021 for new international and German students. This is an opportunity for you to get to know the university and the city of Magdeburg as your place of study. You are cordially invited to join the orientation activities!

Find more information here.

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IKUS is visiting Grüne Zitadelle

28.09.2020 -

You would like to know more about the Hunderwasserbuilding and enjoy the view over Magdeburg from its balcony? Join us on our visit at Grüne Zitadelle on Thursday the 1rst October 2020.  The event will cost 3 Euro and start around 3pm.If you would like to join, just open the attached file  with further information or send an email to ikus@ovgu.de in case you have issues to open the file. We only have a limited amount of slots, so first come, first served. If you are interested in joining let us know soon, it is worth to be quick!

Please be aware, there is a possibility that the event is going to be cancelled if the situation is going to change.

We are looking forward to your email!

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Scholarship Proposal for internationale Ph.D. Students

14.09.2020 -

The International office of the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg announces within the programme STIBET 1 Graduation Aid for international Ph.D. Student over a period of October 2020 until December 2020.

More information here.

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Applications for Financial Aids

14.09.2020 -

 The International Office of the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg announces in the context of a funding by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (AA) 25 financial aids for foreign students and doctoral candidates of the OVGU from October 2020.

More information to be found here.

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Registration for the RIA Buddy program

14.09.2020 -

The buddy programm matches incoming international students with an experienced one, who then supports her or him during the first steps in Magdeburg. Those buddies are volunteers who can give important advice when the international students need help, they show them around and are a first contact in Magdeburg.

For further questions, feel free to write an emal to international@stura-md.de or visit our website ria.stura-md.de.

If you want to participate in the RIA Buddy Programm, please fill in the following form.

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Travelling to Magdeburg

26.08.2019 -

New in Germany? You are not sure how to get to Magdeburg and your flat for the first time?

We have put together some information to ease your arrival here.

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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!

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