Welcome Event Winter Semester 2017/18 for new students of all Bachelor and Master degree programs


Monday, October 16, 2017

9 a.m.        
Ecumenical Service (optional)
Rheingauer Dom, Bischof-Blum-Platz 1

10 a.m.    
Official Opening of the Welcome Event
Rheingau-Atrium im Domzentrum, Bischof-Blum-Platz 2

Prof. Dr. Otmar Löhnertz, Vice-President of Academic and Student Affairs

Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, President
Franz Wernitsch, Chairman Student Committee (AStA)
N.N., Mayor of Geisenheim
Robert Lönarz, President of VEG – Geisenheim Alumni Association e. V.

Presentation of DAAD-Award
Award Winner: Bas von Gijzen, Student International Wine Business (B.Sc.)

Introduction of Teaching Staff

Introduction of Student Information Center – Organizing your Studies

Prof. Dr. Randolf Kauer, Head of Examination Committee

12 p.m.    
Lunch break and Guidance at Information Stands
Campus Building

  • International Office and Language Center
  • Deutschlandstipendium
  •  Studentenwerk Frankfurt / Sébastien Catering (Cafeteria)
  • VEG – Geisenheim Alumni Association e. V.
  • Career-Service
  • University Sports
  • Familiy-friendly UniversityMedia-Center
  • Student Committee (AStA)
  • Student Fraternity GV Rhenania / Rheno-Concordia

2 p.m.        
Group Photo
Park, front lawn below university administration building

Campustours in mixed groups with students from all degree programs

4 p.m.       
Champagne Reception hosted by VEG – Geisenheim Alumni Association e.V.
Villa Monrepos, Rüdesheimer Straße 5 (Room 10 and Park)

Welcome Meeting and Mentors‘ Get-Together with small snacks

9 p.m.     

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10 a.m.    
IT Information Session, Course Schedule and General Administration
Gerd-Erbslöh-Hörsaal (Room 30), Campus Building
Dipl.-Ing. Marion Waldeck, MBA, Chancellor, and Thomas Franßen, Schedule Planning and Studentcard Service

Lunch break

1.15 p.m.    
AStA Information Session

2 p.m.       
Geisenheim Town Quiz Tour organized by AStA
on-campus & in town

4 p.m.       
New Students’ Party
Rhenania House, Rüdesheimer Straße 16

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Your degree program will be offering an individual welcome program – please check your schedule.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Rheingau WineKULTtour – Three in one go! Eberbach Monastery, Schloss Vollrads and Schloss Johannisberg

Including Free Wine Tasting and Snacks
Guide: Walter Schönleber
Meeting Point: 1.15 p.m., Parking space in front of university administration building
Departure: 1.30 p.m.; Arrival: 5.30 p.m.
Tickets: upon payment of 10 Euro deposit available at the Welcome Meeting in Monrepos October 16, and from October 1, in the AStA Office (Ticket price will be refunded in the bus before departure)

Welcome to Hochschule Geisenheim University! We wish you a good start to your student life!