Incoming students

Dear first-year students, welcome to the faculty of Process and Systems Engineering at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. Like every year, we welcome numerous new students who have decided to begin their studies with us. We are glad that you are here and we would like to support you with the commencement of your studies to the best of our abilities.

General Information

The Otto von Guericke University website provides you with all kinds of information on beginning of your studies.


Orientation days

To help you get started, the faculties of the University offer a supporting program in the first week before the start of the study. The introduction days take place in the first week of the new semester.


Lectures and seminars

Please note the following: The schedules can be viewed via the LSF portal. Furthermore, concerning lectures and seminars, it may be necessary to independently acquire the schedules.

Präsentation Welcome Seminar

University Account

A university account is your student user identification. It allows you access to the HISQIS student portal, to the Moodle e-learning platform, and to the services provided by the University Computer Center.


Faculty Related Information

  • Please note that a registration is required!
  • Registration for the bachelor’s and master´s studies form is to be completed, signed, and turned in to the Examination Office or dropped in the Examination Office mail box
    • in the summer semester until the end of April
    • in the winter semester until the end of October
  • If the registration is not available, the following examination period will be blocked.
  • Important for BAföG recipients: after the 4th semester, the acquisition of 104 CPs must be demonstrated to receive approval. This only includes achievements from the first four semesters.
  • Important: Study documents and information of the individual degree programs can be viewed on the website outlining the degree programs.

Presentation Introductory event Wintersemester 2020/ 2021

Examination Office Presentation from the Orientation Days for students (german)

Examination Office Presentation from the Orientation Days in the area SGA (german)

Presentation from the equal opportunities officers (german)

Student Council Presentation from the Welcome Seminar for PSEE and CEE students



If you have any questions about studying, you can contact the Examination Office or one of the degree course consultants.

Last Modification: 18.04.2023 - Contact Person: Manuela Dullin