Orientation Event

Orientation Event Summer Semester 2024

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences!!!
We are pleased that you have decided to study at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University in Frankfurt.

In order for you to get to know the faculty and your degree program, we offer an orientation event for all first-year students at the beginning of the summer semester 2024.

You do not need to register for the Orientation Event!!! Just show up and feel free to participate. 
We strongly encourage you to attend!!! While attendance is not mandatory. However, you should be aware that it will be very difficult for you to catch up on the content without attending.
This semester, the Orientation event consists of two main components:

2. Orientation Event in presence

BA Political Science Minor:
Event on study organization in the BA Political Science minor
Tuesday, 09.04.2024 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Room: Westend Campus, PEG building, PEG 1.G 165

BA Sociology minor:
Event on study organization in the BA Sociology minor
Thursday, 11.04.2024 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Room: Westend Campus, PEG building, PEG 1.G 165

We wish you a successful start at Goethe University in Frankfurt!!!


We have created an online learning course on study organization (LernBar) for you, which contains information, video presentations and links to the most important topics. The learning bar is an interactive online course that aims to provide you with all the important information for your studies in a clear way. The learning bar will remain permanently available online and will also accompany you during your studies. Take at least one day for the learning bar. 

You can find the complete learning bar here.

Below you will find the power point video presentations in English used in the learning bar for download as pdfs:

Good Study Start

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