We welcome all new students to the Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciencies. Here you will find all the information you need to start your studies at our faculty in the winter semester 2021/22.

Leibniz Forum at the Augustusplatz campus
Leibniz Forum at the Augustusplatz campus, Photo: Swen Reichhold

To process your concerns and questions, it is important that you always write to us from your new university email address. Important information is, in addition to your first and last name, your matriculation number and your course of study.

  • Physics, IPSP, Mathematical Physics, Teaching Degree Programme Physics, Meteorology:
    Send EMail
  • Geography, Geosciences:
    Send EMail

You will find general information and valuable tips for starting your studies in 2021 also on the central websites of our university.

Mathematics Preparation Course 2021

In the winter semester 2021/22, a Mathematics Preparation Course for all new students in the subjects physics, teaching degree programmes in physics, IPSP and meteorology is planned at our faculty. Essential mathematical content is repeated and refreshed during this course. According to the current status, the course will take place on 4–8 October 2021.

Your participation in the Mathematics Preparation Course is voluntary. However, registration is required by 30 September 2021. To do this, please register by email from your university email address.

The contents of the Mathematics Preparation Course include:

  • functions
  • differentiation and integration of functions of one variable
  • vectors

Module registration

Period of module enrolment via AlmaWeb:

  • Teaching degree programmes (only core subject physics): 27 September 2021, 12pm until 6 October 2021, 5pm
  • All other courses of study: 29 September 2021, 12pm until 6 October 2021, 5pm

If you have any questions or problems regarding the module registration, please contact us by email after the beginning of the registration period.

Introductory Events


Information about the introductory events in the subject Geography can be found on the website of the Institute for Geography.


At the start of your studies, there will also be special tutorials for all bachelor's degree programmes on the subject of “how-to-study“:

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