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Our University Services & Facilities Student Welcome Centre

Student Welcome Centre
A Smooth Start Into Your Study Programme


You signed your study contract with us and you are now planning your stay at our university?

Our Student Welcome Centre will help you to get a smooth start into your study programme.

Orientation Week & Start of Your Study Programme

With its orientation sessions SRH will make sure that you can easily orient yourself in Berlin and in our university. During orientation we will present you the details of your study programme as well as all services the university offers to you. During our social activities (e.g. champagne reception, rallye, bus tour to Potsdam, cocktail evening, welcome games, etc.) you will have the possibility to meet your classmates and to start making friends.

Dates of the orientation sessions  

Orientation Week Summer 201826 - 29 March 2018
(Please be aware that MBA programmes start in the beginning of March already, the Bachelor programmes in the beginning of April) 
Orientation Week Winter 2018/19 (MBA + Master's)3 - 7 September 2018
Orientation Week Winter 2018/19 (Bachelor's + M.Sc. Computer Science)8 - 12 October 2018


During orientation you will also receive your enrolment documents, such as your Student ID card as well as enrolment certificates. Please contact your admission officer in order to know which documents you have to bring along for your enrolment.

Guidance & Assistance

Besides the academic questions you may have a lot of non-academic questions about this new chapter of your life. The Student Welcome Centre assists with the following topics:

  • Accommodation in Berlin
  • Registration process of your accommodation at the Berlin “Bürgeramt”
  • Student Health Insurance
  • Further topics about the life in Berlin

Should you need assistance in your visa & residence permit application process, please contact our  Visa Service. 

Student Welcome Guide

Together with your acceptance letter & study contract you will receive our “Student Welcome Guide”. You will find all important information for a smooth & easy start into your study programme at our university and Berlin.

Impressions of our past orientation sessions

SRH Student Buddy Programme

Our Students’ Union assigns Student Buddies who assist the Student Welcome Centre.

A student buddy is usually a second or third year student of the same study programme who assists first year students of all nationalities in having a smooth start into both their studies at our university and their life in Berlin/Germany.

Your contact at our Student Welcome Centre

Dipl.-Üb. Gloria Thiller

University Administration

Student Welcome Service
Room H.115
Telephone +49 30 374 374 -155 Send an email