The TU Darmstadt Experience Weeks

The International Student Services (ISS) Team is very excited to welcome you to Technical University of Darmstadt!

In order to help you get settled, the ISS team organises an orientation programme called: the Experience Weeks. During these ‘X-Weeks’, TU Darmstadt’s student tutors will help you find your way around the city, get to know TU Darmstadt’s student life and show you all that Darmstadt has to offer.

Winter semester 2020/21

We are working on creating the best possible orientation weeks for you for this upcoming winter semester, please check back in a couple weeks for all the up-to-date information on what we will offer. We thank you for your patience at this time.

Please follow this link for further information on how to prepare for and organise your stay here in Germany: Your Stay

The following schedule is subject to change due to TU Darmstadt’s recommendation to postpone all larger public events. Therefore, we ask you to check this page regularly for updates.

Student-led University Groups

In order to guarantee all exchange students a successful and exciting stay at TU Darmstadt, there are several student-led groups that offer a variety of social & cultural events. For additional information please visit their websites:

ESN Darmstadt

Intercultural Tutors Team

TUtor International

X-Weeks Infos and Dates

At the beginning of X-Weeks, you will be assigned to a tutor group. Your tutor will be your direct contact person during your first days and weeks in Darmstadt and will be available to help you with any difficulties you may encounter.

Your tutor will support you with:

  • your university enrollment (“Immatrikulation”)
  • opening a bank account
  • registering at City Hall
  • further administrative and non-academic concerns

The intensive German courses are offered by the Sprachenzentrum, last four weeks and takes place from Monday through Friday.

Placement test
from Monday, 14.09.2020; 12:00 a.m. CET
till Thursday, 17.09.2020; 12:00 p.m. CET

Information about language level
Tuesday, 22.10.2020
Intensive language course
from Monday, 28.09.2020
till Friday, 23.10.2020

08:55 – 12:25 CET



The information on this website is not legally binding.