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Semesterstart an der Leibniz Universität Hannover

Start of the new semester at Leibniz University Hannover

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On 10 October 2022, Leibniz University Hannover will welcome all first-semester students – a live stream guided by the motto “Do it like Leibniz” will provide a virtual tour of the university

On 10 October 2022, university management will welcome students commencing their studies at Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) in winter semester 2022/2023. The welcome event for first-semester students will be held via a two-hour YouTube live stream, starting at 9 a.m. New LUH students will get to know central university facilities and locations.

The tour will be hosted by the student hosts Céline Beckhausen and Lennart Crüwell. On behalf of all first-semester students, the hosts will meet and have a chat with numerous contact partners. The live stream addresses first-semester students of all degree programmes taught at LUH, interested students in advanced semesters, as well as members of the university and the public.

Insights into the President’s office and the cafeteria

The event begins with a special visit to the President’s office, where Prof. Dr. Volker Epping, President of LUH, will welcome the viewers of the live stream. Guided by the motto of the event – “Do it like Leibniz” – the President will talk about LUH.

Subsequently, members of staff from numerous advisory and support facilities will introduce their services, including Student Advisory Services, the Examination Office, IT Services and the Equal Opportunities Office. In addition, the tour will cover the university library (TIB), the cafeteria and SportCampus.

Complete programme and access to the live stream on 10 October:


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For further information, please contact Mechtild Freiin v. Münchhausen, head of Communications and Marketing and spokesperson of Leibniz University Hannover (Tel. +49 511 762 -5342, email