EVENT DETAILS

Summer Semester 2020

16 April 2020 – Workshop „Career entry in Germany” (English)

This workshop is aimed at international students who plan to enter the German job market. We will answer questions such as: What steps do I need to take to successfully launch a career? What do I need to consider, especially as an international student? You will gain an overview of application strategies for international students that will guide you through the process of finding a job in Germany.

The workshop will be held in English.

This workshop is organized in cooperation with the ZQS

 

Meeting point:            International Office

Time:                           4 – 6 pm

Registration:               Via Stud.IP

22 April 2020 – Workshop „Writing Job Applications” (English)

Applying for work in Germany can seem like a complex process. In this seminar, you will
gain the skills and knowledge you need in order to compose application materials that
will meet the requirements of the German system and maximize your chances of
success. We will cover everything from finding and properly interpreting job postings,
selecting photos, including appropriate information, writing cover letters and
composing strong CVs as well as answering as many of your questions as time will allow.

The workshop will be held in English.

This workshop is organized in cooperation with the ZQS.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            2 – 7pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

22 April 2020 – Cultural Evening: Germany

German people face their fair share of stereotypes such as how they like to save their space on a deck chair with a towel whilst on holiday or ensure that public transport (and, well, everything) runs on time. But, there is, of course, a bit more to this nation’s population than this. Test your knowledge about German geography, traditions and facts during a fun table quiz.

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            7 pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

25 April 2020 – Hiking Trip to the Deister

We will explore the hilly “Deister” landscape, in the south of Hannover. On some hills, there are even towers, from which you can enjoy the fantastic view. As we will hike around 5 – 7 km, please bring suitable shoes and clothing, as well as some food & beverages and your hiking spirit!

 

Meeting point:          Central Train Station (at the horse statue)

Time:                        11 am  

Registration:            Via Stud.IP

27 April 2020 – Workshop „Written Application in Germany“ (German)

This workshop will give you the basics of the written application in Germany. You will learn how an application is structured, what documents you need and how to read job advertisements correctly. You will also have the opportunity to get feedback on your materials, share information and to get rid of all your questions.

The workshop will be held in German.

This workshop is organized in cooperation with the ZQS / Schlüsselkompetenzen.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            3 – 6 pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

29 April 2020 – Workshop “Job Interviews” (English)

The job interview is a crucial part of the selection process. In this seminar, you will learn
what to expect and how to prepare for a job interview in Germany. We will go over
interview etiquette, how to respond to an interview invitation and decide what to wear
as well as learn how to identify and anticipate likely questions and prepare strong
answers to frequent interview questions. You will practice mock interview sessions with
your peers and receive valuable feedback.

The workshop will be held in English.

This workshop is organized in cooperation with the ZQS/ Schlüsselkompetenzen.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            2 – 7 pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

04 May 2020 – Workshop „Confident manner in an interview“ (German)

The workshop imparts you the most important things you need to know about the job interview in Germany - from preparation to successful conclusion of the interview. You will learn how a job interview in Germany is structured, which questions are frequently asked and how you can make your appearance convincing. You will also have the opportunity to get feedback on your conversation, to talk to each other, and to get rid of all your questions.

The workshop will be held in German.

This workshop is organized in cooperation with the ZQS/ Schlüsselkompetenzen.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            3 – 6 pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

06 May 2020 – Upcycling Evening 

"From old to new" is the motto of this event. We will show you creative ideas and tricks how you can easily create new beautiful and useful objects from old or unused things.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            7 pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

11 May 2020 – Workshop „Career Entry in Germany“ (German)

In this workshop, the Career Service and the International Office will provide information about your career entry in Germany: What are the requirements for finding a job after graduation? Where can I find support and help? This workshop will provide you with essential information on legal provisions and support services for instance by the Immigration Authority and the Employment Agency.

The workshop will be held in German.

This workshop is organized in cooperation with the ZQS/ Schlüsselkompetenzen.

 

Meeting point:            International Office

Time:                          4 – 6 pm

Registration:              Via Stud.IP

13 May 2020 – Workshop „Study for Success: Your good start at LUH“ (English)

Students from abroad face many challenges when starting their degree course in Germany. Not only culture and customs differ vastly from your home country, but also the academic system and what is expected of you as a student.

This interactive workshop will introduce you to studying in Germany by including experiences of successful international students at LUH. It will equip you with strategies and useful information on how to experience a good start, how to study and prepare efficiently for exams and eventually graduate from LUH with success. Your participation and input will be highly valued.

 

The workshop will cover:

• Differences between studying in Hanover and back home

• How to have a good start

• Typical problems and how to avoid them

• Effective study strategies

 

This workshop will be held in English.

 

Meeting point:            International Office

Time:                          2 – 5 pm           

Registration:              Via Stud.IP

20 May 2020 – Breaking the Fast

Every 9th month of the Islamic calendar begins the month of fasting for many Muslims. “Iftar” is the evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset. Together, we will learn more about Ramadan and prepare typical dishes. Join us when we break the fast of the day at a festive dinner.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            7 pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

22 May 2020 – Movie Night: Anne Frank

In preparation for the excursion to the Bergen-Belsen memorial, we will show a movie about the story of the Jewish girl Anne Frank, which is still touching the hearts of people. During the gruesome Nazi regime, Anne Frank and her family hid in Amsterdam to avoid deportation to a concentration camp. In the end, their hiding place leaked out and they were taken to Bergen-Belsen. A true, touching story of young hope and cruel reality, based on the diary entries of Anne Frank.

Important information: The movie will be in German with German subtitles.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            7 pm

Registration:                Via Stud.IP

23 May 2020 – Visit to Bergen-Belsen Memorial

This excursion leads to the former concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen. Between 1939 and 1945, 70,000 people were murdered here and innumerous more were tortured. Nowadays, graves, memorials and a documentation center commemorate the suffering of the victims. Amongst all these victims were also Anne Frank and her sister Margot, who died in this concentration camp in 1945. On a guided tour, we will learn more about Anne Frank’s life after her hideout in Amsterdam was discovered.

 

Meeting point:                                     International Office

Time:                                                   8.45 am

Registration:                                       During office hours in the ServiceCenter (Mo. 1pm – 2pm; & Thu. 2pm – 4pm)

Fee:                                                    € 5

Deadline for registration:                   19 May 2020

03 June 2020 – Rally Dinner

1 course, 2 chefs, 3 places - and lots of nice people. Get to know the culinary side of Hanover and experience every course at a different place. The principle here is very simple: In teams of two, you cook a self-chosen course and then go to two other teams for the further courses to eat there.

 

Meeting point:                  Depending on the route

Time:                                5.30 pm

Deadline for registration: 27 May 2020

Registration:                    Via Stud.IP

06 June 2020 – International Firework Competition

Every year the international fireworks competition takes place in Hanover with many different nations competing against each other. On that evening, we want to have a nice picnic in the lovely atmosphere of the Herrenhäuser Gärten and watch the spectacle together. Lean back and enjoy the magic of the show! Please bring along your own blanket to sit on and something to eat and drink.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            7 pm

17 June 2020 – Table Quiz with Potluck Dinner

Prove your knowledge and try to get as many points as possible with your team in the Table Quiz. The teams will be selected randomly on site. Please bring a self-made dish from your home country for the Potluck Dinner so that we can enjoy a varied international buffet all together.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            7 pm

27 June 2020 – Visit of the Castle “Bückeburg”

With historical stately rooms, spacious grounds and the world’s largest private mausoleum featuring an imposing golden dome, the palace is an impressive testament to a glorious past. The magnificent “Bückeburg” palace dates back to around 1330 and represents an important cultural asset. We have arranged a tour, where we can retrace the footsteps of a noble family together.

 

Meeting point:                  Central Train Station (at the horse statue)

Time:                                10.40 am  

Deadline for registration: 22 June 2020

11 July 2020 – Trip to Steinhuder Meer

The “Steinhuder Meer” is the largest lake in northwestern Germany. It is situated at the center of the natural reserve of “Steinhuder Meer”. We will explore the shores of the lake and if the weather is nice have picknick. Furthermore, there is the option to play mini golf or to go on the lake by pedal boat.

 

Meeting point:            Central Train Station (at the horse statue)

Time:                          11 am

15 July 2020 – Farewell Buffet

The semester is coming to an end - a good reason to dance, celebrate and eat! Having already learned about the German culinary culture, we would like to invite you to present food from your culture. We want to have as many different dishes as possible to organise a big international buffet for all. Please bring a dish (preferably homemade) from your home country.

 

Meeting point:              International Office

Time:                            7 pm

Registration for trips

The registration for the trips is binding! If you are unable to take part at the trip, please let us know so that another student can join the event. If you do not unsubscribe from the event, you may be excluded from other events.

Diclaimer

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Contact

Questions about the Events: international-events@zuv.uni-hannover.de 

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