International Club "Orbis Humboldtianus"

"Orbis" - as our International Club "Orbis Humboldtianus" is affectionately called by students - is a place where many international events at Humboldt-Universität are held, where international students can meet German students and where they can register for our various counselling services and cultural programmes.

► Information on the summer semester 2018 for international students (Registration in the Local Registration Office!)


Info Desk
Want to register for Orbis events? Looking for information? You'll find advice and much more at our info desk - which is open daily! More...

Visa Service
You don't have a residence permit yet or need to have it extended? Then come to see us at Orbis. More...

Cultural Programme | SoSe 2018
You can find the events calendar online (or as PDF), with city tours, museums, concerts, study trips, parties and much more - to make sure you don't miss anything, sign up for our newsletter!

Language Exchange | Tandem
You want to improve your German and are willing to offer your mother tongue in exchange? We'll get you talking! At the beginning of each semester we invite everyone interested to get together. More...

Mentoring Programme
Lecture schedule? Course work and class presentations? Library? You have a multitude of questions and don't know who to ask? Our mentoring programme will help you find your way around university life and Berlin. More...

FAMOS Interkulturell
Do you want to expand your intercultural competence? We offer intercultural trainings for students at HU from abroad, who are going abroad or who are involved in intercultural projects. More… 

Are you interested in intercultural trainings? Have you been abroad? Do you want to be involved in the intercultural field? Check out our Certificate for Intercultural Compentence, ZERTIKO! More...


Information on summer semester 2018 for international students:

► Presentation from the orientation event for international students (5 April 2018), PDF

enlightened Book an appointment for the mobile registration office in Orbis (Registration, Anmeldung einer Wohnung) for Tue, 24.04.2018! Registration via e-mail: or in person at Orbis (room 1068, HU main building).

► Central orientation events
► Orientation events of the faculties and institutes
► Tips for beginners

► New Facebook group for sommer semester 2018
► Newsletter
► Introductory session (videoclip)



We offer international students free pay-as-you-go SIM cards by Lebara, which will already be available during matriculation. After activation of the SIM card, you will have an initial credit of 5 euros, so that you can make national and international calls. Additionally, you will have one month of up to 1 GB high speed internet for free. You can use the cards in standard, micro and nano SIM format. For more information, talk to the Orbis Team! More...

► Guests at Orbis
► Orbis Movie
► Flickr


Guide for International Students

Guide for International Students


(+49 30)
20 93-46 747
Only during opening hours

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