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


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 in the Orbis. More...

Language Exchange | Tandem
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 all those who are interested to gather 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...

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

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

Information on the summer semester 2018 for international students:

► Orientation event for summer semester 2018 for all newly arrived international students on Thursday, 5.04.2018 at 13:00 in Emil Fischer-Hörsaal, Hessische Straße 1/2, 10115 Berlin

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

Presentation from the orientation event for international students (5. October 2017), PDF
► New Facebook group for winter semester 2017/18
► 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'll have an initial credit of 5 euro, so that you can make national and international calls. Additionally, you'll 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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