2 Steps towards your future Apply for the UniversityPass the examFind a roomGet addmission letterMove out / Move inGet enrolled
3 Apply for the University I. Uni DuisburgThursday, 4.July Room 101Group :00 UhrGroup :00 UhrDon’t miss this appointment!II. FH – SoestIII. Hochschule Rhein Waalon Thursday, 27.June.16:00 in Room 101,bring your laptop!
4 Find a Room All Freshmen must check out from the campus by latest 31 Aug.2013.Gr can stay till 15 Sep.2013 because of internship.Start finding your room early, as the German students willbe looking in the summer.We strongly advise that you not go home after youcomplete your exams until you find a room.Do not hesitate to ask for help from us.
5 Student Dormitory The student Dormitories usually have a very long waiting list!In Duisburg:In Soest:
6 Where can you find the information for a new room? Notice Boards in the University CampusYou can also post your own advertisement on the boardAdvertisements in local newspapers and magazinese.g. “Super Sonntag”,Notice Boards in local supermarket such as “REAL”.Internet:
7 Furnished vs. Unfurnished Most apartments and rooms in Germany are UNFURNISHED.This means NO kitchens, beds, lamps, shelves, tables, etc.Furniture to buy:shops such as IKEA, TedoxSecondhands Shops
8 How do I read the ads in the newspaper and on the internet? Zi (Zimmer) room(s) 3 Zi.-Whg three-room apartment DG (Dachgeschoss) top floor apartment EG (Erdgeschoss) ground floor Wfl. (Wohnfläche) living space (usually m2) qm (Quadratmeter) square meters MM (Monatsmiete) monthly rent Nachmieter next tenant K (Kaution) deposit (up to 3 MM) WM (Warmmiete) rent including costs for heating KM (Kaltmiete) rent doesn’t include heat, water, electricity and waste disposal zzgl. NK plus extra Kündigungsfrist cancellation period. A written notice three months in advance Prov.(Provision) commission NR(Nichtraucher) no smoking allowed ZH(Zentralheizung) central Heating AR(Abstellraum) storeroom EBK(Einbauküche) built-in kitchen KN(Kochnische) kitchenette Balk.(Balkon) balcony
9 Advertisements Example1 Example 2 Jülich-Nähe Zentrum, geräumige 3 Zi. -Whg, ca. 77 qmWfl. 3ZKDB, Balkon, MM EUR 425,-+NK EUR 150,- + 2MM Kaution, Garage möglich, Prov. frei direkt vomEigentümer, XXX Immobilien, Herr XXX, Tel.: xxxxxExample 2Writing your own advertisement:2 Studenten suchen 2-Zi. Whg m. Kü + Bad ab 1. September in Jülich o. Umgeb. bis max. €500 warm.Tel. xxx xxxx oder xxxx.
10 How much does it cost to move in? Jülich-Nähe Zentrum, geräumige 3 Zi. -Whg, ca. 77 qmWfl. 3ZKDB, Balkon, MM EUR 425,-+NK EUR 150,- + 2MM Kaution, Garage möglich, Prov. freiFirst month‘s rent euros NK (Nebenkonsten) – first month MM Kaution – security deposit eurosSo you have to pay 1425 euros before your new landlord will give you the key.Plus buy furniture, etc.
11 Was sage ich am Telefon / What can you say, when you call? Guten Tag, mein Name ist xxx und ich habe ihre Wohnungsanzeige in der Zeitung/ auf der Website gesehen.Ich interessiere mich sehr dafür und möchte einen Besichtigungstermin ausmachen.Guten Tag. Mein Name ist..XXX. Ich rufe wegen des Zimmers / der Wohnung in der XXX Straße in Jülich an. Ist es / sie noch frei?Ja, sie ist noch zu haben.Ist ein Besichtigungstermin möglich? Um wie viel Uhr?Welche Unterlagen benötigen Sie?Vielen DankAuf Wiederhören
12 Wichtige Fragen / Important questions Wie viel m² hat die Wohnung?How many m² does the house/apartment have?Wie hoch sind die Nebenkosten?What are the extra costs? How high are the additional expenses approximately?Was ist alles in den Nebenkosten enthalten (Strom, Wasser, Heizung)?What is included in the additional charges (electricity, water, heating)?Wie ist die Lage (z. B. Supermärkte, Park, U-Bahn usw.)?In which surrounding is the apartment?Wie ist die Lautstärke (z. B. Anbindung an Hauptstraße oder ähnliches)?How loud is the place? (for example: is it next to the main streets or train tracks?)
13 Wichtige Fragen / Important questions Wie hoch ist die Kaution?How much deposit should we pay?Wie hoch ist die Gesamtkosten?How much are the total costs?Ist die Wohnung möbliert?Is the apartment furnished?Ist die Küche eingerichtet?Does it have a kitchen?Wie viele Menschen können in dem Haus/in der Wohnung wohnen? How many people can live in the house?Wohin mit dem Müll?Where to put the garbage?
14 Important things for rent a room Security deposit (Kaution):You will get it back after you leave if nothing is broken or damaged and everything is clean!Rules for your house (Hausordnung):You must follow these or you can be evicted.Quiet Hours (usually from 22:00-7:00)You have to clean the hall twice a monthYou have to take out the garbage to the streetYou have to shovel snow.When you move out or move in, you might have to renovate the room (wallpaper, paint, etc.)
15 Subletting (Untermieter) Important things for rent a roomSubletting (Untermieter)In order to sub-let your room you must get written permission from the landlord. If you live in a student dorm, you have to get WRITTEN PERMISSION from the - Studentenwerk - people in the house - International Office - student dorm commission - building manager If you do not follow this rule, neither of you will ever get a room in the student dorms again.
16 Important things for rent a room Unlimited ContractInform the landlord by writing a letter with your signature three monthsahead of time.Cancellation period (Kündigungsfrist) is usually 3 months –even if it is not written in your contract.Better to send a registered letter (Einschreiben).You will have writtenproof that the landlord got the letter.Read your contract for the cancelling restrictions. For example: somecontracts only let you cancel at the end of the month.Limited rent contractCan not cancel this contract before the end of the rental period!Please be very careful before signing limited contracts!Some landlords might accept a 1 month cancellation period if you findnext tenant (Nachmieter).
18 Moving out from the campus! Pack all of your clothes and personal belongings.Empty all cupboards, drawers and wardrobes.The bathrooms must be cleaned including toilet, sink, shower, walls, floor and mirror.All posters, etc. must be carefully taken down from the walls (without damaging the walls or wallpaper).All rubbish placed in the garbage cans outside.
19 Moving out from the campus! Please make sure that you have removed ALL of your FOOD from the refrigerators and freezers in the Kitchens.The refrigerators ovens and backoven must be thoroughly cleaned before you leave.All of your kitchen utensils that you no longer need must be removed from the kitchen and thrown away.The kitchen must be left clean and tidy as you found it when you arrived at the Campus!
20 Moving out from the campus! You can take bedcovers, blankets, sheets and pillowslip and the poillow with youLeave mattress!can be taken with you:pillow slip, bed cover, sheet, blanket
21 Moving out from the campus! Before you leave, your room will be checked by our officeteam.You will have to return the keys personally and sign a form withyou contact details: , telefon number and your new Adresse.Otherwise your security deposit can not be paid back.
22 Moving into the new room Inform the appropriate provider, for example the local waterworks (Wasserversorger, Stadtwerke) in your area that you are the new tenant in your flat or room. (In case of Kaltmiete).Register with the G.E.Z. in Germany so that you can legally use your TV, computer and radioAsk for help from landlord if you have any problems
23 Moving to the new cityGet registered in registration office in the new city (Einwohnermeldeamt)Open new bank account if necessary(Ask for “Umzugsservice” in your new bank)Inform your bank, health insurance company and your cell phone provider your new adresseThe Post Office offers ‚Nachsendeservice‘. Your post can beforwarded to your new addressfor a fee of € for 6months and € for 12 months.
24 Enrollment UNI Duisburg (all in one group) September, the exact date will be announcedDon’t miss the appointments!9. Oct Orientation day10. Oct Language test14. Oct Lecture startWho will help you in Duisburg?Fakultät für IngenieurwissenschaftenSupport Center for International Engineering Students (SCIES)Universität Duisburg-EssenBismarckstr. 90 (BC210) DuisburgTel.: +49 (0)Fax: +49 (0)
25 EnrollmentIf you pass the exam you will get an admision letter with all details, normally also at the end of SeptemberFrau Hannah OkekeBBA Administration Office FH-SoestLübecker Ring 2, Soest RoomOffice hours: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Phone:Hochschule Rhein WaalCampus Kleve Herr Joost Kleuters;Tel ,
26 What costs do you have to consider monthly? 690 eurosper monthAverage rentfor a furnishedRoom (includingwater, electricity,heating€ 250 / monthStudent ActivityFee(including NRWpublic transport)€ 432 / year= € 36 / monthHealth insurance€ 77 / monthFood, clothing,books, language courses, incidentals,mobileetc.€ 327 / monthYou have to declareany amount more than Euro Cashwhen you enter Germany
27 Health insurance Versicherungspflicht Health insurance is obligatoryPrivate insurance with Dr. Walter will run out by 30. Sep, 2012Each Freshman student has to change from Dr. Walter to anobligatory insuranceInsurance fee is the same in each insurance: 77 € per monthThe fee will be automatically deducted from the bank accountWithout Health insurance no registration in university possibleImportant: always inform the health insurance about your newaddressWe will arrange appointment for you to do the registration withAOK and TK (obligatory insurance) on 10.July at 18:00 in the Chapel
28 What do you need for Visa renewal? After you get enrolled in the university, you need to renew your visa, no matter it is still valid or not!Please contact the international office in the university to get the information.1 passport-sized, biometric photoPassport (residence permits cannot be extended beyond the expiration dateof passport)Rent contractOriginal student ID card for the current semesterProof of health insurance – letter from the KrankenkasseProof by your current bank statement, that you have at least € 700 permonth available to youStudents who live in Aachen or Duisburg or elsewhere need proof of ablocked account of about 8000 €.€ 90 (to be paid immediately when picking up the passport)
29 Graduation CeremonyDon‘t forget your Graduation Ceremony on 09.Aug in Geilenkirchen at 10:00 in the Chapel!!THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTIONGOOD LUCK in the final exam!