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University of Saarland International Office–ZiS (Centre for International Students) Saarbrücken, Saarland
What is ZiS? Zentrum für internationale Studierende (Centre for International Students) –We have been active since 2002, helping the international students at our university with their initial orientation and integration, as well as organize social events to enjoy their stay in Germany
Monthly Events! Registration daily in room 2.37 at the Campus Centre (building A4 4) from to hrs –Excursions in Germany and its surroundings (such as Luxembourg, France) –Tours of the Campus –Tours of Saarbrücken („Altstadt“ and „Saarbrücken–Alternativ“)
Excursions… Normally the 3rd or 4th Saturday of the month Lasts all day With the bus or train Accompaniment with ZiS tutors Price: 15€ / 20€ Examples: Saarland Luxembourg, Trier Heidelberg, Mainz Metz, Frankfurt Book Fair, etc.
…Campus Tours… Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, from to hrs English or German (other languages at request) Meeting point: INFO – Point, Campus Center (Building A4 4)
… and explore Saarbrücken! City Tour „Saarbrücker Altstadt“ (Old Town of Saarbrücken): –Lasts 2 hours –In April and October –In German or English City Tour with the bus „Saarbrücken-Alternativ“ (Saarbrücken–Alternative): –Tour of the „Saarbrücken of the National Socialism“ –Lasts 4 hours –In September
ZiS – BuddyProgramm *you & me* We organize this programme since 2001, with which Saarbrücken‘s students from all courses and semesters can meet and support international students in their daily lives There are also special excursions, visits to exhibitions, and the „ZiS–Treff“ Sign up in our office, room 2.37 in the Campus Centre (Building A4 4) daily from to hrs
„Spezialitätentage“ (Culinary Specialty Days) in the Mensa Every Wednesday, a country presents its culinary culture: –The Mensa will serve a typical dish from the country –InfoStand in the Mensa Foyer –Music – Dancing – Multimedia presentations –InfoFlyer
„Länderabende“ (Cultural Evenings) General information about the country Cultural presentation of the country with live music, dancing, and games Preparation of typical dishes and finger food from the country No registration necessary
„ZiS – Treff“ Twice a month: –ZiS-Treff-1 in Saarbrücken –ZiS-Treff-2 in Canossa University (Mensa building, basement) One free drink and board games, meeting interesting people, common cultural interests, … either way a ton of fun!
Our Service We are also on Facebook! INFO – Events INFO – Material Tableware rent in exchange for a deposit
We are also on Facebook! Information about our events Questions? Suggestions? We are glad to help and thankful for the feedback!
INFO - Events Orientation weeks at the beginning of the new semester Cooperation with: Studienkolleg AStA Wohnheimen Fachrichtungen
INFO - Material Welcome–packages at the beginning of the semsester with INFO–brochures: –NadU (Neu an der Uni? / New at the University?) –Scientific techniques for studying for international students –Short trips in Saarland and surroundings –Flyers about Saarland: Map of Saarbrücken, Tourism in Saarland, etc.
Tableware rent Always Tuesdays + Thursdays in room 2.37 – 2.38 Campus Center (building A4 4) to hrs Deposit: 10€
Social Financial help: - Saarland-Grant of the StudienStiftungSaar - Funds for international students In financial crises (loans)
… and this is the ZiS team: Beate Meinck Coordinator / ZiS: Conception and organisation Anita Romina Initial orientation and Studierendensekretariat
Claudinéia Flach ZiS BuddyProgramm *you & me* Mustafa Kahraman Culinary Specialty Days in the Mensa Alexey Gulyaev Cultural Evenings
Julia Brodt Excursions Lina Dacharry Social Volunteer Year at ZiS
ZiS Homburg Rakan Matro Ammar Hamdan
Social Volunteer Year at ZiS Alex ( ) Anna ( ) Katharina (2011 – 2012) Eva (2012) Christel (2013 – 2014) Lina (2014 – 2015)