Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde

Information on start of our study programmes

​​​​​​​You can find the semester schedules (lecture times, examination periods, semester breaks) here.

Below you find information on the start of studies in the individual study programmes.

Offers for all first-year students

Immatrikulationsfeier (Foto: Ulrich Wessollek)

Matriculation ceremony

The ceremony always takes place on the first Thursday of the first week of lectures, usually on the same day as the town welcome on the market square of Eberswalde and the Ersties Rally, which is organized by the student body for the new students.


Buddy programme for international first-year students

The HNEE provides international first-year students with experienced students (buddies) who help them to get started at the university and in life in Eberswalde as easily as possible, if requested.


IT Buddy programme new students

The HNEE organizes an exchange with experienced students (buddies) to support new students get started with online studies. 


University Library

To give you an overview of the University Library, its facilities and work options, it has a spectrum of training opportunities for you.


Language Centre

Here you can find information about the language courses offered by the HNEE, including the German Intensive Course to prepare you for your studies.

​​​​​​​We wish you a pleasant and successful start to your studies!



Student Support Service Dep. & International Office

Citycampus, building 5, ground floor, right 

Schicklerstraße 5
16225 Eberswalde

 + 49 (0) 3334 657-134
Mail: studieren@hnee.de

Student Support Service Dep. & International Office