Dates & Arrival Day


January  9, 2023Arrival day
January 10,  2023Classes start
January 13, 2023Field trip to Würzburg
January 14, 2023Field trip to Weimar
January 19-21, 2023Field trip to Berlin
January 24, 2023Field trip to Point Alpha
January 26, 2023Field trip to Rhön Mountains
January 26, 2023 Classes end
January 27, 2023 Closing ceremony
January 28, 2023Departure day

Arrival Day

On the arrival day we have the IWU-Registration Office set up at Fulda Mea Mea Lounge from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Please look for signs pointing out the IWU-Registration Office at the meeting point.

Please note:
The registration will not take place at the train station but in the evening, after the welcoming ceremony.
The IWU-team will welcome you and provide you with:

  • Refreshments
  • Information
  • Assistance purchasing and activating a sim card, if desired

Please make sure to bring enough cash (or a credit card with 4-digit PIN number to use at ATMs) on the arrival day. You will need cash for the key deposit, as well as food and beverages during the first day of your stay.

Arriving late
If you do not give us advance notice that you will be arriving after 2 pm on the arrival day, you need to find accommodation in Fulda for one night yourself.

Arriving early
If you arrive before the official arrival day, you need to find accommodation in Fulda for yourself until the official arrival day. Some suggestions for budget accommodation:

Fulda Youth Hostel (Jugendherberge Fulda)
Schirrmannstr. 31
36037 Fulda
Phone:+49 (0) 661 - 73 389

There are also social networks that facilitate staying for free or at low cost with locals, such as or

Hotels in Fulda (hotel reservations online)