Starting in winter semester 2022/23
Dear future students of the Department of Applied Computer Science,
We look forward to welcoming you as a student at Fulda University of Applied Sciences in autumn 2022.
On this page you will find information about your start of studies such as
- Start of semester on campus
- e-Learning platform (moodle)
Save the Date: First dates for the start of studies
Our first-semester students will start their studies with introductory events from 17th October 2022 with information and introductory events. Regular teaching will begin on Thursday, 24th October 2022.
Until it starts: Our preliminary courses
To help you get started with your studies, the Department of AI offers the following pre-courses:
READY2CODE beginner's course in programming | online
TOOLKIT for successful studies
Dates & Events
Get to know the Department of Applied Computer Science and our mentors in the first week of lectures. Besides a welcome from the president of our univerity you will receive information regarding your study programmme, timetable compilation, eLearning system and a look inside our laboratories.
These introductory events are a great way of getting to know your fellow students, the campus and the canteen.
The exact dates will be published by the end of july 2022.
Checklist - Start of studies
Student user identification number
After your matriculation, you will receive your student user identification with an initial password via e-mail.
Please change your initial password as soon as possible, regard the hints given.
More information (in german) at hs-fulda.de > Studieren > Mein Studium > Studium organisieren > Meine Daten verwalten
Your student user identification is needed for all services offerd by Fulda University of Applied Sciences. It allows you to...
- receive and send mails with your university email address
- log in to horstl
- log in to e-learning platform moodle
- log in to the network of university and your department
- log in to the university WLAN
University email address
You will receive your university email address with your matriculation documents (usually email@example.com). Using your student user identification number, you can access your emails at webmail.hs-fulda.de.
Don't worry if it does not work instantly. It can take up to two weeks untill your email address is activated.
If problems occur, contact our IT Support via email to support(at)rz.hs-fulda.de.
All important information from Fulda University of Applied Sciences will be sent to this email address. Make sure to check it regularly. Members of the department will communicate exclusively via this email address.
ID card/chip card
After matriculaton you will be asked (via email) to upload a photo for your chip card. Only after your photo has been uploaded, your chip card will be sent to you by post. More information can be found at hs-fulda.de/chipkarte.
The chipcard works as your student ID card, semester ticket, library card, copy card and can be used to pay in our cafeteria.
Log in to Horstl at horstl.hs-fulda.de using your student user identification number. With Horstl you can ...
- enrol on modules (timetable)
- sign up for examinations
- check your programme structure
- access certifications
- update your personal data
- reregistrate for your studies
If you need help, you can finde more information in our IT Support Wiki.
Take your courses
Timetables will be published on 15th September 2021 in horstl. Enrol in your modules in horstl from 16.09. (9:00am) to 19th October 2021 (23:59pm). Within the registration period you can log in to Horstl and enrol at "VERANSTALTUNGEN UND PRÜFUNGEN" > "Vorlesungsverzeichnis anzeigen". The modules are not allocated on the basis of "first come first serve" but by an algorithm.
Your personal timetable will be created on 20th October 2021 and published by the afternoon in moodle. You will receive a mail to your university email address as well.
Start of lectures: 21st October 2021
- you can set priorities for your desired date of the modules
- when the timetables have been created you can take free spaces from 21st October 2021, 9:00am - first come, first serve principle
Online consultation hours
If you have any question, send an email to lisa.wiegand(at)informatik.hs-fulda.de or visit our online consultation hours.
Please attend the appointment with a desktop PC. So you can make the assignment in parallel.
As a student of Fulda University of Applied Sciences your library account will be activated automatically. Before you use it the first time, set a password (you will receive a mail to your university email address). You can find your personal library card number on the back of your chip card.
Hints regarding the configuration of your online access can be found in your matriculation documents or at hs-fulda.de/hlb > Service > Ausleihe > Bibliotheksausweis > für Studierende der HS Fulda.
If problems occur, please contact us via email at service(at)hlb.hs-fulda.de.
If something is still unclear: get in touch!
If you have questions about the start of the semester, need information about the structure of your studies or the organisation of the department, you are cordially invited to our digital consultation hours. We look forward to meeting you!
Student advisory service
Talk to our student advisors and find out more at the weekly office hours, Wednesdays, 6 - 7 p.m. or contact them by e-mail. You can find out more about our mentors here.
Digitale Medien (B.Sc.)
Global Software Development (M.Sc.)
Angewandte Informatik (B.Sc./M.Sc.)