+++Save the DATE  - Induction week 14.-18. October 2019+++

For our future students we take great care to help you settle into your new way of life in Witzenhausen and Fulda by organising a range of induction and orientation activities.

The induction and orientation programme at Witzenhausen and Fulda consists of  of academic events and other important enrolment tasks. With three field trips with focus on »farm«, »food«, and »consumer« we introduce you to the challenges of the food value chain - one of the core subjects of the IFBC programme. More details will follow.

Status: May 2019 - subject to changes

Campus Witzenhausen - Welcome Day, Mon Oct 14, 2019

soon more

9.30Welcome address, Faculty Prof. Dr. Gunter Backes - Dean of Faculty Organic Agricultural Sciences

Steinstr. 19 Zeichensaal
9.40Introduction Ute Gilles, MSc (International Study Affairs), Student Tutors, student groups ASV, FSR, KHG, ESG, Ms Range
Coffee Break
10.15Welcome Address  and Introduction
Prof. Dr. Johannes Kahl - IFBC Programme Director Kassel-Witzenhausen
Ute Gilles, MSc (International Study Affairs)
Steinstr. 19 Zeichensaal
12.00LunchMensa, Steinstraße
14.00City Rallye*Steinstraße
18.00Reception* by the Mayor of Witzenhausen Town Hall


Campus Fulda - Welcome Day, Tue Oct 15, 2019

~9.00Pick-up at train station Fulda by Elsa (student tutor)train station
9.30Welcome Address at Campus Fulda
Prof. Dr. Christine Küster - Study Dean of Department
Prof. Dr. Tonia Ruppenthal, IFBC Programme Director
Helga Keil, MA - IFBC Programme Coordinator Fulda University
Campus Fulda,
Leipziger Str. 123

building 40, room 105
9.45Meet & Greet with lecturers and staff members of the Department of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciencesbuilding 40, room 105
11.00Registration and enrolment at Campus Fulda
(allowing some time to initialize the „student card”)
Student Service Center
11.30Lunch breakMensa
12.30+++alternating groups+++
Introduction to IT Services and e-learning platform Fulda (moodle)
Helga Keil
building 40, room 006
Introduction to the lab facilities at Campus Fulda Interaction and usability lab / Sensory Science and Consumer Research Lab: Sensory Evaluation and Eye tracking
Louisa Page and Dominik Rupprecht
building 46, room 334 and 234
14.30Introduction to the services of the"Academic Writing Lab", Amata Schneider-Ludorffbuilding 40 room 105
15.00Campus Walk to be continued to the City and the baroque city center of Fulda
Helga Keil and Claire Holch
15.30Chill out at Café Ideal Fulda 

Field trip - focus FARM, Wed Oct 16, 2019

8.30 amdeparture by chartered bus, Witzenhausen
9.30 amVisit of Domäne Frankenhausen focus organic agriculture (tbc)
12.00 pmreturn by bus to Witzenhausen 

Field trip - focus FOOD, Thu Oct 17, 2019

departure Witzenhausen by chartered bus
11.00 am

Visit of Doehler Group, Darmstadt
a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-based natural ingredients, ingredient systems, and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industries

catching up with an IFBC students and alumni working at Doehler

afternoonreturn by bus to Witzenhausen

Field trip - focus CONSUMER, Fri Oct 18, 2019

Your contact - Campus Witzenhausen

Ute Gilles

Campus Witzenhausen

International Affairs

Building Campus Witzenhausen
+49 5542 98 1214
Consultation hours
by appointment

Your contact - Campus Fulda

Helga Keil


Building 40 , Room 101
+49 661 9640-356
Consultation hours
nach Vereinbarung per Telefon oder Mail