Event calender for international students

At this point we have compiled for you all the events with an international dimension that take place on the campus of the university and in the cities of Magdeburg and Stendal.

In addition, the university offers numerous events every semester to which all students are cordially invited.

Here you will find an overview of all current dates (only in German!)

Furthermore, you will find all sporting events at both study locations on the university sports pages.

To the overview of the sport events (only in German!)

Events in Magdeburg

CINESPAÑOL - Spanish speaking film festival from 05/02 to 05/12/19

For all those who love Latin America and Spain, exciting cinema and the Spanish language, there will be the "Cinespañol 8" series of events at Moritzhof from May 2 to May 12! The eighth edition of the Spanish-speaking film festival shows movies from Argentina, Mexico, Paraguay and Spain to the Moritzhof - of course in the original Spanish version with subtitles. The entrance fee is 6 Euro, reduced 5 Euro.

More about the film festival "Cinespañol 8" and the movie timetable here:


Buddy-Event #5: Guided City Tour Magdeburg 05/15/19

Guided City Tour Magdeburg for all Buddyprogramm participants.

If you want to learn more about Magdeburg and the german culture, you will love our guided city walk. Together we are going to visit the most famous sights of the city and explore the most important milestones in the history of Magdeburg. In the end there is an ice cream waiting for you. The tour is free for all Buddyprogramm participants.

When: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Meeting point: 3:45 p.m. at the Alter Markt

Comic exhibition "EbenSo - wenn Bilder Brücken bauen" from 05/15 to 05/25/19

"A picture says more than a thousand words" and can transport feelings and moods without having to talk much. By understanding across language and cultural boundaries, images can also serve as a bridge between people of different backgrounds.

"Wenn Bilder brücken bauen" is the subtitle of the exhibition by Berlin comic artist Tuffix in the library of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, which will be shown from 15 to 25 May 2019.

Soufeina Hamed (alias Tuffix), born in 1989, was born in Tunisia and grew up in Berlin. She holds a Master's degree in Intercultural Psychology from the University of Osnabrück and has been involved in various organisations such as the Young Islam Conference, Zahnräder Netzwerk e.V. and the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship. Since 2017 she has been a full-time illustrator and uses comic drawings for intercultural dialogue.

As part of the university's action semester for protection against discrimination, an open comic workshop with the artist will take place on 15 May 2019 from 2 p.m., followed by a tour of the exhibition with tuffix from 5.30 p.m. onwards.

More about the artist on her website:

Buddy-Event #6: Climbing Park 06/04/19

Climbing Park for all Buddyprogramm participants.

This climbing event will be the perfect challenge for every adventurer. The different levels offer a challenging task for everybody whether beginner or advanced climber. Good hint: All the challenges are easier to master if you do it with your group/Buddy! This event is free for all Buddyprogramm participants.

When: Tuesday, 4 June 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Meeting point: Main entrance Elbauenpark

Reading "Biskaya" by author SchwarzRund 06/19/19

In her queer afropolitan Berlin novel "Biskaya", the author SchwarzRund conveys the feeling of what it is like to be black in a land of whites. A powerfully eloquent book about "quite normal racism".

SchwarzRund came to Bremen at the age of three as a Black German Dominican* and has lived in Berlin for almost ten years. She has a Bachelor's degree in Cultural Studies and Gender Studies, in the latter she is currently completing a Master's degree. Her research focuses on the intervention fields of Black Queer music videos. In 2016, her Afropolitan Berlin novel BISKAYA was published by zaglossus Verlag.

When: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 2 p.m.

Where: Campus Magdeburg Library

More about the author on her website:


Day trip to Leipzig and Canoeing 06/29/19

When we arrive in Leipzig we are going on a 1.5 hour long sightseeing tour by bus. Afterwards we are going on an exciting canoe trip .Keep in mind not to take valuables onto the canoes and maybe take some spare dry clothes with you.

When: Saturday, 29. June 2019, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Meeting point: will be announced in time

Country evening Ukraine am 07/03/19

Country Evening Ukraine: The huge country in Eastern Europe holds some scenic, cultural and culinary treasures. In addition the country's current domestic and foreign political tensions will be examined.

When: Wednesday, 03 July 2019, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Villa Böckelmann (Lüttgen-Ottersleben 18a, 39118 Magdeburg)

Admission to the event is free. Please make a reservation by telephone or advance booking.

(Phone: 0391 636 018 0)

Buddy-Event #7: International Picnic 07/04/19

International Picnic for all Buddyprogramm participants.

As time flies by a wonderful semester is nearly at an end. But before everybody is heading homewards we want to spend an afternoon with all of you! Everybody can bring some selfmade traditional dishes for a delicious buffet. Our plan for today is relax, talk, play Vikings chess and some exciting Beachvolleyball matches. This event
is free for all Buddyprogramm participants.

Wann: Thursday, 4 July 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Treffpunkt: 4 p.m. at the beach volleyball pitches

Talk: International students in the city ... for more social interaction and against discrimination

The talk is about the foreign experiences and orientation difficulties of international students in the city - and the many support possibilities that exist. The shop talks will take place as part of the Action Summer Discrimination Protection at the University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal.

The events are supported by Pro FH Förderverein of the University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal and supported by the Federal Programme "Democracy Life".
All events are accompanied by music.

When: 10.07.2019, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Schau.Werk, Breiter Weg 114a, Magdeburg

Me gusta la música! - Music festival Moritzhof from 08/23 to 08/26/19

The next music festival "Me gusta la música" is expected to take place from August 23 to August 25 2019.More information soon:


2. International guitar festival Magdeburg from 09/13 to 09/15/19

From September 13 to September 15 the 2nd international guitar festival will take place at the Moritzhof in Magdeburg.

Besides concerts there will be workshops for ambitious amateurs, hobby musicians, music students, students or simply music enthusiasts. Registrations are possible via the organizer of the workshops, the Musikalisches Kompetenzzentrum Sachsen-Anhalt (MKM). Stands in the inner courtyard also invite you to stroll and try things out.

More information and all events here:


Events in Stendal

World Refugee Day at campus Stendal 06/20/19

Various activities will take place at the campus Stendal on the occasion of "World Refugee Day". Hoa Mai Tran reads from her book "Wir Kinder aus dem Flüchtlingsheim". The collaborative children's book project was developed together with children from refugee shelters and tells stories from their lives. The reading is suitable for adults and children from 6 years.

When: Thursday, 20 June 2019

Where: Campus Stendal, library

Jordanian afternoon in Stendal 06/26/19

Jordanian afternoon at campus Stendal.

When: Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Where: Campus Stendal Haus 1 Aula

More information following soon.

IKUS Events

IKUS (Interkulturelle Studenten der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität) is an intercultural student organisation that supports international students in Magdeburg and brings them together with German students. It also offers regular events.

All IKUS events can be found here


International Office

Tel.: +49 (0) 391 886 42 10
E-Mail: international@hs-magdeburg.de

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